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Tri County Breastfeeding Connections 13th Annual Breastfeeding Conference with Diana West

Type: Conferences | Location: Boardman, Ohio - USA [North-East]
10/24/2014
US/Eastern

Description
This conference is designed to provide specialized information to assist caregivers who work with Breastfeeding families.
Diana West is an IBCLC in private practice, co-author of Sweet Sleep: Naptime and Nighttime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, the 8th edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, and Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Procedures, and ILCA’s Clinician’s Breastfeeding Triage Tool. She is the author of Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery.
Topics: Breastfeeding After Cosmetic Surgery, Five Things Mothers Want Their Lactation Consultants to Know to Help Them More Effectively, Making More Milk, Helping Millennial Mothers Achieve Breastfeeding Self-efficacy.

Continental breakfast and lunch provided by the Holiday Inn

Contact Info
Contact: 
Linda Witmer
Telephone: 
1 330-337-4989
CERPS
Other credits: 
Applications have been made for CE's for RN's, LPN's and L-CERPS for Lactation Specialists. Continuing Education application for dietians has been issued for approval.
Cost: 
$ 110

The Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County presents: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D, IBCLC, FAPA

10/24/2014
US/Pacific

The Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County's 2014 annual conference proudly welcomes Kathleen Kendall-Tackett,Ph.D.,IBCLC,FAPA to Ventura County on October 24th, 2014. Kathleen will be presenting: Maternal Depression, Infant Sleep Location, and Maternal Obesity Effects on Breastfeeding.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Heather Camarena, RN, IBCLC
Telephone: 
1 805-665-3604
CERPS
Other credits: 
7.0 CEU's approved 6.0 LCERP's have been applied for
Cost: 
$ 90
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
PAC/LAC

LLL of Eastern Pennsylvania Presents: Families - Building Strong Foundations

10/24/2014
10/26/2014
US/Eastern

La Leche League of Eastern Pennsylvania has been providing information, education, and support to the breastfeeding families of Eastern Pennsylvania since 1971. This breastfeeding and parenting conference is provided for breastfeeding families and those who support them. A wide variety of topics from family-management to technical breastfeeding topics offering the latest research are provided to meet everyone's needs. We welcome all members of the breastfeeding community to develop their skills, further their education, strengthen their bonds of friendship and foster collaboration within the breastfeeding community.

We look forward to seeing you there for: ● breastfeeding education ● communication skills ● nutrition ● fathering ● parenting with loving guidance ● CERP sessions ● Exhibits ● Vendors ● Silent Auction ●

www.LLLofEasternPa.org/conference2014

Contact Info
Contact: 
Shelly Karver, Area Conference Coordinator
Telephone: 
1 484-883-0572
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
La Leche League International

Maternal and Infant Assessment for the Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

Type: Conferences | Location: Loveland, Colorado - USA [Mid-West]
10/27/2014
10/29/2014
US/Central

This course examines assessment parameters and skills within the role of case finding, reporting, noting change and documenting the assessment. Major topics covered in the course are normal and gross anatomy of mother and infant, normal and abnormal development of the anatomy and physiology of the breastfeeding mother and baby, infant assessment scales, breast and maternal assessment, lexicon of assessment and documentation.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
20

Breast Is Best: Supporting Nursing Mothers

Type: Conferences | Location: Omaha, Nebraska - USA [Mid-West]
10/28/2014 - 8:30am
10/28/2014 - 7:30pm
US/Central

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Day Session: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (lunch included) - $70
Evening Session: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm (dinner included) -$45
Both Sessions: 8:30 am - 7:30 pm - $90

Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Mike & Josie Harper Center – Harper Ballroom
Entrance on 20th Street - between Burt St. & Cass St.

Enjoy renowned speakers and expert panelists while earning continuing education credits.

