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Breastfeeding Update for Professionals

Apr
5
Fri
Apr 5, 2013
Friday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Rogue Valley Country Club
Medford, OR

Register for the 2013 Breastfeeding Update Conference with presenter Dr. Thomas Hale. This year's conference will be held at the Rogue Valley Country Club in Medford, OR.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

CONTINUING-EDUCATION CREDIT

Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERP) and Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit are currently being applied for.

Fees & Payment

$165.00 - Door Registration (Cash/Check only)

Description

This conference will present the most current lactation research and practice issues for health professionals.

Information obtained can be used to promote and support breastfeeding in any clinical situation.

Breastfeeding Update for Professionals

Friday, April 5, 2013  | 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Rogue Valley Country Club

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Our Presenter

Tom Hale - presenter 2013 Lactation Conference

Dr Thomas W. Hale is a clinical pharmacologist, professor at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and author of Medications and Mothers' Milk. He has many years experience lecturing in all areas of pharmacology and therapeutics. He is an expert on the use of medications in breastfeeding women and he has traveled the world lecturing on this topic.  He is considered one of the leading experts in the field of human lactation and the use of medication. He has written or co-authored more than 25 publications, dozens of abstracts, and numerous book chapters. Dr. Hale currently has a number of research projects underway on various aspects of human lactation, medications, clinical pharmacology, and mastitis.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Drugs and Milk Production, Thomas Hale, PhD

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy and the physiology of pituitary
  • Describe the production and the release of prolactin
  • Learn which drugs increase and decrease prolactin production
  • Evaluate changes in prolactin secretion and their implication for breastfeeding

Using Medications in Breastfeeding Mothers, Thomas Hale, PhD

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the transmission of drugs into breast milk and how to breastfeed away from peak levels
  • Provide information about continuing breastfeeding after diagnostic procedures
  • Provide skills for communicating with healthcare providers

Update on Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon, Katherine Abdun-Nur, RN, IBCLC

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Provide information about current practice in Oregon, including meetings, conferences, legislation, and networking throughout the state
  • Presentation of breastfeeding practices in Haiti and observations/comparisons to Oregon practice

Anesthetic and Epidural Medications in Breastfeeding Mothers, Thomas Hale, PhD

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the transmission of drugs into the fetus and the consequences of prenatal medications
  • Provide information about continuing breastfeeding after prenatal anesthetic/analgesic medications
  • Provide skills for determining the timing of administration of medications and their likely impact on breastfeeding following anesthesia

Antidepressant Medications and Breastfeeding, Thomas Hale, PhD

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the clinical symptoms and the pathogenesis of depression
  • Provide information about the best use of antidepressants with this syndrome
  • Learn to evaluate the problems associated with antidepressant use

Drugs of Abuse and Breastfeeding, Thomas Hale, PhD

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the various drugs and their hazards in breastfeeding mothers
  • Learn to evaluate infants for drugs of abuse and their implication
  • Learn which drugs are overtly hazardous to mother and infant
  • Evaluate drugs of abuse and provide counseling concerning breastfeeding following their use

Update on Northwest Mother’s Milk Bank, Neal Schnitzer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Northwest Mother’s Milk Bank

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Learn about the progress toward the opening of the human milk bank in Oregon

Infectious Diseases and Breastfeeding, Thomas Hale, PhD

Learner Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the implications of breastfeeding with various viral and bacterial diseases
  • Learn how to evaluate the relative risk of developing infectious syndromes from maternal milk
  • Learn to evaluate the problems associated with medication use in various types of breastfeeding mothers
  • Evaluate the individual risks with each or numerous infectious syndromes

PROGRAM

7:30 a.m.

Registration, continental breakfast, and vendor room open

8 a.m.

Welcome and announcements

8:15 to 9 a.m.

Drugs and Milk Production

Thomas Hale, PhD

9 to 10 a.m.

Using Medications in Breastfeeding Mothers

Thomas Hale, PhD

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Update on Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon

Katherine Abdun-Nur, RN, IBCLC

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Anesthetic and Epidural Medications in Breastfeeding Mothers

Thomas Hale, PhD

12 to 1 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

1 to 2 p.m.

Antidepressant Medications and Breastfeeding

Thomas Hale, PhD

2 to 3 p.m.

Drugs of Abuse and Breastfeeding

Thomas Hale, PhD

3 to 3:30 p.m.

Break (dessert in the vendor room)

3:30 to 3:45 p.m.

Update on Northwest Mother’s Milk Bank

Neal Schnitzer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Northwest Mother’s Milk Bank

3:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Infectious Diseases and Breastfeeding

Thomas Hale, PhD

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Questions and Application to Practice

Thomas Hale, PhD

5 p.m.

Adjourn

Two of Dr. Hale’s books will be for sale in the vendor room for attendees to purchase during the conference. The new 2012 edition of Medications and Mother’s Milk and Clinical Therapy in Breastfeeding Patients.

LODGING

A reduced rate for conference attendees is available

from SpringHill Suites by Marriott and may be extended for the weekend rate of $101 plus tax per night. Please mention the Lactation Conference when making a reservation. The reservation cut-off date is March 14.

Options for making reservations:

  • Book online at the hotel’s website: marriott.com/MFRSH. Select your arrival and departure dates and ask for Asante.
  • Call the hotel directly at (541) 842-8080. Ask for the Lactation Conference group rate.

Services and amenities:

  • Complimentary full hot breakfast buffet
  • Separate living area and hospitality counter with sink,
  • microwave, and mini-refrigerator
  • Indoor pool and spa tub
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi high-speed Internet access
  • Complimentary USA Today
  • Business center, 24-hour guest service, fitness room, guest laundry facility, and guest market
  • Free shuttle to the conference site and pickup post conference
Location:

Right off I-5 at Exit 27

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Rogue Valley is a well-known resort destination nestled between the Siskiyou and Cascade Mountains. Among its natural splendors are Crater Lake National Park and Oregon Caves National Monument. Outdoor adventure opportunities include rafting on the Wild and Scenic Rogue River as well as fishing and hiking. The famous Harry and David has its headquarters here. Shopping opportunities abound in the historic Old West town of Jacksonville and in Ashland, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Cultural events are ongoing and include Oregon’s award-winning wineries, which provide tasting and dining. We invite you to extend your stay.

VENDORS

  • Ameda
  • Black Oak Pharmacy – Central Drug Store Incorporated, Medford Oregon
  • Earth Mama-Angel Baby Organics
  • Healthy Start of Jackson County Oregon
  • La Leche League International
  • Medela Incorporated
  • Motherlove Herbal Company
  • Northwest Milk Bank
  • Scrub Hub, Medford Oregon
  • The Comfort Zone Boutique, Medford Oregon
  • WIC Jackson County Oregon
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Margaret Pearce
Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Family Birth Center
2825 East Barnett Road Medford, OR 97504
Phone: (541) 789-5984
Fax: (541) 789-5935

 

Instructor(s)

  • Various Various

Contact

Lactation Services at 541-789-5984 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Fri, April 05 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM Rogue Valley Country Club Various Various

Location Details

  • Rogue Valley Country Club
    2660 Hillcrest Road
    Medford, OR 97504
    Main: 541-772-5965

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