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Tongue-tie: Implications for Breastfeeding & the Development of the Airway: Kotlow, Vallone, Kundel, Tow

07/09/2016 - 8:00am
07/09/2016 - 5:30pm
US/Eastern

July 9, 2016
Tongue-tie: Implications for Breastfeeding & the Development of the Airway: Kotlow, Vallone, Kundel, Tow

Approved for 7.0 LCERPS, CLT114-33.

Homewood Suites, Glastonbury, CT

Program: 830am-530pm
Breastfeeding: Defining the Physiologic Norm for Oral Function: Jennifer Tow, MA, IBCLC, RLC, OMT
SOS on TOTs: Larry Kotlow, DDS
The Role of Manual Therapy in Optimizing Breastfeeding and Long-term Function, Sharon Vallone, DC, FICCP
Orofacial Development and Airway: Optimizing & Recovering Function, Lenny Kundel, DMD
Compensation or Competency: Tools for Supporting Functional Breastfeeding: Jennifer Tow, MA, IBCLC, RLC, OMT

Early-Bird: through June 5, 2016
$167
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$207
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Larry Kotlow, DDS
Dr. Lawrence Kotlow is a 1972 graduate of SUNY Buffalo Dental School, and completed his pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio between 1972-1974. Since 1974 he has had a private practice in Albany, New York. He became Board Certified in Pediatric dentistry in 1980 , and is a Fellow in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr, Kotlow has received the three major Third District Dental Society Awards; he has served as President of the Third District Dental Society of New York State and served on many committees at the State level. He is a member of the ADA, ICD, New York State Dental Association, as well as a member since 2000 of the ALD. He is a founding member of the International Affiliation of Tongue-tie professionals, a group dedicated to improving infants and mothers ability to breastfeed.

As a member of the ALD, Dr. Kotlow served on the Board of Directors, achieved Advanced Proficiency in Erbium lasers as well as Standard Proficiency in the use of diodes CO2 @9300nm and Nd: YAG lasers and ALD Mastership status. He was the 2014 recipient of the Leon Goldman award for excellence from the ALD. He has lectured at almost every meeting of the Academy, speaking on topics from How to Prepare PowerPoint and & Keynote Presentations, to a wide range of clinical applications using lasers on infants and children, and establishing the ALD one-day pediatric program at the ALD annual session. He is an internationally known expert on aiding mothers achieving a comfortable and effective latch during breastfeeding due to tongue and lip ties and has lectured to over 3000 health care professional on the diagnosis, laser treatment and post surgical care of these infants. In addition to speaking at Academy meetings, he has lectured on lasers, and pediatric dentistry throughout the United States and Internationally in Israel, Canada, Taiwan, France, England ,Australia and Italy

He has contributed to textbook chapters on the use and benefits soft tissue lasers, hard tissue lasers and Photobiomodulating lasers in Pediatric Dentistry in Dental Clinics of North America 2004, The Atlas of Laser Dentistry and in Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry. He has had articles published on laser dentistry in the Academy of Laser Dentistry Journal, European Archives of Pediatric Dentistry, Journal of Human Lactation, Journal of Clinical Lactation, Journal of Orthodontics, Journal of General Dentistry, Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, and many others.

In addition to speaking at ALD, he has spoken at the Star of the South in Houston, The Greater New York Dental Meeting, The Yankee Dental meeting, The Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the International Pediatric Dentistry Association meeting ,past IATP meetings and several International and United States La Lache league Conferences.

He has been involved in the development and introduction of the new Isotopic Carbon Dioxide laser operating @ 9300nm known as Solea developed and manufactured by Convergent Dental, a United States company.

Sharon Vallone, DC, FICCP (Fellow in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics) is currently in clinical practice in a multidisciplinary setting working with children with functional challenges. Sharon brings 25+ years of pediatric experience with a primary interest in pregnancy, birth trauma, breastfeeding and problems with infant /toddler neurodevelopment. She serves a post graduate faculty for the International Chiropractic Association’s Pediatric Council’s Diplomate Program, vice chair of the ICA Pediatrics Council, President of the Board of Kentuckiana Children’s Center in Louisville, KY, and co-editor of the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics.

Leonard Kundel, D.M.D. is a 1999 graduate of Tufts University School of Dentistry. Following a year of residency at Montefiore Hospital and several associateships, he established a private practice in Stamford, Connecticut. He has focused his expertise towards advanced aesthetic rehabilitation, comprehensive periodontal management, facial pain, TMD/TMJ therapy, sleep dentistry and general dentistry. Due to his awareness of the mouth/body connection, Dr. Kundel practices an aggressive state-of-the-art approach toward treating chronic oral inflammatory diseases known to increase risk factors for common medical problems. Dr. Kundel’s purpose is to build a bridge between the medical and dental communities to benefit patients, and to help doctors avoid the problems associated with failure to diagnose and treat important medical diseases related to the presence of chronic oral infections, the Emerging “Oral – Systemic Connection.”

He is a general dentist who follows a simple moto:
Your mouth is connected to your body and so it should be treated as such.

