These details about the Dinner Seminar for Physicians and Nurse-Practitioners are from the seminar brochure, which is available at the bottom of this article as a pdf.
Pediatrician and CEO of the National Breastfeeding Center and Kids Plus Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, PA
Buffet Dinner 6:00 pm-7:00 pm in the 10 East Dining Room
Presentation: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm in the Johnson Auditorium
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 West Dempster
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Sponsored by the Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition
With the Affordable Care Act in place, insurers have increased their coverage of breastfeeding support. Learn from a well-known national advocate what you need to know about breastfeeding trends and what influences them, how to support breastfeeding effectively and sustainably, and why now is the right time to improve the quality of breastfeeding help you provide your patients.
After the talk, participants should be able to:
Dr. Todd Wolynn, a board-certified pediatrician and lactation consultant for 15 years, advocates nationally for best practices in breastfeeding medicine, immunizations, and medical-practice management. He is President and CEO of Kids Plus Pediatrics in Pittsburgh and the Executive Director of the Breastfeeding Center of Pittsburgh. Kids Plus is a progressive practice with 19 providers, 2 offices and 17 lactation consultants (6 of whom are physicians). Dr Wolynn is also CEO of the National Breastfeeding Center, which works nationally with physicians, hospitals, and employers to promote and support breastfeeding. Dr. Wolynn is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is involved at the state and national levels of the AAP. He advocates for improved breastfeeding rates by leveraging the business for breastfeeding platform.
Founded in 2003, the CABC is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving health outcomes among Chicago area families by removing barriers to breastfeeding. The CABC was originally formed as an umbrella organization representing area groups and individuals working with breastfeeding families. Members include physicians, nurse-practitioners, nurses, lactation consultants, dietitians, nutritionists, midwives, public health staff, childbirth educators, doulas, mother-to-mother breastfeeding peer counselors, parents, and occupational and speech therapists.
Ongoing activities include breastfeeding conferences, physician events, and bi-monthly meetings. These and other special activities are described on our website: www.ChicagoAreaBFC.org.
At this dinner seminar, five “Breastfeeding-Friendly” awards will be given to recognize primary-care providers—physicians and/or nurse-practitioners—who were nominated by the families they serve or their colleagues in honor of their ongoing support of breastfeeding. Nomination forms can be found at www.ChicagoAreaBFC.org./nomination
Registration fee includes the buffet dinner and the presentation.
Your registration, minus a $10 cancellation fee, will be refunded only if a written request is received by 4/21/2014. You may send an alternate at no charge.
The deadline for conference registration is April 28, 2014.
1.5 L CERPs have been applied for from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).
Seating is limited and on a "first come, first served" basis.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is located northwest of Chicago, 1/2 mile east of I-294. From the South, take the Dempster East exit from I-294 to the hospital. From the North, take the Golf Road exit from I-294, turn left at Golf, right at Potter, and left at Dempster about 1/2 mile to the hospital.
Free parking is available in the main parking garage in front of the hospital, in the garage attached to the Center for Advanced Care, and in the parking lot across Dempster.
Questions? Contact Contact Sue Aberman at 847-338-5164 or Debbie Schy at 847-940-7459
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