South-West

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: Houston, Texas - USA [South-West]
11/07/2016 - 8:00am
11/08/2016 - 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

Lactation Couseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Houston, Texas - USA [South-West]
12/06/2016 - 8:00am
12/06/2016 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This is an intermediate level course and is activity oriented. This newly revised course is designed for health professionals who counsel breastfeeding mothers and would like to improve problem-solving skills. The class emphasizes critical thinking reinforces concepts learned in the Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) course. To attend this course, you must have completed the POLM course within the immediate three years prior.

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 more 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.

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: 
7
Other credits: 
Contact Hours: CNE: 7.0; RDs: 7.0; IBCLCs: 7.0 L-CERPs
Cost: 
$ 30
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Texas Department of State Health Services
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