View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
Protecting Breastfeeding in a World of Pharmacology
Staples, MN
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.


Protecting Breastfeeding in a World of Pharmacology
September 19 & 20, 2019 in Staples, MN
Don't miss this excellent opportunity for healthcare professionals to discover how to best support breastfeeding dyads through a myriad of medications, procedures and drugs.


Thursday, September 19, 2019
This session is especially applicable for health care providers, anesthesiologists and pharmacists, but open to all.

5:30-6:00pm: Registration and Dinner
6:00-8:00pm: Presentation by Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD
Dr Hale will speak on the topics of 'Using Medications in Breastfeeding Mothers' and 'Marijuana Kinetics and its Transfer into Human Milk'.

Friday, September 20, 2019
Topics on this day are remarkably useful for nurses, lactation professionals and public health workers, though all are welcome.

7:30am: Registration and Breakfast
8:00am-12:00pm: Presentation by Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD
Dr Hale will address 'Anesthetic/Epidural Medications and their Impact on Breastfeeding', 'Clinical Aspects of Drug Use and Abuse in Breastfeeding' and 'The Control and Production of Human Milk'.
12:00-12:45pm: Lunch
12:45-2:45pm: Presentation by Joanne M. Wesley, BA, IBCLC
Joanne will discuss in depth 'Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Breastfeeding Support for Mothers and Babies'.
2:45-3:00pm: Wrap up/Evaluations/Door Prizes

Registration Fees

Thursday, Sept 19, 2019 Evening Presentation: $50
Friday, Sept 20, 2019 Day Presentation: $100
Evening & Day Bundle: $125

Event Location

Sourcewell 202 12th St NE Staples, MN 56479


We have a block of rooms reserved at the Timberlake Hotel for our attendees from out of town. The hotel is located adjacent to the event location, with a walking path between. Our conference rate is $94/night for a king room or $104/night for a double queen room. You must book by 8/19/19 to receive this rate.

Hotel Amenities:
- Complimentary breakfast
- Indoor pool and hot tub
- Fitness Center
- Complimentary WiFi
- Timbers restaurant across parking lot

Please call 218-895-1300 to make a reservation. Mention "Healthy Connections Breastfeeding Event" to get our rate.


CERP: Details coming soon.

CME: This Live activity, Protecting Breastfeeding in a World of Pharmacology, with a beginning date of 09/19/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to   8.00 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CPEU: The Commission on Dietetic Registration has approved this live activity for up to 8 CPEU's for the following learning needs: 4140- Lactation; 4120- life Cycle; 3070- Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction.


Babies in arms are welcome at this event. Please be respectful of the speaker and other attendees and step out if your child is disruptive.

There will be a pumping room available.

Questions or special diet requests?

Please contact Kristina Becht at 218.894.8846 or

More about our Speakers:

Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD
Dr. Hale is Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean of Research at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He is the founder and director of the InfantRisk Center, a national call center for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. He holds degrees in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology and is widely experienced in Pediatric and Breastfeeding Clinical Pharmacology.
He is a well known international lecturer in the pharmacology of lactation and is the author of five books including Medications and Mothers' Milk, the top selling drug reference manual in the world. His other books include: Textbook of Human Lactation; Clinical Therapy in Breastfeeding Women; and Drug Therapy and Breastfeeding. He is considered by many to be one of the world's leading authorities in the use of medications in breastfeeding women.

Joanne M. Wesley, BA, IBCLC
Joanne is an IBCLC and Lactation Coordinator at Meeker Memorial Hospital. She has a unique understanding of rural and urban issues related to supporting breastfeeding. She started inpatient services and outpatient Breastfeeding Clinics at Meeker Memorial Hospital and Hennepin County Medical Center. She endorses the philosophy of each one, teach one and began a Lactation Intern Program to assist aspiring IBCLCs gain clinical experience at HCMC and continues that work at Meeker Memorial Hospital. Joanne serves on the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition, and two rural coalitions. She worked on the writing and passage of the 1997 MN Breastfeeding law that protects a womans right to pump in the work place and insured that there was language to prohibit pumping in a bathroom stall. She continues to work on legislation for licensure of lactation consultants in Minnesota.


Sourcewell (View)
202 12th Street NE
Staples, MN 56479
United States



Owner: Kristina Becht
On BPT Since: Mar 27, 2019
Kristina Becht

Contact us
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Event Producers
Create an Event
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2019 Mobile EN ES FR