Training courses

Sep
10
Tue
An Introduction to Breastfeeding @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 3
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Aim:

To ensure participants are familiar with current maternal and infant nutrition guidelines, the evidence that supports them and the importance of creating supportive environments for breastfeeding.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Awareness of the importance of early nutrition for health
  • Awareness of the value of breastfeeding and why breastfeeding matters
  • A basic understanding of how breastfeeding works
  • An appreciation of barriers to successful breastfeeding
  • Awareness of the importance of creating a supportive environment for breastfeeding
  • Awareness of referral pathways for additional support.

Who should attend?

Those who work with pregnant women/new mothers and families, who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, health visiting team support staff, maternity services support staff, local authority staff such as: early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Sep
25
Wed
Infant Formula Feeding @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 2
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To ensure participants have evidence based, unbiased information about infant formula milk and its appropriate use in infant nutrition.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of the key constituents of and recent changes to, the composition of infant formula milks
  • Familiarity with current recommendations for the safe preparation and storage of infant formula
  • Familiarity with Baby Friendly Initiative best practice standards for mothers who choose to formula feed their infant.
  • An awareness of the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes and the NHS Fife Infant Feeding Policy related to the advertising of infant formula.

Who should attend?

All those who have contact with pregnant women/new mothers and families and who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, public health team staff, maternity services staff, local authority staff such as early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Gina Graham, Infant Feeding Advisor (Community), Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Oct
24
Thu
Introduction to Complementary Feeding: Weaning @ Cameron Hospital, Garden Room (Training Centre)
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To equip participants with evidenced based knowledge about the appropriate introduction of complementary foods (weaning) as part of a healthy diet.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Familiarity with current recommendations and the supporting evidence for introducing weaning foods
  • Familiarity with the Best Start Scheme and recommendations for/availability of Best Start vitamins
  • Awareness of opportunities and examples of good practice in facilitating weaning sessions for parents.

Who should attend?

All those who have contact with pregnant women/new mothers and families and who discuss infant feeding/weaning as part of their role. For example, public health team staff, maternity services staff, local authority staff such as early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
12
Tue
An Introduction to Breastfeeding @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Aim:

To ensure participants are familiar with current maternal and infant nutrition guidelines, the evidence that supports them and the importance of creating supportive environments for breastfeeding.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Awareness of the importance of early nutrition for health
  • Awareness of the value of breastfeeding and why breastfeeding matters
  • A basic understanding of how breastfeeding works
  • An appreciation of barriers to successful breastfeeding
  • Awareness of the importance of creating a supportive environment for breastfeeding
  • Awareness of referral pathways for additional support.

Who should attend?

Those who work with pregnant women/new mothers and families, who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, health visiting team support staff, maternity services support staff, local authority staff such as: early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Jan
14
Tue
Introduction to Complementary Feeding: Weaning @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 1
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To equip participants with evidenced based knowledge about the appropriate introduction of complementary foods (weaning) as part of a healthy diet.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Familiarity with current recommendations and the supporting evidence for introducing weaning foods
  • Familiarity with the Best Start Scheme and recommendations for/availability of Best Start vitamins
  • Awareness of opportunities and examples of good practice in facilitating weaning sessions for parents.

Who should attend?

All those who have contact with pregnant women/new mothers and families and who discuss infant feeding/weaning as part of their role. For example, public health team staff, maternity services staff, local authority staff such as early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
6
Thu
An Introduction to Breastfeeding @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To ensure participants are familiar with current maternal and infant nutrition guidelines, the evidence that supports them and the importance of creating supportive environments for breastfeeding.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Awareness of the importance of early nutrition for health
  • Awareness of the value of breastfeeding and why breastfeeding matters
  • A basic understanding of how breastfeeding works
  • An appreciation of barriers to successful breastfeeding
  • Awareness of the importance of creating a supportive environment for breastfeeding
  • Awareness of referral pathways for additional support.

Who should attend?

Those who work with pregnant women/new mothers and families, who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, health visiting team support staff, maternity services support staff, local authority staff such as: early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
5
Thu
Infant Formula Feeding @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To ensure participants have evidence based, unbiased information about infant formula milk and its appropriate use in infant nutrition.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of the key constituents of and recent changes to, the composition of infant formula milks
  • Familiarity with current recommendations for the safe preparation and storage of infant formula
  • Familiarity with Baby Friendly Initiative best practice standards for mothers who choose to formula feed their infant.
  • An awareness of the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes and the NHS Fife Infant Feeding Policy related to the advertising of infant formula.

Who should attend?

All those who have contact with pregnant women/new mothers and families and who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, public health team staff, maternity services staff, local authority staff such as early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Gina Graham, Infant Feeding Advisor (Community), Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
12
Thu
Introduction to Complementary Feeding: Weaning @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To equip participants with evidenced based knowledge about the appropriate introduction of complementary foods (weaning) as part of a healthy diet.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Familiarity with current recommendations and the supporting evidence for introducing weaning foods
  • Familiarity with the Best Start Scheme and recommendations for/availability of Best Start vitamins
  • Awareness of opportunities and examples of good practice in facilitating weaning sessions for parents.

Who should attend?

All those who have contact with pregnant women/new mothers and families and who discuss infant feeding/weaning as part of their role. For example, public health team staff, maternity services staff, local authority staff such as early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**