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  • WEBINAR - A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breastfeeding Pain

    1 credit offered

    This presentation discusses the role of the feeding therapist as part of a multidisciplinary approach to supporting lactation. Evaluation and treatment of the dyad includes assessment of both members as it relates to the feeding experience. Multiple challenges can be faced by the dyad, especially in the early learning stage of lactation and feeding. This presentation will review strategies for reducing mother’s pain, including intervention for latch difficulties, assessment of oral mechanism, and wound management (e.g., lesions, irritations, excoriated nipples).

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breastfeeding Pain

    This presentation discusses the role of the feeding therapist as part of a multidisciplinary approach to supporting lactation. Evaluation and treatment of the dyad includes assessment of both members as it relates to the feeding experience. Multiple challenges can be faced by the dyad, especially in the early learning stage of lactation and feeding. This presentation will review strategies for reducing mother’s pain, including intervention for latch difficulties, assessment of oral mechanism, and wound management (e.g., lesions, irritations, excoriated nipples).

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Webinar 12 March 2019 

    Presented by: Amber Valentine, MS,CCC-SLP, BCS-S, IBCLC, CNT

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Participants will be able to identify correct and incorrect latch and will be able to determine at least three causes of nipple pain.
    • Participants will be able to describe techniques for management of nipple pain related to breastfeeding.
    • Participants will be able to recognize appropriate referrals determined during evaluation and treatment process

    Learning Level: Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."


    Amber Valentine

    MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, IBCLC, CNT

    Amber Valentine is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of Kentucky in the United States with her MS in Communication Disorders.  She is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She worked for Baptist Health Systems, Inc. for 8 years before moving to Florida where she worked for Wolfsons Children’s Hospital and Mayo Florida in the USA. She is now back in Kentucky working for Baptist Health Lexington. She has experience in adults and pediatrics with feeding and swallowing difficulties including bedside swallow evaluations, Modified Barium Swallow studies, FEES, and pediatric feeding evaluations including NICU. She has provided guest lectures for the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville on feeding and swallowing topics. She has presented at the hospital level, local, state, national, and international levels on pediatric feeding/swallowing and breastfeeding.

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