USA

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Newburgh, Indiana - USA [Mid-West]
02/19/2018
02/23/2018
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.
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
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
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

Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Houston, Texas - USA []
02/26/2018 - 8:00am
02/26/2018 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. DSHS provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.
This course is specifically designed for health professionals who counsel breastfeeding mothers and would like to improve problem-solving skills. The class emphasizes critical thinking skills and reinforces concepts learned in the Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) course.

This is an intermediate level course and is activity oriented. 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 most 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.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
7
Other credits: 
CNE 7.0 RDN 7.0
Cost: 
$ 35

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Oceanside, California - USA [South-West]
02/26/2018
03/02/2018
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.
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
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
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

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Richmond, Virginia - USA [Mid-Atlantic]
02/26/2018
03/02/2018
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.
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
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
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

Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Houston, Texas - USA []
02/27/2018 - 8:00am
02/27/2018 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. DSHS provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.

This course is specifically designed for health professionals who counsel breastfeeding mothers and would like to improve problem-solving skills. The class emphasizes critical thinking skills and reinforces concepts learned in the Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) course.

This is an intermediate level course and is activity oriented. 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 most 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.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
7
Other credits: 
CNE 7.0 RDN 7.0
Cost: 
$ 35

Lactation Consultant Holiday! The 30th Annual Lactation Consultant in Private Practice Workshop

03/02/2018
US/Eastern

www.LCinPP.com

Contact Info
Contact: 
Terriann Shell, BS, RN, IBCLC, FILCA
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
LC Workshops

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
03/05/2018 - 12:00am
03/09/2018 - 12:00am
US/Pacific

Make a difference in the health of mothers and infants and add to your professional credentials through our Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care course. The comprehensive five-day workshop is taught by expert, board-certified lactation consultants. The class provides you with the first 45 foundation hours for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification exam.
https://bastyr.edu/simkin-center/lactation-educator-training

Contact Info
Contact: 
Simkin Center at Bastyr University
Telephone: 
1 425-602-3361
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
42
Cost: 
$ 959
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Bastyr University

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

03/05/2018
03/09/2018
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.
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
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044
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

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: Dallas, Texas - USA []
03/08/2018 - 8:00am
03/09/2018 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. WIC provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.

Objective: Participants will be able to counsel families about the benefits of breastfeeding, assist the mother in managing common breastfeeding problems, make appropriate referrals, teach breastfeeding classes, prepare breastfeeding materials, and support breastfeeding through breastfeeding friendly policies and procedures.

This is a 2-day intensive lecture-based course in lactation principles and meets a portion of the training requirements of Step 2 of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, minus the skills portion.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, a light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
14.5
Other credits: 
CME 14.5 CNE 14.5 Social Work 14.5 CHES 14.5 RDN 14.5
Cost: 
$ 65

Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference

03/21/2018
03/23/2018
US/Eastern

13th Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference

The Dance of Nurture in a Complex World:
How biology, gender, and social context shape how we nourish our children

March 21st-23rd, 2018
Sheraton Hotel, Chapel Hill, NC

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS—DUE OCTOBER 15
Www.breastfeedingandfeminism.org

Our everyday infant and child feeding and nurturing activities are shaped by gender, customs, the sociopolitical environment, and by the ways lactation, the body, and culture relate. The interaction of all these factors leads to different ways of breastfeeding, nourishing, and nurturing across cultures, communities and populations. As well, infant feeding practices beyond breastfeeding, such as chestfeeding and human milk expression, use, donation, sharing, and selling are all activities that expand the diversity of infant feeding practices that we see in the world today. These different practices carry multiple meanings in different contexts and entail different types of negotiations, compromises and trade-offs. Some may experience pain and other difficulties, alongside the pleasure, that come from using their body to care for another. Some are challenged by trying to breastfeed in a context shaped by systems of gender inequality that ignore the complexity of embodied, gendered nurture. Some experience challenges related to negotiating the right and ability to nourish and nurture in a context of racism, heterosexism, classism, ableism, and other forms of prejudice and discrimination. Furthermore, the diversity of infant feeding practices complicates the ways the breastfeeding community thinks about the maternal-infant dyad, speaks to the significance of breastfeeding apart from the value of human milk, and develops approaches to supporting all those who nourish and nurture infants and young children.

At BFIC 2018 we will explore the diversity of experiences and activities related to breastfeeding, chestfeeding, human milk feeding and nurturing. We seek to examine (1) the role of biology, the body, gender, customs, and social context in shaping those experiences, (2) the meanings, complications, pleasures, and significance of different practices and activities in different contexts (3) innovative approaches to supporting caregivers; and (4) social justice, reproductive justice, health equity, and rights approaches to supporting all those who nourish and nurture infants and young children.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Paige Hall Smith
Telephone: 
1 336-334-4735
CERPS
Other credits: 
CERPS will be applied for
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
University of North Carolina at Greensboro and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil
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