2011 Breastfeeding Education Conference

Upgrading breastfeeding skills and knowledge


9:00 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital


Download flyer / registration form


The content of the traditional 18 hour course has been streamlined and will be presented in a series of two 6 hour classes.  You may attend any first session and any second session.  Attendance at both sessions is required.  All classes are on Tuesdays, and held at SBCH.

First Session Location   
Second Session Location
February 8 Burtness February 15 Conf. A / B
May 10 Conf. G May 17 Conf. A / B
August 9 Conf. C / D August 16 Conf. A / B
November 8 Conf. C / D November 15 Conf. A / B

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the advantages of breast feeding
  • Discuss the public health impact and how this ties to AAP, WHO, and NIH guidelines
  • Develop skills with patient communication and counseling
  • Link evidence based practice and hospital policies that support breastfeeding
  • Learn the mechanics of lactation management
  • Identify and treat breastfeeding and latch problems
  • Describe early and late onset breastfeeding problems



Registration is not complete until payment is received.


CHS Employees and Travelers:
Register online via HealthStream

NON-CHS Employees:
Complete registration form


The two sessions are provider approved for 12 contact hours by the California Board of Nursing, Provider #00252