The Lactating Breast for Physiotherapists - Part A
Course: The Lactating Breast for Physiotherapists - Part A
This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only*
By attending this course, participants will have the knowledge and confidence to provide appropriate advice, treatment and/or referral for inflammatory conditions of the lactating breast. Further, by accessing research-enhanced strategies the participants will be able to support women achieve optimal lactation in whatever clinical scenario these women present.
The body of knowledge about human lactation and its impact on health outcomes beyond the childbearing year continues to grow and along-side this increase in knowledge is the role that the physiotherapy profession plays. As the scope of clinical practice in physiotherapy continues to develop, there is demand for this course covering the lactating breast for all physiotherapists who treat women in pre-pregnancy and childbearing life stages. Clinicians in general practice will benefit from this course as patients are more aware of what physiotherapy can offer women with disorders of lactation. Physiotherapists working in paediatrics will also benefit from this course since lactation serves to support the health of the infant as well as the mother.