Dr. Christina Smillie and Diana West, IBCLC
7:15 am - 4:30 pm
$115 general, $50 students
For a schedule of events and general information, download the CONFERENCE BROCHURE..
Physicians (OB/GYN, pediatric and family medicine), nurses, lactation consultants, registered dietitians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, breastfeeding advocates, social workers, and students.
To register online, go to www.unmc.edu/cce. To register via mail, please print out conference brochure.
Continuing education is offered and statements can be found on the Conference Brochure or the Credit Statements document..
About the conference
In it's tenth year, the one-day conference is sponsored by Olson Center for Women's Health and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in cooperation with UNMC College of Nursing and UNMC Center for Continuing Education and is offered to healthcare professionals. The conference corporate sponsor is UNMC Physicians.
Conference facts from 2011's sold-out conference:
- 358 attendees
- 17 exhibitors
- Topics covered were: breastfeeding patterns among low income African American families; Strategies to encourage breastfeeding in diverse populations; human milk immune system; tongue-tie in the breastfeeding infant; Risks of not breastfeeding; Breastfeeding and maternal medications; etc.
- video of speakers and some exhibitors can be found here.
Exhibiting opportunities will be available for our 2013 conference. Call 402-559-6345 to get on the list.
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