There are 3 elements of the SHIP BFI training. All 3 need to be completed. You will be rostered to attend. If you encounter any problems please contact your Trusts Infant Feeding Lead.
Online Learning Module
There is a 4 hour online course to complete prior to attending this TEAMS interactive day. You can access this via your own trusts learning platform (VLE, green brain, ESR etc) or you can create an account and access it through VLE here. "Infant feeding training for midwives and MSWs". It consists of 8 sessions approx. 30 minutes per session. It provides the background knowledge required for you to participate in the interactive day.
UNICEF Standards Application to Practice
The maternity infant feeding lead for your service will send you a joining link and information about the study day once you have been rostered to attend.
Practical Skills Review
Following completion of the training, you will be invited to a skills review with a member of the infant feeding team. This will be a 1:1 in a safe, supportive environment. It will provide an opportunity to show off the skills you have learnt and a chance to discuss further learning as well as any barriers you may face in practice.