Conferences

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Vidalia, Georgia - USA [South-East]
08/21/2017
08/25/2017
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
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: Phoenix, Arizona - USA [South-West]
08/21/2017
08/25/2017
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
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

08/21/2017
08/22/2017
US/Eastern

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

Breastfeeding: Baby's Natural Choice Conference

Type: Conferences | Location: Omaha, Nebraska - USA [Mid-West]
08/23/2017 - 7:45am
08/23/2017 - 4:30pm
US/Central

Since 1995, this one-day conference is offered every other year and is sponsored by Olson Center for Women's Health and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in cooperation with UNMC College of Nursing and UNMC Center for Continuing Education and is offered to healthcare professionals (Physicians (OB/GYN, pediatric and family medicine), nurses, lactation consultants, registered dietitians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, breastfeeding advocates, social workers, and students.) Continuing education is offered.

Next conference is August 23, 2017!
Keynote speakers are Drs. Jane Morton and Alison Stuebe.

Conference location is at the La Vista Conference Center at Embassy Suites, Omaha, Nebraska.

Contact Info
Contact: 
UNMC Olson Center for Women's Health
Telephone: 
1 402-559-6345
CERPS
Other credits: 
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 6.25 contact hours under ANCC criteria. This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. CERPs will be applied for through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). Continuing education hours for Nebraska Medical Nutrition Therapy will be applied for through the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services. CEUs for continuing education credit will be applied for through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work.
Cost: 
$ 115
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Breastfeeding Outlook - Picture Perfect IBLCE Exam Review

Type: Conferences | Location: Woodbridge, New Jersey - USA []
08/23/2017
US/Eastern

Course Description
This one-day seminar helps you to continue to prepare for the IBLCE exam and sharpen your clinical expertise. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads, charts, graphs, and other images.

Who should attend
Anyone who is preparing to take the IBLCE exam, or those in need of continuing education credits.

Why you should attend
Currently, 60% of the exam questions--100 out of 175--require recognition of clinical photos. In this interactive environment, you'll learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the exam.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
5.2
Other credits: 
This course has also been approved for continuing education credits: 5.2 L-CERPs for lactation consultants, 5.2 contact hours for nurses, 5.5 CPEs at Level II for dietitians (CDR).

Certification Cram Review Course (CCRC)

08/24/2017
08/25/2017
US/Central

Whether looking to update your knowledge, obtain CERPs or review for the IBLCE exam, this single authoritative course is for you. Covering the entire IBLCE exam grid, this course will bring you up-to-date on the newest information and research in lactation.

This intensive, fast-paced, evidence-based Cram Course is designed as a review course for practitioners preparing to take the IBLCE exam for initial or recertification. If you have not already had a basic lactation management course, consider enrolling in LEC's Certified Lactation Specialist Course.

LEC's remarkable faculty of leading and experienced clinicians will help you explore current, internationally accepted lactation management practices and thoroughly review the basic science essentials that form the foundation of lactation consultant practice. Throughout the course, you will have an opportunity to review hundreds of clinical slides. A structured study plan and resources are included as part of the practice exam at the end. The take-home syllabus, with its extensive bibliography is a solid resource you can use for continuing study.

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
17
Other credits: 
17 Nursing

At the Forefront of Human Milk Handling: Best Practices for Mother's Own Milk & Donor Milk

