USA

Colorado Breastfeeding Conference

09/19/2014
US/Mountain

See website for details.

http://www.coloradobreastfeedingconference.org

Contact Info
Contact: 
Paulina Erices
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
3
R-CERPS: 
3
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
The Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition and La Leche League of Mountain Plains

Michigan Breastfeeding Network Summit 2014

Type: Conferences | Location: Detroit, Michigan - USA [Mid-West]
09/19/2014
US/Central

Save the date.

Contact Info

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/22/2014
09/26/2014
US/Pacific

Make a difference in the health of mothers and infants and add to your professional credentials through the Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care workshop. The comprehensive five-day course is taught by expert, board-certified lactation consultants.

This course is designed for health care providers and lay people who want to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation to expectant and new families. Content is based on current research as it applies to best practice issues in the clinical setting. In addition to attending all lectures, students
complete a written study guide and outline a project of their choice.

Completion provides a Lactation Educator Certificate.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Simkin Center at Bastyr University
Telephone: 
1 425-602-3361
CERPS
E-CERPS: 
43
L-CERPS: 
2
Other credits: 
45 instructional hours on the IBLCE Exam Blueprint (for preparation for first IBLCE exam) Commission on Dietetic Registration, 45 CPE hours, Category II (For RDs only) Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number: CEP 141275 54 contact hours (50 minute hours) (For RNs only)
Cost: 
$ 899
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Bastyr University

Comprehensive Lactation Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Rochester, New York - USA [North-East]
09/22/2014 - 8:53am
09/25/2014 - 8:53am
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.

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

09/22/2014
09/26/2014
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: Minneapolis, Minnesota - USA [Mid-West]
09/22/2014
09/26/2014
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

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care-The Five Day Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/22/2014
09/26/2014
US/Pacific

Course Description

A complete, in-person core program to begin practice in evidence-based breastfeeding and lactation care. This five-day course is essential education for any healthcare professional or individual who works with new mothers and their newborns, or as the beginning process for becoming a lactation consultant (IBCLC). This in-depth, in-person course enables participants to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation and to support new families in feeding their babies from birth through the process of weaning.

This in-person course provides 45 theoretical hours for the IBLCE exam eligibility requirements. All areas of the exam grid are included, and the course content is based on current scientific research. Over the course of five days, each participant will:

Complete a written project on a breastfeeding topic of his/her choice, which will be completed outside of classroom time and reviewed by faculty during the week of the course.
Complete a comprehensive written study guide on anatomy & physiology which will be submitted during the week of class for course credit.
Participate in classroom and group quizzes, case studies and practice scripts of common scenarios.
Begin preparation for the certification exam to become an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).
Receive a certificate of completion as a Lactation Educator at conclusion of course.

Contact Info
CERPS
E-CERPS: 
2
L-CERPS: 
43

Maternal and Infant Assessment for the Breastfeeding and Human Lactation

09/24/2014
09/26/2014
US/Pacific

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

Breastfeeding: New Pathways for Evidence-based Practice Seminar

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/25/2014
US/Pacific

Course Description
As a breastfeeding advocate, you are thrilled with the research that shows 75% of mothers in the United States intend to breastfeed their babies for as long as possible. Yet the research also shows there is work to be done to improve the duration of those good intentions. Join Dawn M. Kersula and learn the latest in research and strategies for promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding. Dawn's presentation also includes Ethics CERPs for IBCLCs. Come and learn how to better support your moms and their families.

She will teach you

How to help mothers absorb teaching in the first hours postpartum
What mothers need to know to make it through the first night at home
How maternal obesity affects the early days of breastfeeding and beyond
What a good latch looks like - and how to improve a bad latch
Strategies for evaluating and encouraging the baby who "will not latch"
How to recognize a mother who has been negatively affected by the birth process she has just lived through
When to stop and evaluate your teaching methods in light of professional boundaries

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
6.5
Cost: 
$ 199

Trending Topics for Breastfeeding Success

Type: Conferences | Location: Syracuse, New York - USA [North-East]
09/25/2014
US/Eastern

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Comfort Inn, Liverpool NY
Special Guest Speakers:
Katherine Dettwyler, Ph.D. - Promoting Breastfeeding, Promoting Guilt & Natural Parenting
Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA - You Be the Judge! If Law, Ethics and Lactation Were a Game Show
Michelle Bode, MD - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome & Breastfeeding

Cost: $90 by September 8th and after that $100 by Setember 15th

Contact Info
Contact: 
Selina Lazarus
Telephone: 
1 315-424-0009
CERPS
E-CERPS: 
1.5
L-CERPS: 
4.5
Other credits: 
IBCLC approval for CERPS
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
CNY Breastfeeding Connections is a collaborative community group whose members are from Onondaga County WIC, Madison County Public Health, Upstate Community Hospital, Crouse Hospital, Early Head Start/Head Start, St. Joseph's Hospital and other private Lactation specialists and partners.
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