JHL 32(1) Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation for the Management of Engorgement, Plugged Ducts, and Mastitis

Independent Study Module for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants®

Title: Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation for the Management of Engorgement, Plugged Ducts, and Mastitis

Authors: Ann M. Witt, MD, IBCLC, Maya Bolman, BA, BSN, IBCLC, Sheila Kredit, and Anne Vanic, MSN, CPNP, IBCLC

Source: Journal of Human Lactation 32(1) 2016

After completing this study module, the learner will be able to:

  • Define basic principles of therapeutic breast massage and lactation (TBML).
  • Describe potential benefits of TBML in reducing breast pain associated with engorgement, plugged ducts, and mastitis.
  • Identify how TBML may help to extend breastfeeding duration.

You will have two attempts to achieve a passing score of 70% on this module.

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Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval Number ILCA-P0286. Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

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Quiz
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