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Infant Safe Sleep Online Courses - Access Instructions

At the login screen, enter your User ID and password and click Go. First time users will need to click the Create New User button. On the Select an Organization screen, select Public and leave the Access Code field blank. Click continue and complete the Create New User screen. Once logged in, locate the course you want to take (in either the Course Catalog or My Courses tab) and click the Launch Course icon to the left of the course name.

The available online courses are:

This course is to educate health care providers and other professionals about sleep-related infant deaths and how to prevent them. This course is designed for any individual who works with families that have or are expecting infants, such as nurses, social workers, health educators, home visitors, and child welfare workers. The following continuing education is awarded for successful completion of this training: 1.5 Nursing contact hours, 1.5 Social Work clock hours, 1.5 CHW contact hours, and 1.5 Health Educator contact hours. 

This course educates professionals on how to address the potential challenges that parents and caregivers have with following the safe sleep guidelines and to educate them on techniques for having effective, open and non-judgmental conversations with parents and caregivers around this issue. Note: Anyone taking this training needs to be knowledgeable of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for a safe infant sleeping environment. The following continuing education is awarded for successful completion of this course: 1.0 Nursing contact hour, 1.0 Social Work clock hour, 1.0 CHW contact hour, and 1.0 Health Educator contact hour. 

This course is designed for nurses and others caring for infants within hospitals (such as mother/baby and labor and delivery units). This course reviews the updated American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Infant Safe Sleep guidelines, highlighting issues/concerns that commonly arise in the hospital setting including swaddling, skin-to-skin care and use of hats. The training also teaches techniques that can be used to support families in implementing the safe sleep recommendations both in the hospital and at home after discharge. Additionally, suggestions are provided for hospital and system-wide activities to promote infant safe sleep. Nursing contact hours are available for successful completion of this course.

This course is designed to provide professionals working with families the tools to build a culture of breastfeeding within the workplace and the families they serve. This course covers the root causes of disparities in breastfeeding rates, information to support consistent messaging about breastfeeding, policies and best practices for breastfeeding in everyday life, and how professionals can champion breastfeeding when communicating with families. The following continuing education is awarded for successful completion of this course: 1.0 Nursing contact hour, 1.0 Social Work clock hour, 1.0 LCERP, and 1.0 Health Educator contact hour. 

This course is designed to support healthcare professionals and support workers who have experienced a patient death. Individuals who complete the course will learn how to better identify the types of grief, factors affecting the grief response, self-care strategies, and where to find additional support. The following continuing education is awarded for successful completion of this course: 1.0 Nursing contact hour, 1.0 Social Work clock hour, and 1.0 Health Educator contact hour. 

This course provides professionals who provide services to pregnant persons and their infants with counseling strategies and interventions for smoking cessation. The following continuing education is awarded for successful completion of this course: 1.5 Social Work clock hours, 1.5 Nursing contact hours, 1.5 CMEs.