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Certified Lactation Specialist Course (CLSC)

Type: Conferences | Location: Newburgh, Indiana - USA [Mid-West]
11/27/2017
11/30/2017
US/Eastern

The Certified Lactation Specialist Course is designed for the aspiring lactation consultant or nurses, physicians, midwives,

dieticians, breastfeeding assistants or others desirous of improving their knowledge base and skills in working with the breastfeeding dyad. All areas included on the IBLCE exam are addressed. The 5 day course provides half the needed number of continuing education hours in lactation to qualify to sit for the IBLCE exam. The other half can be obtained through LEC’s home study courses, or attending other conferences. Lactation management skills are taught through practical application of scientific principles. The course is continuously updated in response to changes within the profession and the rapidly expanding body of scientific knowledge. Certification as a lactation specialist is achieved through attendance at the entire course, completion of assigned homework and readings during the course, and passing the of the end of course exam on the last day.

It includes information and discussion specific to the practice of lactation consulting. This would include documentation, developing private, hospital, clinic, or public health practices, review of the Standards of Practice as delineated by the professional association and ethical issues. Emphasis is placed on preparing you for practice as an IBCLC with a concentration of practical aspects of lactation management. It also covers how to obtain clinical experience, and gives you specifics on how to prepare to take the IBLCE exam as well as the exam at the end of the CLS course itself. The information will be valuable, even if you aren't sure you want to go "all the way" to becoming an IBCLC.

This certification is a stepping stone to the IBCLC credential. It is hoped that those who attend this course ultimately go on to become board certified, although that is not a requirement. During this very practical course, participants will be taught how to use appropriate counseling skills, how to teach mothers and families, and most importantly, how to function hands-on as a clinician.

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

12/04/2017
12/15/2017
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.
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.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45
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: Tampa, Florida - USA [South-East]
12/04/2017
12/08/2017
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.

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.

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45
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: Indianapolis, Indiana - USA [Mid-West]
12/04/2017
12/08/2017
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.

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.

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

Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Laredo, Texas - USA []
12/05/2017 - 8:00am
12/05/2017 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. DSHS provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.
This course is specifically designed for health professionals who counsel breastfeeding mothers and would like to improve problem-solving skills. The class emphasizes critical thinking skills and reinforces concepts learned in the Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) course.

This is an intermediate level course and is activity oriented. Small groups will work through case studies and rotate through skills activities. Be prepared to join the discussions and share your ideas with others in your group. While anyone may attend, this class is most suitable for WIC Breastfeeding Coordinators, labor and delivery nurses, postpartum nurses, home visiting nurses and those striving to sit for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) exam.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
7
Other credits: 
CNE 7.0 RDN 7.0
Cost: 
$ 35

Understanding Breastfeeding, Bed-sharing, and SIDS with Dr Helen Ball

Type: Webinars | Location: Los Angeles, California - USA [South-West]
12/06/2017 - 10:00am
12/06/2017 - 11:45am
US/Pacific

Understanding Breastfeeding, Bed-sharing, and SIDS – Webinar with Dr. Helen Ball @ Online
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Understanding Breastfeeding, Bed-sharing, and SIDS - Webinar with Dr. Helen Ball @ Online
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Understanding Breastfeeding, Bed-sharing, & SIDS with Prof Helen Ball, PhD.

Objectives,

Objective 1: Understand the relationship between breastfeeding and infant sleep location

Objective 2: Understand the relationship between bed-sharing & SIDS

Objective 3: Explore approaches to helping parents make informed choices re. bed-sharing and resources to support health professionals

Session description

The notion that infant sleep environments are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ and that parents who receive appropriate instruction will modify their infant-care habits has been fundamental to SIDS reduction campaigns. However, infant sleep location recommendations have failed to emulate the previously successful infant sleep position campaigns that dramatically reduced infant deaths. This talk examines how SIDS risk reduction messages are generated, disseminated, and how they are received by parents. Using examples from research around the world, and her own research such as the Bradford Infant Care Study (BradICS) Helen discusses how parents understand SIDS risk-reduction and what affects whether messages are implemented or rejected in different communities and cultural groups.

She argues that failure to understand local parenting beliefs and cultural practices results in ineffective campaigns that fail to engage the recipients. In developing effective interventions she argues that we must step all the way back to the research upon which SIDS-risks are identified and ascertain how culture and ethnicity affects the magnitude and prevalence of each risk. Qualitative studies are particularly important in understanding local infant care traditions and beliefs that become barriers to implementation of safe sleep messaging. Recognition and exploration of these issues can then lead to tailored guidance that is relevant for families in each community.

Professor Helen Ball is past-Head of the Anthropology Dept at Durham University UK, and Director of the Parent-Infant Sleep Lab. Se has spent the last 20 years researching parent-infant sleep and has authored over 70 research articles on this topic. She regularly contributes to national and international policy and practice guideline development and speaks around the world about her research. In 2012 she cofounded the Infant Sleep Information Source, and in 2013 she received an award from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council for Outstanding Impact in Society for her work.

Recording Policy

Attendees of this webinar are not permitted to make personal recordings of the webinar for any purpose. A recording of the webinar will be distributed to you for your own personal use approximately 48 hours after the event ends. By completing the registration process for this event, you agree to this recording policy and consent that you will use the webinar, the recording, and the associated handouts ONLY for your own education and not share them or any photos or screenshots anywhere, including on social media.

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Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received one week prior to the event will be granted subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date.

Payment Policy

Payment must be made during the time of online registration using a credit or debit card. If you need to make alternate payment arrangements such as a company check to be mailed to BreastfeedLA, you MUST select the ticket option of “General Registration by Check.” No Early Bird registration rates will apply to payments by check. This policy is in effect as of Aug 1, 2017.

Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge)

Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 1.5 contact hours of continuing education will be offered. BreastfeedLA’s provider number is CEP 16435. Licensee must maintain certificate for a period of four years.

Lactation Consultants: BreastfeedLA is an approved Long-Term Provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners #CLT113-36. 1.25 R-CERPs will be awarded.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Christine Staricka
Telephone: 
1 323-210-8505
CERPS
R-CERPS: 
1.25
Other credits: 
1.5 contact hours for nurses through California Board of Registered Nursing
Cost: 
$ 30

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Macon, Georgia - USA [Mid-Atlantic]
12/11/2017
12/15/2017
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.

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.

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45
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: Temple, Texas - USA [South-West]
12/11/2017
12/15/2017
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.

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.

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

International Breastfeeding and MAINN Conference 2018

01/09/2018
01/12/2018
US/Eastern

The 2018 conference in Deerfield Beach, Florida is hosted by Healthy Children Project, Inc. and UCLAN, the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN). The conference is indispensable for professionals working in the area of breastfeeding and human lactation. A true meeting of the minds that will convey new knowledge, teach crucial skills, and connect you to a supportive caring community.

Participants come from a wide range of backgrounds including; physicians, nurses, nutritionists, research experts, public health providers, OTs, CLCs, IBCLCs, WIC staff, students, educators, doulas, midwives, and lactation professionals.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Alexandria, Louisiana - USA [South-East]
01/22/2018
01/26/2018
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.
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.

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