Our 2021 meetings are virtual
PLEASE READ ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE SEMINAR
TENTH ANNUAL SUMMER SEMINAR & LUNCHEON September 20, 2021
Medical City Dallas Hospital 7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230
PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS FOR THE BREASTFEEDING DYAD
Speaker: Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC
7:00-7:45 Registration and light breakfast
7:45- 8:00 Welcome and introductions
8:00- 9:30 Epigenetics, Microbiome and Breastfeeding. What's the Connection?
9:30- 9:45 Break
9:45-11.00 Motivational Interviewing Techniques to Increase Client Success
11:15-12:15 Motivational Interviewing, cont.
12:15- 1:30 Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 3:00 Baby's not Gaining Weight? Now What?
3:00- 3:15 Break
3:00- 4:45 Great Tool Debate - Nipple shields, Ointments and Other Tools
Epigenetics, Microbiome and Breastfeeding: how does epigenetics play into baby's growth before and after birth; how can we impact our gut health; where does breastfeeding fit into all this?
Motivational Interviewing -this communication technique allows each client to reveal her unique situation; LC responds in a way that includes open ended questions, affirmations, reflections, summaries.
Our Featured Speaker:
Barbara Robertson received her Masters degree in Education specializing in Curriculum Development in 1995. As the Director of the Breastfeeding Center of An Arbor, Barbara teaches breastfeeding classes, runs support groups, trains professionals and is in private practice as an LC. She has developed a 90 hour course for lactation professionals, and a 20 hour training for hospital staff. She was an Associate Editor for the journal Clinical Lactation and is now a regular contributor.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives, ob and pediatric hospital and office nurses, lactation consultants, breastfeeding counselors, LLL leaders, WIC peer counselors, doulas and others who assist the breastfeeding family.
Location Details: Building E is on the north side of Medical City Dallas Hospital, off Merit Drive, Dallas. The seminar is in City Hall on the second floor.
Parking: parking voucher is valid for Lot E only.
CERPs application has been applied for
Medical City Healthcare North Texas Division is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Louisiana State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002163
Please note: To obtain CNEs, attendance for the entire day is required.
Early Bird Registration - $110 (includes program, light breakfast, snacks, lunch, continuing ed points)
available June 15-September 5th
Standard Registration - $140 available September 6th-September 18th.
Scholarships: There will be a limited number of partial fee scholarships available. See contact information below.
Cancellations - full refund until August 31. September 1st to September 18th with $25 cancellation fee
PLEASE NOTE: If you use a credit card for registration it will appear on your statement as WPYDABA. (Credit cards are handled through WePay).
Confirmation: Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventzilla. If you do not receive a confirmation, your registration is not complete.
Program outlines will be emailed approximately one week before the seminar so attendees can print off the materials.
Contact us: with questions or special requests - JEastburn@Grandecom.net.
Hotels within about 1/2 mile of the hospital
Hyatt Place Dallas - Park Central
12411 North Central Expressway, Dallas
Residence Inn by Marriott
7642 LBJ Freeway, Dallas
Westin Park Central
12720 Merit Drive, Dallas
Click on the link below for a map of the Medical City Dallas campus(the Seminar is in building E):
YOU MAY WANT TO PRINT OFF THE MAP FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
Emergency contact day of the seminar: (972)931-5578
Click the link below to register for the Summer Seminar