Safe handling of human milk within healthcare facilities

2 modules


Course Length
60 mins

Medela Global Education



Learn about the latest recommendations, research, and best practices with regards to human milk handling within the healthcare setting and consider ideas to implement within your hospital to improve patient safety.



Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND

Caroline Steele is the Director of Clinical Nutrition and Lactation at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Caroline is a pediatric registered dietitian with over 26 years of experience. She is a Board-Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.  Caroline has many professional publications and is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics including breastmilk and formula handling, parenteral nutrition, and malnutrition documentation. She is also the co-editor and an author of the 2019 3rd edition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ publication Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Breastmilk and Formula Preparation in Health Care Facilities and was an author in the 2nd edition of the publication.


Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to: 

  • Outline risks associated with HM human milk handling in the hospital setting
  • Summarize current standards and best practices
  • Describe how centralized handling and bar code scanning reduce errors


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate Safe handling of human milk within healthcare facilities

Safe handling of human milk within healthcare facilities
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