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Simulation-based training in skin cancer and skin conditions

Simulation is the gold standard for the education of healthcare professionals and trainees. Medical simulators and clinical skill trainers are available in many areas of healthcare, such as obstetrics, gynecology, and emergency medicine. Nursing and medical students… [Read More]

COVID-19 Telehealth Breastfeeding Resources

Due to COVID-19, in-person breastfeeding support is no longer available. Parents struggling with breastfeeding and breast health issues are… [Read More]

Health Professional Competencies in Breastfeeding

Globally, nearly 1 million infant deaths from gastrointestinal and respiratory infections and 20,000 maternal deaths from breast cancer could… [Read More]

Health Professional Competencies in Breastfeeding

It’s time to address disparities in black women’s maternal health. #BlackLivesMatter

The recent Black Lives Matter protests across the U.S. originated with a  focus on police brutality, but important conversations surrounding… [Read More]

It’s time to address disparities in black women’s maternal health.

Aspiring lactation consultants (IBCLC) can use telehealth visits for clinical practice hours

On May 9, 2020, the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners published Updated  Interim Guidance on the Use of Technology… [Read More]

Aspiring IBCLCs can use telehealth visits for clinical practice hours

Healthcare providers and trainees need online education in clinical lactation

Before COVID-19, most health professional training programs, hospitals, and practicing healthcare providers relied on in-person refresher courses and conferences for… [Read More]