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What you will learn

Course description: 

Dr. Phillips will present in this webcast with narration on the physiologic benefits of early skin to skin contact for mother and infant. By understanding the instinctive behaviors of newborns during their first hours of life, Dr. Phillips will offer strategies on how early skin to skin contact can increase successful breastfeeding. This the online version from a pre-recorded webcast with narration.

The Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider No. 50-11991) for 1.0 Contact Hour. CE Broker Course Tracking No. 20-362976

This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Course is free



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this webcast the nurse will be able to:

1) Know the 5 benefits of early postpartum skin-to-skin contact
2) Know 7 ways in which skin-to-skin contact with mother provides physiologic stability
3) Know 9 instinctive stages of newborn behavior that lead to the first breastfeeding when skin-to-skin with mother
4) Know 3 practical ways to change the culture of early skin-to-skin contact to increase breastfeeding rates
5) Know 8 functions of oxytocin

Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Raylene Phillips

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