Jennifer Tow, BFA, MA, IBCLC, RLC, OMT has practiced holistic lactation for 20 years. Inspired by a 15-year fascination with epigenetics, she has come to focus her interest in the areas of gut health, airway function and functional competency, exploring the profoundly far-reaching implications of this work for breastfeeding dyads. While residing between the US & France, she established an international client base and now sees most of her clients on-line, specializing in helping dyads with complex breastfeding issues. Her reputation for guiding parents through these issues stems from her ability to integrate both holistic modalities and expanded skills such as myofunctional therapy into her practice. She offers workshops internationally and via webinar on breastfeeding & epigenetics, gut health & healing, tongue-tie & airway development and holistic breastfeeding practices. She is a founding member of IATP (the International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals), offers an advanced course in Integrative and Holistic Lactation and is writing a book on the subject. Jennifer is the mother of three children born at home in 1988, 1992 and 1998 and a granddaughter born at home in 2009. Contact is through email at iparentLLC@aol.com or her blog at: http://holisticibclc.blogspot.com/

Space is limited. No refunds after June 15.

Gluten-free, dairy-free lunch is provided.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Jennifer Tow
Telephone: 
1 860-659-1147
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
7
Cost: 
$ 167

Marie Biancuzzo's Lactation Exam Review 2016

Type: Conferences | Location: Kansas City, Missouri - USA [Mid-West]
07/11/2016
07/12/2016
US/Central

Join Marie for a 2-day live review for the 2016 IBLCE Exam. This review course includes a mock exam with a computerized analysis of your strengths and weaknesses. We guarantee you'll pass the exam or you get a full refund! (See our website for more details.)

Register online at BreastfeedingOutlook.com or call us at 703-787-9894.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
25
Other credits: 
19.0 contact hours, and 12.0 CPEUs at Level II for dietitians

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Pueblo, Colorado - USA [Mid-West]
07/11/2016
07/15/2016
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.

Contact Info
CERPS
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: RNs: 45; RDs: 45; CLCs: 45 Contact Hours; IBCLCs: 45 L-CERPs; College Credits: 3, MCH 330

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Macon, Georgia - USA [South-East]
07/11/2016
07/15/2016
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.

Contact Info
CERPS
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: RNs: 45; RDs: 45; CLCs: 45 Contact Hours; IBCLCs: 45 L-CERPs; College Credits: 3, MCH 330

California WIC Association Regional Training Summer 2016

07/11/2016
US/Pacific

As a result of your responses to our 2015 training survey, CWA is offering Regional Training Days this summer focused on integrating three areas of best practices applicable not only for WIC staff, but also for professionals working in MCAH, health care and social services for young families:

Best Practices for Including Men and Dads
The Experience of African Americans within California WIC
Developing Meaningful Stories for Outreach and Participation

If you attended a CWA summer regional training day in the past, you know the high-quality professional education you can expect! Each full day of training will give attendees the chance to develop best practices to implement in their organization for including Men and Dads and improving the service experiences of African American families, as well as short stories that help promote public health services and collaboration.
Download a flyer here.

Coming soon: click here to Register!

Monday, July 11: Santa Ana
Tuesday, August 2: Modesto
Thursday, August 25: Oakland

Fee: $125 per person (includes training, materials, lunch), 10% discount for groups 5+

Attendance will provide 7 CERPs for lactation, 7 Contact Hours for RNs, and 7 CPEUs for RDs, and will fulfill your 7 required breastfeeding training hours. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number #CEP_____, for up to 7 contact hours.

View the FULL AGENDA HERE soon. The workshop (8:30 AM to 5 PM) will provide:

Opportunities to meet and collaborate with those in your community who serve the same families.
Strategies to engage fathers as breastfeeding partners.
Effective ways to communicate with today’s new moms.
Toolkits for engaging families within their culture and environment.

Come prepared to meet, and work with, other WIC, MCAH, health care, and social services staff in your community, and leave with more knowledge and practice to support the families you serve.

Contact Info

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: Edinburg, Texas - USA [South-West]
07/13/2016 - 8:00am
07/14/2016 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This is a 2-day intensive lecture-based course in lactation principles which provides information on the benefits of breastfeeding, how to help moms manage common breastfeeding problems, help staff make appropriate referrals, teach breastfeeding classes, prepare breastfeeding materials, and support breastfeeding through breastfeeding friendly policies and procedures.

This course meets the training requirements of Step 2 of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and includes all topics outlined in Appendix A.

For current information and class schedules, please visit and bookmark our new site www.TexasWIC.org. Classes for staff and health care providers are found under the Health Partners tab, Breastfeeding Training.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
14
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: CME: 14; CNE: 14.0; SW: 14.0; CHES: 14.0; RDs: 14; IBCLCs: 14.0 L-CERPs
Cost: 
$ 60
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Texas Department of State Health Services

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Maryville, Illinois - USA [Mid-West]
07/18/2016
07/22/2016
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.

Contact Info
CERPS
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: RNs: 45; RDs: 45; CLCs: 45 Contact Hours; IBCLCs: 45 L-CERPs; College Credits: 3, MCH 330

The International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) Annual Conference 2016

Type: Conferences | Location: Chicago, Illinois - USA [Mid-West]
07/20/2016
07/23/2016
US/Central

Save the date.

Contact Info

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Oregon, Ohio - USA [Mid-West]
07/25/2016
07/29/2016
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.

Contact Info
CERPS
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: RNs: 45; RDs: 45; CLCs: 45 Contact Hours; IBCLCs: 45 L-CERPs; College Credits: 3, MCH 330

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Marietta, Georgia - USA [Mid-West]
07/25/2016
07/29/2016
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.

Contact Info
CERPS
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: RNs: 45; RDs: 45; CLCs: 45 Contact Hours; IBCLCs: 45 L-CERPs; College Credits: 3, MCH 330
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