Curriculum Home Medical Knowledge Patient Care System Based Practice Practice Based Learning Interpersonal Communication Skills
-

Breastfeeding Residency Curriculum

- INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLLS:   Goal A Goal A
Residents will communicate effectively with patients and families regarding breastfeeding.

- Learner Objective

  1. Practice communication skills about the topic of breastfeeding.

- Activities and Evaluation Strategies

Essential

  1. Conduct a role play of a case study involving a physician providing peripartum support to a mother. Continue the role play of the same case study by adding the scenario where the pediatrician or family physician discusses the case with the mother's obstetrician and/or vice versa. The purpose is to exemplify the importance of communication among different types of physicians when providing breastfeeding support.
    Evaluate the role-playing performance.
- INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLLS:   Goal B Goal B
Residents will provide culturally effective breastfeeding care.

- Learner Objectives

  1. Define culture and cultural competency.
  2. Describe how culture affects the decision to breastfeed and impacts breastfeeding behavior.
  3. Demonstrate counseling skills that enable mothers to overcome barriers to breastfeeding.
  4. Recognize the effect of cultural diversity on breastfeeding attitudes and practices and encourage variations to practice, if appropriate, that effectively promote and support breastfeeding in different cultures.

- Activities and Evaluation Strategies

Essential

  1. Use the Cultural Case Studies PDF document, or develop case studies based on faculty/resident experience to have residents practice different scenarios that require consideration with regard to cultural competency. Use a teaching conference or teaching rounds to illustrate problem solving skills that require cultural knowledge and sensitivity.
    Grade the answers/responses of residents to the case studies against the answers that have been provided in this curriculum or use the Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment to evaluate residents' knowledge of providing culturally competent care.
-
©  COPYRIGHT AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Privacy Statement | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Support Center | Home
American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007, 847-434-4000