Course description

This course will address the core competencies required for the nurse to care for the new mother including the physical and emotional adjustment to the post-natal period as it related to breastfeeding. The nurse will develop knowledge to help to educate parents in breastfeeding and mediate challenges. A high level of knowledge in normal breast anatomy and lactation physiology will be examined to understand and recognize the abnormal so that appropriate strategies and interventions can be developed.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Build courses into a credential

This course is part of the following micro-credential(s):

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Starts: Sep. 9, 2024
Ends: Oct. 25, 2024
Campus: Online
Cost: $186.54

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024. Winter 2025 registration opens November 4, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery