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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

(job)
A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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She asks the nurse who states, "The lactation consultant makes her rounds in the morning.
I cried with relief as the advice from both the lactation consultant and the pharmacist confirmed the information given to us by the nurse the previous night: Although there had not been any actual clinical trials carried out on nursing rooms, apparently women on Heparin had nursed safely.
In Australia, lactation consultants are mostly nurses and midwives, but this differs across the world,' she said.
Additionally, the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners adopted a discipline committee and code of ethics that applies to all IBCLCs.
Other useful sources are the International Lactation Consultant Association (www.
I encourage pediatricians to use certified lactation consultants to assist them in their practices.
com has a massive directory of nearly 4,000 lactation consultants and the largest community of breastfeeding moms who provide constant support, advice and tips to breastfeeding moms.
Mimansa Malhotra (PT), Lactation Consultant and Lamaze child birth educator on behalf of Philips, and Shilpi Srivastava, Lactation Consultant at Mamma Mia, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, list some tips to keep in mind: * Try to nurse within the first hour after delivery.
Heightened our collaboration with other like-minded professional organizations such as ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives), ILCA (International Lactation Consultant Association), APPPAH (The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health), USBC (United States Breastfeeding Committee) and NAPPSS (National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep) and relationships with companies such as Injoy Birth and Parenting and GOLD Family of Online Conferences.
The initiative is led by Dr Amal Abu Bakr, chairperson of the Breastfeeding Committee and lactation consultant at Women's Hospital, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team, including senior management, specialists and nurses from the hospital.
The contract has enabled lactation consultant Milly Carter, who used to work as a lactation consultant at Hutt Valley DHB, to be employed at least 24 hours a week.
The Sharjah Baby Friendly City (SBFC) campaign, in collaboration with Maternal and Child Health Centre Sharjah and the Emirates Medical Association Lactation Consultant Society, have announced the commencement of its Advanced Lactation Workshop Series for 2014.