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One hospital took its exclusive breastfeeding rate from 50% to 83%. You can too!

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Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 1 pm – 2 pm (CDT)

In this webinar, we will discuss ways to improve rates of exclusive breastfeeding during the postpartum hospital stay by implementing a new role of dedicated neonatal assessment nurse (NAN), whose primary function is neonatal care beginning immediately after birth.

Learning objectives

  • Address strategies to improve breastfeeding exclusivity by increasing skin-to-skin care immediately after delivery

  • Learn how to implement the role of a dedicated baby nurse, whose primary responsibility is the newborn

  • How to train Mother Baby/NICU RNs in the Role of neonatal assessment nurse (NAN) to transition the newborn

This program has been approved for 1.0 Contact Hours; provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13692


Event details

Date            12. MAR 2024

Duration      1 hour

Language     English

Time            1 pm – 2 pm (CDT)


Presenter

Dr. Sino George DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC

Sino George, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, recently retired as a Clinical Nurse Specialist after 21 years of helping new and expectant parents as they navigated the journey of expanding their families. Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Sino says she became involved with healthcare because, from a very young age, she had a passion for helping others and decided to pursue nursing as her profession.

Prior to retiring, Sino worked as part of a large health system in Georgia, where her hospital was designated as Baby Friendly in early 2015. During her time as part of this health system, Sino strove to change practice at her facility and implement evidence-based quality improvement projects to benefit both patients and clinical staff. “In my APRN role, I brought evidence-based practice to the bedside nurses,” Sino says. “If there is no current evidence, we created it through research. Our breastfeeding exclusivity rates were going in the wrong direction, so I implemented the role of Neonatal Assessment Nurse in Labor and Delivery for immediate skin-to-skin care and was thus able to increase breastfeeding exclusivity.”