Breastmilk Provision for Preterm and Sick Neonates

The experience of having a baby born prematurely or with health issues can indeed be incredibly distressing for a mother, exacerbating challenges in producing breastmilk, which is vital for the well-being of premature or ill infants. In response, an online medical course has been meticulously designed to train key staff members working with mothers and infants in neonatal units, aimed at supporting breastmilk production and improving outcomes for these babies.

The provision of breastmilk for preterm and sick neonates is a critical component of neonatal care, with healthcare professionals playing a pivotal role in assisting mothers to produce and provide breastmilk to their infants. This encompasses ensuring that breastmilk is handled and stored appropriately to preserve its nutritional integrity and minimize the risk of contamination or infection. Neonatal units often implement specific protocols for handling and feeding breastmilk to ensure optimal care for the infants.

Through this course, midwives and nurses will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively support mothers and enhance breastmilk production rates upon discharge from neonatal units. By equipping healthcare professionals with the requisite expertise, the course aims to optimize care for premature and sick neonates, promoting their health and well-being during this critical stage of development.

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Course Content

The content of this online medical course is arranged into four key topics:
  • Before expressing – what the healthcare professional should know and help the mother to understand before she starts expressing breastmilk.
  • Starting to express – how to support a mother practically and emotionally as she begins to express.
  • Increasing production – how to support mothers to maintain and increase their breastmilk supply.
  • Job aids – access to useful aids and reference tools.

This medical course is useful for-

  • Midwives, health workers and maternity healthcare support workers
  • Medical trainees
  • Medical staff of maternity homes
Rs. 6,000
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  • Start Date15 Mar, 2024
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Breastmilk Provision for Preterm and Sick Neonates
Rs 3,450
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GlobalMed Academy provides a flexible learning experience with a combination of self-paced topics and live lectures. To access the course materials, simply log in to our Learning Management System (LMS). Once logged in, you will be guided through the process and given access to the relevant resources, including self-paced modules and information about upcoming live lectures. Enjoy the convenience of learning at your own pace while also benefiting from interactive live sessions

GlobalMed Academy's clinical observership is an integral component of our fellowship program. It provides valuable hands-on experience in a hospital environment under a senior doctor, allowing students to actively participate in patient care decision-making, gain proficiency in utilizing medical equipment, and observe experienced doctors performing various procedures

Here are the key assessments and guidelines for the GlobalMed Academy program:
1.Flexible online quiz will be conducted after each module that helps the students in self-evaluation and improvement upon completion of all modules.
2.Flexible online examination will be conducted after each course for self-assessment. To pass the assessment, students must achieve a minimum score of 50%. This ensures a satisfactory level of understanding and proficiency in the subject matter
3.Fellowship students must complete all quizzes, online exams, and viva before going for clinical observerships.
4.To receive the final certification from GlobalMed Academy, students participating in clinical observerships must successfully complete the observership according to the guidelines set by the hospital. Once the observership is completed, students are required to share the certificate of completion with GlobalMed Academy as proof, enabling the issuance of the final certification.Upon successful completion of all requirements, GlobalMed Academy will award a certificate.
5.Three attempts are allowed for each online exam without charges. Additional attempts will incur examination fees.

GlobalMed Academy provides multiple accreditations for each course, which are clearly mentioned in the brochure. However, it's important to note that GlobalMed Academy does not offer certificates that allow healthcare professionals to claim specialist titles such as diabetologist or cardiologist. The program aims to provide clinical knowledge and insights into global trends in specific topics, enhancing the quality of patient care. It is not a substitute for formal medical education but rather supports continuous learning for healthcare professionals. Please be aware that courses offered by e-learning platforms like GlobalMed Academy are not recognized by the National Medical Council or any other state medical council.

Our courses are accessible on Windows 7.0 or above and Mac OS X10.15 and above, using any web browser, with a minimum requirement of 1 GB RAM. For optimal performance, we recommend a minimum internet connection speed of 10 Mbps and a RAM capacity of 2 GB

Upon completion of the course, an electronic certificate with the unique enrollment ID will be sent to the registered email address within 24 hours. Additionally, if requested, we can also send a framed certificate to the provided physical address for a tangible recognition of achievement.

While GlobalMed Academy does not offer a placement guarantee, we have partnerships with various hospitals that often require qualified professionals. Job postings from these partner hospitals will be made available on our Learning Management System (LMS), providing students with opportunities to connect with the right healthcare institutions. In addition, we offer a career guidance lecture designed to assist students in making informed decisions and navigating their career paths successfully

We offer a free cancellation policy that allows for a full refund within 7 days of enrollment if you are not satisfied with the course curriculum or content. However, please note that refunds will not be permitted after this 7-day period has elapsed.