PEC015 - Introduction to Breast Pumps

$36.00
SKU
012-PEC015

This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to breast pumps. Because of the number of breast pumps and accessories on the market, this course will cover breast pumps in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of breast pump, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to VGM Participating breast pump manufacturers.

This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to breast pumps. Because of the number of breast pumps and accessories on the market, this course will cover breast pumps in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of breast pump, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to VGM Participating breast pump manufacturers.

Learning objectives:

  1. Explain how a woman's breast manufactures milk; 
  2. Define let-down reflex and explain the process; 
  3. Explain the purpose of a breast pump and how it is used; 
  4. Identify the three basic types of breast pumps; 
  5. Explain how to determine the most appropriate breast pump for a nursing mother; 
  6. Provide suggestions on how a new nursing mother can overcome her anxiety about using a breast pump for the first time; 
  7. Explain the conditions under which breast milk should be stored; 
  8. Explain how a nursing mother can maintain her milk supply; 
  9. Explain how a breast pump should be used safely.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

 

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