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Lactation Exam Review 2015

Type: Conferences | Location: Dallas, Texas - USA [South-West]
04/29/2015
04/30/2015
US/Eastern

Prepare for the IBLCE exam with two exciting, information-packed days with Marie Biancuzzo, internationally known speaker, author and clinical expert. This course will enable you to tackle the toughest topics with confidence!
Review pertinent facts and principles related to all 14 categories of the exam blueprint in an interactive and responsive learning environment. Learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management, and brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions. Special emphasis will be given to topics that have given past candidates difficulty.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
25
Other credits: 
This course is approved for 25.0 L-CERPs (IBLCE), 25.0 contact hours for nurses (ANCC), and 15.0 CPEs at Level II for dieticians (CDR).
Cost: 
$ 399

20 Hour Certified Lactation Educator Workshop

05/01/2015
US/Pacific

Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.

Offering 24 CAPPA Contact Hours and Nursing Hours upon request. 21.5 L-Cerps pending.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Danielle Johns Preston
Telephone: 
1 720-233-7634
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
21.5
Other credits: 
24 CAPPA Contact Hours, Nursing Contact hours by request
Cost: 
$ 500
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
CAPPA

Breastfeeding Support: It Takes a Village

Type: Conferences | Location: Stockton, California - USA [South-West]
05/15/2015 - 7:30am
05/15/2015 - 4:00pm
US/Pacific

The Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County invites you to our 2015 Conference- Breastfeeding Support: It Takes a Village.

Friday, May 15, 2015 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206

Conference Sessions:

Building a Village of Breastfeeding Support
Robbie Gonzalez-Dow, MPH, RD, CLE
Executive Director, California Breastfeeding Coalition

Sacred Fatherhood, How to Engage Young Men in Building Healthy Families and Communities
Samuel Nuñez and fathers from our community
Executive Director, Fathers and Families of San Joaquin

Increasing Breastfeeding Rates with Midwifery Care and CenteringPregnancy
Wallene Stoddard, CNM
CenteringPregnancy Coordinator, Kaiser-Permanente Central Valley

Holding Up the Village through Doula Support
China Tolliver, AS, BS, LPT
Chief Executive Officer, Umi’s Womb

Got Milk? Maternity Care Practices to Support Breastfeeding
Susan Crowe, MD, FACOG
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Outpatient Breastfeeding Services, Stanford University School of Medicine

#breastfeedinghelp- Using Social Media to Promote and Support Breastfeeding
Michelle Beutel, IBCLC
Lactation Specialist, San Joaquin County Public Health Services WIC

All registration is online at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eanve4x3dc...

The conference flyer may be downloaded at http://files.ctctcdn.com/7979d48a001/e013cddd-3fd1-43eb-b18d-846abb55e91...

Contact Info
Contact: 
Mary Woelfel, MPH, IBCLC
Telephone: 
1 209-468-3267
CERPS
Other credits: 
Application for CERPs will be made to IBLCE. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #001354 for 6.0 contact hours.
Cost: 
$ 129

WIC-NWA Annual Education and Networking Conference & Exhibits

05/16/2015
05/20/2015
US/Pacific

The NWA Annual Education and Networking Conference & Exhibits will be at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, May 16 - May 20, 2015.

This Conference will offer an excellent opportunity to acquire new skills and to network with an estimated 1,000 of your peers, colleagues and exhibitors who provide WIC related products and services for your participants. The conference will also offer an opportunity for attendees to hear from USDA officials and to dialogue on relevant updates and challenges that the program faces.

For the rest of the conference, you will have the opportunity to choose from over 30 general and concurrent sessions that is sure to expand your professional skills and knowledgebase to equip you to face coming WIC challenges and to take advantage of current and future WIC opportunities.

Contact Info

20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop

Type: Conferences | Location: Tucson, Arizona - USA [South-West]
07/13/2015 - 11:28am
07/15/2015 - 11:28am
US/Arizona

CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Course - Tucson, AZ Post CAPPA Conference

Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.

This course is being offered immediately after the FREE CAPPA Confernence at Westin La Paloma. For more info on conference please see http://www.cappa.net/conference_2015.php.

Offering 24 CAPPA Contact Hours and Nursing Hours upon request. 21.5 L-Cerps available.

Please make note that if you need to register with a P.O. and pay by check through your employer, or have any questions, please email MotherJourney at info@motherjourney.com or call 720-515-BABY.

This course satisfies the following:

*The Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals as outlined by the United States Breastfeeding Committee (no endorsement by the USBC is implied).

*The 20 Hour World Health Organization Curriculum to support the baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.

Contact Info
Contact: 
MotherJourney
Telephone: 
1 720-233-7634
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
21.5
Other credits: 
24 CAPPA Contact Hours, Nursing Contact Hours by request
Cost: 
$ 500
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
CAPPA

20 Hour Certified Lactation Educator Workshop

Type: Conferences | Location: Tucson, Arizona - USA [South-West]
07/13/2015
07/15/2015
US/Mountain

Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.

This course is being offered immediately after the FREE CAPPA Confernence at Westin La Paloma. For more info on conference please see http://www.cappa.net/conference_2015.php.

Offering 24 CAPPA Contact Hours and Nursing Hours upon request. 21.5 L-Cerps available.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Danielle Johns Preston
Telephone: 
1 720-233-7634
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
21.5
Other credits: 
24 CAPPA Contact Hours, Nursing Contact hours by request
Cost: 
$ 500
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
CAPPA

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Phoenix, Arizona - USA [South-West]
07/26/2015
07/30/2015
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 with The 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.

The CLC certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ANSI Logoand certifies that the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice meets the ANSI accreditation program requirements and those set forth in ANSI/ISOIEC 17024:2003 General requirements for bodies operating certification systems of persons for Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC).

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
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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