REGISTRATION
Available online only, through University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
http://unmc.edu/nursing/2nd_Biennial_Breastfeeding_Conference_14CE043.ht...
Pre-registration is required, by Sunday, October 26, 2014

Contact Info
Contact: 
Valeta Creason-Wahl or Arli Boustead
CERPS
Other credits: 
EDUCATION CREDITS FOR ATTENDANCE: The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for up to 8.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria. An application has been made to the IBLCE for CERPSs approval. Information on CERPS Will be posted at the Registration Link when confirmed.
Cost: 
$ 45
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
CHI Health - Healthier Communities Division: Live Well Omaha Kids University of Nebraska Medical Center - College of Nursing

Infant Oral Anatomy: How it Affects Breastfeeding

Type: Conferences | Location: Des Moines, Iowa - USA [Mid-West]
11/01/2014
US/Central

“Infant Oral Anatomy: How it Affects Breastfeeding”
Basking Babies, LLC First Annual Fall Conference
Saturday, November 1, 2014
9:30am – 4:30pm
Location: Grace Community Church, 877 NE 64 St., Pleasant Hill, Iowa 50327
Intended Audience: IBCLCs, Dentists, ENTs, Physicians, Chiropractors, Dietitians, Nurses, Speech Therapists, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, and other interested healthcare professionals

Purpose: This conference will provide information on the management of infant oral anatomy challenges in regard to successful breastfeeding.

Objectives:
• Define ankyloglossia and lip tie of the maxillary frenum
• Describe methods of diagnosing ankyloglossia and lip tie
• Describe how oral soft tissue abnormality and its variations affect breastfeeding, dental health and other functions
• Describe surgical correction for ankyloglossia and lip tie
• Compare the 4 types of ankyloglossia, lip tie and other structural issues that may cause difficulties
• Discuss the benefits of chiropractic care and Cranial Sacral Therapy for an infant with oral anatomical challenges.
• Review the current best practice aftercare for infant post ankyloglossia and lip tie revision
Cost: Registration fee is $75.00 Lunch is included Registration and Payment received through www.Basking-Babies.com Refunds are not available.
Continuing Education: Nursing: .6 CEUs provided by The Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #17 Mercy Medical Center, Dietitians: 5 contact hours, IBCLC: L-cerps applied for, Certificate of Completion for all attendees.
Please contact Basking Babies, LLC for more information: lactationlady@live.com
Speakers: Dr. Mindy Hochgesang, D.M.D. became involved in diagnosing and treating lip ties and tongue ties after her personal experiences of her older daughter’s lip tie and her younger daughter’s lip tie and tongue tie. Dr. Mindy had a pediatric dentist in Indiana perform the lip tie revision on oldest daughter. She performed the lip and tongue tie revision on second daughter after taking several courses and observing other doctors. Dr. Mindy is very passionate about educating providers on the sign and symptoms of lip ties and tongue ties especially as it is related to breastfeeding. She has presented to chiropractors, dental assistants, speech and language pathologists and lactation consultants as she tries to spread awareness and help the babies, children and adults affected by lip and tongue ties.

Natalie Hessell, IBCLC, LLLL is a private practice IBCLC, since 2011. She has also volunteered as a La Leche League Leader for the past 13 years and worked 2 years at a local health department as a breastfeeding counselor. She does consultations with many of Dr. Mindy’s clients both pre and post revision. She has four children, ages 16, 12, 10, and 6.
Dr. Tammy Watkins, D. C. has a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree and is currently board eligible and continues extensive training in prenatal/pregnancy and pediatric care from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Tammy’s passion is to serve pregnant women and their newborns and to equip them with the most genuine, healthy, and complete care. She will examine the benefits of chiropractic care for the newborn, specifically relating to latch concerns and lip/tongue ties pre- and post-revision. We will explore the role of the cranial structure, optimal upper cervical spinal function and jaw movement as related to feeding. Assessment, treatment, and home recommendations will be outlined and demonstrated.
Added Features: Display tables from various businesses in Iowa Drawing for Prizes
Chair Massages (10 minutes) for $10 while you listen to the conference or during lunch with Jeanette from Tender Touch Massage.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Angela E. Swieter, RN, BSN, IBCLC, ICD, ICPE, ICPD
Telephone: 
1 515-210-1868
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
5
Other credits: 
.6 CEUs for Nurses, Iowa Provider #17 Mercy Medical Center
Cost: 
$ 75

