Course Content and Outcome Guide for LEC 275
- Course Number:
- LEC 275
- Course Title:
- Practicum Seminar 1
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Course DescriptionDiscusses clinical experience through analysis and reflection with peers and education faculty. Prerequisites: LEC 202. Corequisites: LEC 271.
Addendum to Course Description
This is the first term of practicum seminar for students enrolled in LEC 271 and completing the Lactation Consultant Certificate.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion, students should be able to:
- Use self-reflection and self-analysis to identify areas for improvement.
- Evaluate evidence-informed information and share it with other health professionals.
- Abide by professional ethics and standards, practicing within the framework defined by the IBLCE Code of Professional Conduct for IBCLCs.
Course Activities and Design
Course learning activities will include a distance learning seminar, readings, group discussion, quizzes, reflective writing, case studies, student presentations, and observations.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Multiple choice tests
Presentations and/or projects
Course activities and discussion
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Evidence-based lactation practices
Processing your own personal or familial experience of breastfeeding
Sharing your personal or familial experience of breastfeeding
Recognizing the importance of basing lactation practice on evidence-informed
- Promote, support and protect breastfeeding through the support of international breastfeeding initiatives such as the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and the WHO Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding
- Demonstrate knowledge of the maternal or pediatric contraindications to breastfeeding or the provision of human milk
- Use problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
- Practice using interpersonal skills and reflective listening.
- Provide evidence-informed education through a variety of educational strategies.
- Work collaboratively and interdependently with peers.
- Critique, evaluate and incorporate evidence-informed findings into practice.
- Conduct her/himself in a professional manner using the ethical and practice guidelines developed for those working in the lactation field.