Health Professions Generally

ORS 676.665
Definitions for ORS 676.665 to 676.689

As used in ORS 676.665 (Definitions for ORS 676.665 to 676.689) to 676.689 (Rules):


“Lactation consultant” means a person licensed to practice lactation consultation.


“Lactation consultation” means the clinical application of scientific principles and evidence to provide care related to lactation to childbearing families. Lactation consultation includes, but is not limited to:


Client assessment through systematic collection of data;


Data analysis;


Creation of a care plan;


Implementation of the care plan, including demonstration and instructions to clients and communication with the clients’ primary care provider;


Evaluation of client outcomes;


Problem identification and treatment;


Recommendation and use of assistive devices; and


Lactation education to childbearing families and to health care providers. [2017 c.499 §1]


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Jun. 26, 2021