Comprehensive Lactation Course

11/03/2014
11/06/2014
US/Eastern

Prepare for your IBCLC career with our 90-CERPs All-Inclusive Format. This format is ideal for first-time IBLCE candidates, especially those without a healthcare background. It provides comprehensive coverage of breastfeeding management, and whether you are using Pathway 1 or Pathway 3, all of the credits required to sit for the IBLCE exam. This course is on sale NOW through July 31st AND you can register and use our convenient payment plan! Call us at 703-787-9894 to register.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Breastfeeding Outlook
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
90
Cost: 
$ 999
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
On Sale through July 31st for $899 AND you can use our flexible payment plan! Just give us a call at 703-787-9894.

Advanced Nurse Lactation Consultant (ANLC) and Advanced Lactation Consultant (ALC) Certification

Type: Conferences | Location: Tampa, Florida - USA [South-East]
11/03/2014
11/07/2014
US/Eastern

This interactive course provides IBCLCs and CLCs with the opportunity to earn advanced certification in lactation management while verifying the insight, knowledge and skills essential to the development and implementation of management strategies for complex problems related to breastfeeding and human lactation. Participants will examine cases, and develop management strategies using knowledge of psychology, sociology, infant development, gender studies, professional interrelations and ethics.

Who should attend?
Nurses, lactation consultants and counselors, midwives, physicians, doulas, childbirth educators, volunteer breastfeeding helpers, speech/language/occupational therapists WIC breastfeeding and nutrition staff.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
CERPS
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: RNs: 45; RDs: 34; CLCs: 45 Contact Hours; IBCLCs: 39L and 6E CERPs; College Credits: 3, MCH 431

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Gainsville, Florida - USA [South-East]
11/03/2014
11/07/2014
US/Eastern

The Certified Lactation Counselor®, (CLC) certification is the premier National Certification in Lactation Management for the United States. CLC certification holders have demonstrated competence in the lactation skills, knowledge and attitudes that are essential to helping women in the United States and have agreed to comply withThe Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice code of ethics. The Lactation Counselor Training course is recognized by ANCC as a Nursing Skills Competency Program.

CLC certification means that a person has received training and competency verification in breastfeeding and human lactation support including assessing the latching and feeding process, providing corrective interventions, counseling mothers, understanding and applying knowledge of milk production including in special circumstances and other commonly encountered situations. All of this give CLCs a strong foundation with which to help moms and babies.

CLCs are members of the health care team who can provide knowledge and counseling about optimal and sub-optimal breastfeeding. CLCs understand that breastfeeding decisions are made by the mother, who may have values and goals different from the counselor. A counseling approach is used to gather information and provide appropriate support to the mother and her family. CLCs work as part of the health care team, assuring appropriate referrals and recommendations.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Richmond, Indiana - USA [Mid-West]
11/03/2014
11/07/2014
US/Central

The Certified Lactation Counselor®, (CLC) certification is the premier National Certification in Lactation Management for the United States. CLC certification holders have demonstrated competence in the lactation skills, knowledge and attitudes that are essential to helping women in the United States and have agreed to comply withThe Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice code of ethics. The Lactation Counselor Training course is recognized by ANCC as a Nursing Skills Competency Program.

CLC certification means that a person has received training and competency verification in breastfeeding and human lactation support including assessing the latching and feeding process, providing corrective interventions, counseling mothers, understanding and applying knowledge of milk production including in special circumstances and other commonly encountered situations. All of this give CLCs a strong foundation with which to help moms and babies.

CLCs are members of the health care team who can provide knowledge and counseling about optimal and sub-optimal breastfeeding. CLCs understand that breastfeeding decisions are made by the mother, who may have values and goals different from the counselor. A counseling approach is used to gather information and provide appropriate support to the mother and her family. CLCs work as part of the health care team, assuring appropriate referrals and recommendations.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45
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