South-West

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Las Vegas, Nevada - USA [South-West]
11/07/2016
11/11/2016
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 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.
The CLC certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and 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.
CLCs provide breastfeeding counseling and lactation management in:
• Maternity units in hospitals and birth centers.
• Neonatal intensive care units and special care nurseries.
• Outpatient lactation clinics.
• WIC programs.
• Visiting nurse programs.
• Maternal and child health services at the state, county and local level.
• Parenting centers, including military family support centers.
• Physician and midwife offices.

Research has shown that the education required of CLCs prior to certification is associated with improved breastfeeding outcomes.
Working in a variety of settings, including hospitals, WIC agencies, health departments, clinics, health care provider offices, and private practice, nationally certified CLCs are key to the US strategy of increasing breastfeeding rates in our communities, advocating for positive change in societies attitudes and behavior regarding breastfeeding, teaching breastfeeding classes, and assisting mothers to optimally breastfeed.
This research and competency based lactation management training provides
• Comprehensive breastfeeding management training
• Practical skills that will make you more effective in your job
• Time-saving hospital strategies that make breastfeeding a success
• Strategies and tips for special circumstances - premies, Down Syndrome, newborns affected by medications, and more
• How to talk to mothers in a way that encourages them to choose breastfeeding
• Public Health/WIC strategies that work to increase breastfeeding success

This comprehensive, evidence-based, breastfeeding management course includes practical skills, theoretical foundations and competency verification. Technical issues are explored within the context of counseling the mother in the hospital and in public health and community settings. This course prepares participants for professional work helping mothers and babies: this program trains participants how to gain insight into clients' problems, with a strong focus on counseling skills.

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

CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Course - Denver, CO

Type: Conferences | Location: Denver, Colorado - USA [South-West]
11/17/2016 - 10:49am
US/Eastern

CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Course -

Denver, CO

For GROUP REGISTRATION, please contact info@motherjourney.com for W9 and invoice. 720-291-9115

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 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.

*The CAPPA Lactation Educator certification step for workshop attendance. Additional fees for certification.

Why become a certified lactation educator?

Certified Lactation Educators (CLEs) provide evidence based information to the community, families and professionals to encourage an increase in breastfeeding initiation, duration and support. CLEs are found teaching community and hospital based breastfeeding classes, as peer breastfeeding counselors in hospital and public health setting, facilitation support groups, running pump rental stations and providing phone support.

Transform your understanding about what breastfeeding/breastmilk really is:

• An irreplaceable relationship
• A brain developer
• An immune system
• An organ system
• A living tissue

Transform your professional skills

• Increase your doula competencies in the first hours after birth
• Hone your postpartum doula skills
• Learn unique strategies for teaching breastfeeding to families
• Explore adult learning styles
• Enhance your communication skills

Transform yourself

• Take the leap to explore new ways to work with families
• Connect with other women who love working with moms and babies
• Open your mind about new concepts surrounding breastfeeding
• Take the first step to becoming certified as a lactation educator with CAPPA

Concepts covered over the three days include: Lactation Professionals, History of Breastfeeding, Group Process, Learning Styles, Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding, The Importance of Breastmilk and Breastfeeding, Prenatal Support and Breastfeeding issues, Birth's Impact on Breastfeeding, the Hospital Experience, Latch and the Breast Crawl, Skin To Skin, Signs of Successful Feeding, Maternal and Infant Challenges, Medications and Breastmilk, Fathers and Partners, and Curriculum Development.

The CAPPA CLE does not prescribe, treat, nor diagnose breastfeeding related conditions and is trained to refer clients facing circumstances that require this degree of intervention to a qualified professional. The CAPPA 20 Hour CLE course is not an IBCLC exam prep course, nor does the CAPPA CLE training prepare a student to become an IBCLC.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Laurel Wilson
Telephone: 
1 720-291-9115
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
21.25
Other credits: 
24 CAPPA Contact Hours
Cost: 
$ 475
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
CAPPA

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

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Honolulu, Hawaii - USA [South-West]
12/12/2016
12/16/2016
US/Pacific

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.
The CLC certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and 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.
CLCs provide breastfeeding counseling and lactation management in:
• Maternity units in hospitals and birth centers.
• Neonatal intensive care units and special care nurseries.
• Outpatient lactation clinics.
• WIC programs.
• Visiting nurse programs.
• Maternal and child health services at the state, county and local level.
• Parenting centers, including military family support centers.
• Physician and midwife offices.

Research has shown that the education required of CLCs prior to certification is associated with improved breastfeeding outcomes.
Working in a variety of settings, including hospitals, WIC agencies, health departments, clinics, health care provider offices, and private practice, nationally certified CLCs are key to the US strategy of increasing breastfeeding rates in our communities, advocating for positive change in societies attitudes and behavior regarding breastfeeding, teaching breastfeeding classes, and assisting mothers to optimally breastfeed.
This research and competency based lactation management training provides
• Comprehensive breastfeeding management training
• Practical skills that will make you more effective in your job
• Time-saving hospital strategies that make breastfeeding a success
• Strategies and tips for special circumstances - premies, Down Syndrome, newborns affected by medications, and more
• How to talk to mothers in a way that encourages them to choose breastfeeding
• Public Health/WIC strategies that work to increase breastfeeding success

This comprehensive, evidence-based, breastfeeding management course includes practical skills, theoretical foundations and competency verification. Technical issues are explored within the context of counseling the mother in the hospital and in public health and community settings. This course prepares participants for professional work helping mothers and babies: this program trains participants how to gain insight into clients' problems, with a strong focus on counseling skills.

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

Marie Biancuzzo's Lactation Exam Review 2017

Type: Conferences | Location: Lewisville, Texas - USA [South-West]
03/06/2017
03/08/2017
US/Central

Join Marie for a 2-day live review for the 2017 IBLCE Exam. This review course includes a mock exam with a computerized analysis of your strengths and weaknesses. We guarantee you'll pass the exam or you get a full refund! (See our website for more details.)

Register online at BreastfeedingOutlook.com or call us at 703-787-9894.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
25
Other credits: 
19.0 contact hours, and 12.0 CPEUs at Level II for dietitians Continuing education credits are included
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