Fall Education Event
The Northern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition presents world renowned speaker Catherine Watson Genna! This event will offer both lecture and hands on opportunities. Ticket sales will begin soon, stay tuned!
Date: Friday, November 1, 2019
Time: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker: Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice in New York City. Certified in 1992, Catherine is particularly interested in helping moms and babies breastfeed when they have medical challenges. She speaks to healthcare professionals around the world on assisting breastfeeding babies with anatomical, genetic or neurological problems. Her presentations and her writing feature her clinical photographs, which have also been published widely. Catherine's research collaboration with Columbia University and Tel Aviv University's departments of biomedical engineering are studying various aspects of infant sucking, swallowing and nipple biomechanics. She is the author of Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools: Improving Care and Outcomes (Praeclarus Press 2009) and Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants 3rd edition (Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2017) as well as professional journal articles. Catherine is still a La Leche League Leader, supporting new Leaders in Queens. Catherine was the founding Associate Editor for the United States Lactation Consultant Association journal Clinical Lactation's first 7 years. Her own two offspring (who were of course breastfed!) are a seminarian and a registered nurse.
For more information on lecture topics visit Catherine's website at http://www.cwgenna.com/lectures.html
Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Lactation Consultants & Educators, LLL Leaders, Breastfeeding USA Counselors, Health Educators, Developmental Specialists, Case Managers, Home Visitors, Midwives, Doulas, Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, Students, and others interested in supporting families in the initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding.
Earn L-CERPs and/or CEUs. You must stay for the entire presentation, sign in and complete a final evaluation to receive CERPs/CEUs. Additional CERPs will be awarded to the IBCLC's attending the advanced practice workshop at the end of the day. This year we will be applying for education credits for both RD (CPEs) and educators (CEUs).
Registration will begin at 7:30, continental breakfast items and beverages will be provided. The event begins promptly at 8 am. A lunch buffet will be served on-site. Accommodations available for pumping moms and young infants in arms.
All handouts will be provided electronically prior to the event.
Accommodations: Book your Whitney Peak hotel room at 15% off. Valid November 1-3, 2019 using this link: https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=13492&rate=NNVBFEED&nono=1
*Please contact the event organizers directly for questions or any dietary restrictions*