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The Whys and Hows of Using Banked Donor Milk

by Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD. ACSW
  • Duration: 1439 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 E-CERP, 1 CNE
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Neonatal
Abstract:

As the research on the importance of human milk increases, the use of donor human milk for premature, fragile babies is likewise increasing, New milk banks are being established all over the world. This development raises many practical, research and ethical questions. This talk covers: i) current research on the benefits, challenges and appropriate uses of donor human milk; ii) safety of pasteurized donor human milk; and iii) practical aspects of using banked human milk in NICUs and other hospital units.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Participants will be able to identify three clinical benefits to using donor human milk for premature babies;

Objective 2: Participants will be able to describe five procedures used to assure the safety of pasteurized donor milk;

Objective 3: Participants will be able to discuss three steps to establishing a NICU donor milk program.


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Presentations: 4  |  Hours / CE Credits:  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks