Charting tips and strategies for IBCLCs (Podcast)
Documenting what happens at a lactation consult is super important for so many reasons, but figuring out just want to say and how to say it can be challenging. In this episode, Annie and Leah will explain their approaches to charting and offer you tips and strategies for making this critical task less overwhelming. Whether you’re paperless or love your clipboard and folders, this episode will help you streamline your charting workflow and feel confident in your documentation.
What is lactation charting? Get a clear, concise idea of what charting should be
Why do we have to chart our lactation consults? There are important medical and legal reasons for charting
What are biggest challenges and time sucks when it comes to charting? Charting can get in the way of life outside of your practice
So, how can we do it better? There are some strategies for making charting more efficient
What to include and what to leave out? Not everything needs to go into your reports - Learn what should and shouldn’t be represented
This episode is sponsored by the IBCLC Private Practice Essential Toolkit. Listen to the episode to find out how to get a 10% discount.
Leah Jolly is a private practice IBCLC with Bay Area Breastfeeding in Houston, Texas.
Annie Frisbie is a private practice IBCLC serving Queens and Brooklyn in New York City, and the creator of Paperless IBCLC.
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About the Author
Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC is the creator of the IBCLC Private Practice Essential Toolkit, a collection of books, resources, legal forms, training manuals, and workbooks aimed at helping private practice lactation consultants build a private practice that’s ethical, profitable, sustainable, and enjoyable.