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Lisa Amir, MBBS, MMed, PhD, IBCLC, FABM

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2014, Essential Lactation Skills Lecture Pack
  • Country: Australia

Associate Professor Lisa Amir, MBBS MMed PhD IBCLC FABM FILCA, is a general practitioner and lactation consultant. She has been continually certified as an IBCLC since 1989. She works in breastfeeding medicine at The Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne and in private practice. She is a Principal Research Fellow at the Judith Lumley Centre (formerly known as Mother & Child Health Research), La Trobe University, Australia. She is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed articles, and the primary author of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine’s clinical protocol on mastitis. She is the Editor-in-Chief of International Breastfeeding Journal.

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Breast infections in breastfeeding women– case presentations of abscess, mastitis and more
For over 20 years, Dr Lisa Amir has been seeing breastfeeding women with nipple and breast pain and infections. As a medical student she was taught that most clinical diagnoses are made by taking a careful history. Allowing the patient to tell their own story, while asking pertinent questions, usually reveals the likely cause of the problem. Careful physical examination, and occasional use of investigations, confirm the diagnosis. Using case studies from her breastfeeding medicine practice, Lisa demonstrates how to ask the right questions to correctly diagnose and treat nipple and breast problems. She will present case studies including mastitis, recurrent mastitis, breast abscess, and nipple and breast candida infection, and also discuss rare and unusual causes of nipple and breast pain and infection.
Accreditation, Main Category, Product Type
Presentations: 28  |  Hours / CE Credits: 22.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Taking a Lactation History: From Pregnancy to Postpartum and Beyond
In this talk, Dr Lisa Amir explains how to take a history in a breastfeeding consultation. Developing rapport, listening and asking the right questions are essential to helping women experiencing challenges with breastfeeding. This talk will consider taking a history from clients before and during pregnancy, as well as early postpartum and later in their breastfeeding journey.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: