Continuing Education Information

Public Health Breastfeeding Webinar Series

WCWD2777 (SC)


Webinar #2  Breastfeeding in the Community: Closing the Care Gap

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET

This interactive webinar, the second in the NACCHO Public Health Breastfeeding Series, will address varying mechanisms that can be used to create a continuum of care to promote and support breastfeeding in underserved communities. Discussing both internal and external care continuity in hospital and community settings, the webinar will also explore how breastfeeding support and promotion services can be integrated into allied public health programs to create sustainable solutions to the care gap.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will be able to:

1.    List 3 ways that differentiate between clinical and public health perspectives as it relates to breastfeeding promotion, protection, and support.

2.    Describe 3 strategies public health professionals can use to address structural barriers and promote equity in breastfeeding in underserved communities.

3.    Identify 2 approaches to promote sustainability of community-level implementations of breastfeeding support programs.

4.    Identify at least two continuity of care strategies public health entities can employ to enable broad access to breastfeeding promotion and support services in underserved communities.


Bernard, Emily BSPsy, IBCLC
Health, Policy & Engagement Consultant
Dooley, Diane MD
Quality Physician
Contra Costa Health Plan
Kiefer, Mary Jane MS, RD, CLE
Senior Public Health Nutritionist
Contra Costa County Department of Health
Vergara, Carmen RN, MPH
Quality Improvement Coordinator
Esperanza Health Centers


Continuing Education Information:
Webinar #2:
WC2777   Origination Date: 10/12/2016
                 Expiration Date: 11/14/2016
WD2777   Origination Date: 11/15/2016
                 Expiration Date:  11/15/2018

WC2777   Origination Date: 10/12/2016
                 Expiration Date: 10/12/2018
WD2777   Origination Date: 11/14/2016
                 Expiration Date:  11/14/2018

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE:                       Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Adobe Flash Player

MATERIALS:                                            None

TARGET AUDIENCE:                               Public Health Practitioners, Lactation Consultants and other lactation providers, Program Managers, Health Officials, Maternal Child Health staff, Physicians, Registered Nurses, Health Educators, Paraprofessional support staff, Peer Counselors

PREREQUISITES:                                   There are no prerequisites

FORMAT:                                                These seminars are recordings of live webinars.

CONTACT INFORMATION:                     Harumi Reis-Reilly, Lead Program Analyst, Breastfeeding Project, 202.640.4926,


CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Association of County and City Health Officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.5 contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.
CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for CPH recertification credits from CDC. Please select CEU as your choice for continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits. For assistance please contact NBPHE at

DISCLOSURE:  In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

If CNE Joint Provider:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Association of County and City Health Officials are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity.

To receive continuing education (CE):

Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at
Pass the posttest at 70% at (if applicable)


FEES: There are no fees for CE.

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