Join us for our conference on Saturday, September 22, 2018!
Catherine Watson Genna has been an IBCLC in private practice in NYC since 1992. She has a special interest in the anatomical, genetic, and neurological influences on infant sucking skills, and writes and speaks internationally on these topics. Her current research projects involve investigating the biomechanics of the lactating nipple; analyzing infant sucking via ultrasound; and studying suck:swallow rhythms using cervical auscultation. She is the author of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2008, 2013, 2017) and Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools (Hale Publishing, 2009; Praeclarus Press, 2016) and served as the founding Associate Editor of the USLCA Journal Clinical Lactation.
8:30- 8:45 Opening
8:45-9:45 Is it the Tongue or the Breast?
9:45-10:45 Breastfeeding Babies with Torticollis
11:05-12:05 Getting Breastfeeding Right from the Start: Enhancing Maternal and Newborn Competence
12:50-14:20 Confirmation Bias and other Cognitive errors
14:35-16:05 The Non Latching Infant: the first 48 and beyond
16:05-16:20 Closing and Evaluations
Children's Mercy Hospital, Auditorium
Registration received by August 25, 2018
Registration received after August 25, 2018
*Includes GKCLCA membership for 2019
Registration has now closed.
IBLCE has allocated 4.5 L-CERPs and 1.5 E-CERPs for this offering. IBLCE Approval number C1881173.
The Greater Kansas City Lactation Consultant Association is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 7.8 contact hours applicable for RN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number SP1449-0620.
Application has been made for Dietitian contact hours.