Understanding the Current Guidelines for Preparing Pediatric and Newborn Feedings in Health Facilities

Caroline Steele, MS, RD, summarizes regulatory standards and recommendations for human milk and formula handling. She outlines potential failure points that can lead to formula and breast milk mishandling and misadministration and highlights best practices to reduce these risks.

Ms. Steele is an expert on pediatric nutrition and lactation, and is co-editor of the newly-released, third edition of Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities.

Course Credit:

1.00 AANP Contact Hour
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 ANCC Contact Hour
1.00 CA-BRN Contact Hour
1.00 CDR Contact Hour

Dates:

Opens: 2018-12-11
Closes: 2020-12-11

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for physicians, pediatric nurse practitioners, nurses, registered dietitians, and other health care professionals who have an interest in newborns, infants and toddlers.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.
  • Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND

    Director
    Clinical Nutrition and Lactation Services
    Children's Hospital of Orange County
    Orange, California

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the risks associated with mishandling and misadministration of human milk and formula
  • Review current guidelines for the safe preparation of human milk and formula feeding
  • Identify at least 1 best practice for implementation within your unit or hospital

Faculty Disclosures

Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND

  • Speakers Bureau
    • Abbott Nutrition - clinical area: safe breastmilk handling, breastfeeding the late preterm infant, current research in lactation, breastfeeding promotion
    • Mead Johnson Nutrition - clinical area: safe breastmilk handling, breastfeeding the late preterm infant, current research in lactation, breastfeeding promotion

Accreditation and Certification

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207. This program is designated for up to 1.00 contact hour. Program ID# 5692-EM.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 1.00 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1.00 contact hour.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.00 hour continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material. 144730.

Additional Content Planners

Erin Allen, MS, RD, LDN (RD Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Chris Fischer (Medical Writer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Coy Flowers, MD (Peer Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Heather Jimenez, FNP (Nurse Planner)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Charles Willis, Director of Continuing Education, consults for Pfizer, Inc; all other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.