08/28/2017 - 9:00am
08/28/2017 - 4:00pm
US/Pacific

BreastfeedLA invites you to Cedars-Sinai for At the Forefront of Human Milk Handling: Best Practices for Mother's Own Milk & Donor Milk
Please join us on Monday, August 28, 2017 from 9a.m. to 4p.m.
DOWNLOAD BROCHURE HERE
BreastfeedLA presents a timely seminar about a topic in high demand: the safe handling of human milk. As the volume of expressed breastmilk being shared and donated continues to rise throughout our state, it is critical for healthcare providers and parents to understand best practices for handling human milk.
Caroline Steele, the Director of Nutrition & Lactation Services at Children's Hospital of Orange County will begin the day with a practical and informative talk on starting a donor milk program. Her work at CHOC is a model for other facilities and communities.
The second session will offer an in-depth look at the mission of the Mothers' Milk Bank in San Jose, presented by the Milk Bank's Executive Director, Pauline Sakamoto.
After lunch, Caroline Steele will review the latest evidence on how to safely express, store, thaw, and handle human milk. Caroline’s experience creating protocols in the hospital and her comprehensive knowledge of the guidelines of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) will help attendees put all of the most commonly asked questions to rest.
To conclude the day, Pauline Sakamoto will discuss the concepts of formal and informal milk sharing and offer healthcare providers and the community optimal ways of communicating the importance of valuing human milk and its impact.
This seminar will bring together all the facts and best practices to get donor milk programs operational and efficient throughout the community. Get inspired and educated about human milk handling with BreastfeedLA at Cedars-Sinai on August 28!
Agenda
8:45 Registration
9:15 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:30 Starting A Donor Milk Program
10:30 Break
10:45 Mothers' Milk Bank
12:15p.m Lunch
1:15 Handling Expressed Human Milk & Donor Milk Safely in the Hospital Setting
2:30 Break
2:45 Milk Sharing & Donor Milk Availability
4p.m. Adjourn
About the Speakers
Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND is the Director of Nutrition and Lactation Services at Children's Hospital of Orange County.
Pauline Sakamoto, MS, RN, PHN is the Executive Director of Mothers' Milk Bank in San Jose, CA.
5 L-CERPs (for IBCLCs) and 6 contact hours for continuing education for nurses will be awarded for attending this learning opportunity. When you register early, you receive the best value on our seminars! Earlybird Registration is now open.
DOWNLOAD BROCHURE HERE
Location and Parking
This seminar is located at Cedars-Sinai 8700 Beverly Blvd, Thalians Auditorium Room #C101, Los Angeles, CA 90048.
Parking is available in Parking Lots P1, P2, and P4.
Cancellation Policy
Written cancellations received one week prior to the event will be granted subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date.
Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge)
Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 6 contact hours of continuing education will be offered. BreastfeedLA’s provider number is CEP 16435. Licensee must maintain certificate for a period of four years.
Lactation Consultants: BreastfeedLA is an approved Long-Term Provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners #CLT113-36. 5 L CERPs will be awarded.
Photography Policy
When registering for this event, you give your consent to be interviewed, videotaped, and/or photographed for use by BreastfeedLA. You understand that your interview, video, and/or photographic image may be used in print or digital/electronic form (e.g., publications, website, advertising, videos) and may recognize your association with BreastfeedLA.
When registering for this event, you agree to the following:
- not to post photos of the speakers' slides on social media or use them for any other purpose than your own education.
- to print a copy of the speakers' presentations for your own use only and not to share the links or presentations with any persons not registered for this event.
Sharing of Your Contact Information
If you select "Yes" during registration, BreastfeedLA may share your first name and email address with the vendors who exhibit at this event. BreastfeedLA partners with vendors who comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Subsitutes (the WHO Code) and who offer products or services which may benefit you and/or your clients. If you select "No" during registration, BreastfeedLA will NOT share your contact information with anyone and will only use your contact information to contact you with details about this event and future BreastfeedLA events.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Christine Staricka
Telephone: 
1 661-243-0135
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
5
Other credits: 
6 contact hours for registered nurses
Cost: 
$ 100

Marie Biancuzzo's Lactation Exam Review 2017

Type: Conferences | Location: Boston, Massachusetts - USA [North-East]
08/28/2017
08/29/2017
US/Eastern

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

Certification Cram Review Course (CCRC)

08/28/2017
08/29/2017
US/Eastern

Whether looking to update your knowledge, obtain CERPs or review for the IBLCE exam, this single authoritative course is for you. Covering the entire IBLCE exam grid, this course will bring you up-to-date on the newest information and research in lactation.

This intensive, fast-paced, evidence-based Cram Course is designed as a review course for practitioners preparing to take the IBLCE exam for initial or recertification. If you have not already had a basic lactation management course, consider enrolling in LEC's Certified Lactation Specialist Course.

LEC's remarkable faculty of leading and experienced clinicians will help you explore current, internationally accepted lactation management practices and thoroughly review the basic science essentials that form the foundation of lactation consultant practice. Throughout the course, you will have an opportunity to review hundreds of clinical slides. A structured study plan and resources are included as part of the practice exam at the end. The take-home syllabus, with its extensive bibliography is a solid resource you can use for continuing study.

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
17
Other credits: 
17 Nursing

Breastfeeding Outlook - Picture Perfect IBLCE Exam Review

Type: Conferences | Location: Boston, Massachusetts - USA [North-East]
08/30/2017
US/Eastern

Course Description
This one-day seminar helps you to continue to prepare for the IBLCE exam and sharpen your clinical expertise. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads, charts, graphs, and other images.

Who should attend
Anyone who is preparing to take the IBLCE exam, or those in need of continuing education credits.

Why you should attend
Currently, 60% of the exam questions--100 out of 175--require recognition of clinical photos. In this interactive environment, you'll learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the exam.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
5
Other credits: 
This course has also been approved for continuing education credits: 5.2 L-CERPs for lactation consultants, 5.2 contact hours for nurses, 5.5 CPEs at Level II for dietitians (CDR).
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