South-West

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

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: Edinburg, Texas - USA [South-West]
07/13/2016 - 8:00am
07/14/2016 - 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 Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Edinburg, Texas - USA [South-West]
08/16/2016 - 8:00am
08/16/2016 - 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; IBCLCs: 7.0 L-CERPs
Cost: 
$ 30
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Texas Department of State Health Services

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: San Antonio, Texas - USA [South-West]
09/26/2016 - 8:00am
09/27/2016 - 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 Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: San Antonio, Texas - USA [South-West]
10/11/2016 - 8:00am
10/11/2016 - 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; IBCLCs: 7.0 L-CERPs
Cost: 
$ 30
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Texas Department of State Health Services

Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: San Antonio, Texas - USA [South-West]
10/12/2016 - 8:00am
10/12/2016 - 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; IBCLCs: 7.0 L-CERPs
Cost: 
$ 30
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Texas Department of State Health Services

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: El Paso, Texas - USA [South-West]
10/17/2016
10/21/2016
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.

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

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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