JHL 35(3) Why We Need to Critically Analyze the Science

Independent Study Module for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants®

Title: Why We Need to Critically Analyze the Science

Authors: Joan E. Dodgson, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Source: Journal of Human Lactation 35(3) 2019

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

1. Identify two top levels of critical analyses of existing research.

2. Describe the purpose of a state of the science (SoS) paper in the field of lactation.

3. Describe which sources of research are appropriate for a SoS paper.

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 author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.

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.

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