Marie Biancuzzo's Guide to Decoding Lactation Photos 2nd Ed: A Continuing Education Workbook 2nd Ed (Paperback)
You see the mother and baby in front of you, but can you decode the signs before your eyes? Is this sore nipple the result of a bad latch ... or a contagious virus? Is that baby with birth trauma in need of better breastfeeding management ... or a referral to a specialist? This book will help you learn the skills you need to decode whether what you see is this or that, and what the best next step would be.
Whether you seek to prepare for a lactation exam, improve your physical assessment skills, or become the sought-after breastfeeding expert clients will recommend to their friends, this is the book for you Aspiring (and practicing) lactation consultants, nurse practitioners, midwives, physicians, physician assistants, and other health care workers will gain keen insight from this workbook. It provides need-to-know definitions and context for clinical assessment, as well as nitty-gritty, hands-on tips and strategies to help you solve problems you see.
You'll learn to:
- fine-tune your visual assessment skills to accurately distinguish between clinical conditions you encounter
- recall and apply knowledge of typical features, and their implications for breastfeeding
- solve clinical problems by understanding their origin
- provide detailed context and clarification of terms as they may relate to items on the IBLCE exam
This workbook includes many different kinds of learning exercises--match-up, fill-in-the-blank, word-find, structured summaries, and more--to help you review, reinforce, and expand your knowledge. Post-test questions are included in every chapter, to help you gauge your learning success
Marie Biancuzzo's Guide to Decoding Lactation Photos: A Continuing Education Workbook, Second Edition is designed to be used with photos in The Breastfeeding Atlas, Seventh Edition (2022).
The workbook itself contains no photos.