South-West

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

Evidence Based Breastfeeding Support: Tongue-tie, Torticollis and Reflux

Type: Conferences | Location: Tucson, Arizona - USA [South-West]
09/18/2015 - 8:30am
09/19/2015 - 4:30pm
US/Arizona

This two day workshop describes current research and evidence based strategies to support relationships, neurobehavioral organization, and the biomechanical and sensory processing aspects of breastfeeding. The presentation includes in depth review of current literature on gastroesophageal reflux, torticollis and tongue tie as they influence the mother-infant dyad and successful infant feeding. Methods to evaluate and support oral motor skills and swallowing from both the lactation consultant and feeding therapist perspective will be presented.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Lorna Motz
Telephone: 
1 520-829-9635
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
12
Other credits: 
This course is offered for 1.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Each registrant should contact their respective organization for awarding of CEU credits.
Cost: 
$ 220

Comprehensive Lactation Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Dallas, Texas - USA [South-West]
11/02/2015
11/05/2015
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. Call us at 703-787-9894 to register.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
90
Other credits: 
The course is approved for 90.0 L-CERPs for lactation consultants (IBLCE), 90.0 contact hours for nurses (ANCC), and 27.5 CPEs at Level II for dieticians (CDR).

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Honolulu, Hawaii - USA [South-West]
12/14/2015
12/18/2015
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.

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
45

Supporting a Breastfeeding Culture-a LLL Parenting & Healthcare Professional Conference

05/22/2016 - 3:29pm
US/Pacific

La Leche League offers this family-friendly Conference for Parents, and Healthcare Professionals, featuring nationally known Speakers, presenting the latest information on a variety of Breastfeeding and Parenting topics. Sessions cover: childbirth choices, family communication, parenting challenges, breastfeeding and infant health, and more; Many offer Continuing Education credit. Bookstore, Vendor Booths, Prize Drawings, Activities for Children. Held over Memorial Day weekend, the conference offers families a chance to learn, as well as play and relax together, at the beautiful Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, in California.

Registration Options include/exclude Meals, served by the Hotel; 1 or 2 day options; Discounts available for LLL Leaders/Members, WIC Staff, and early Registrants (deadline April 20, 2015). Register Online, by Mail, or Walk-In (if available).

Visit our Conference site for Online Registration, Speaker information, Session titles and descriptions, Hotel info, and other useful information.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Jessica Claire(CE Coordinator); Brenda Goldstein (General Info)
Telephone: 
1 917-501-0666
CERPS
Other credits: 
IBLCE: 16.25 CERPS; BRN: 19.5 Contact Hours
Cost: 
$ 70
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
La Leche League International
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