South-West

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

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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