Conferences

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Macon, Georgia - USA [Mid-Atlantic]
12/11/2017
12/15/2017
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: Temple, Texas - USA [South-West]
12/11/2017
12/15/2017
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

International Breastfeeding and MAINN Conference 2018

01/09/2018
01/12/2018
US/Eastern

The 2018 conference in Deerfield Beach, Florida is hosted by Healthy Children Project, Inc. and UCLAN, the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN). The conference is indispensable for professionals working in the area of breastfeeding and human lactation. A true meeting of the minds that will convey new knowledge, teach crucial skills, and connect you to a supportive caring community.

Participants come from a wide range of backgrounds including; physicians, nurses, nutritionists, research experts, public health providers, OTs, CLCs, IBCLCs, WIC staff, students, educators, doulas, midwives, and lactation professionals.

Contact Info
Telephone: 
1 508-888-8044

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Alexandria, Louisiana - USA [South-East]
01/22/2018
01/26/2018
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

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico - USA [South-West]
01/22/2018
01/26/2018
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 Management and Exam Prep Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Anchorage, Alaska - USA [North-West]
01/22/2018 - 5:13pm
01/26/2018 - 5:13pm
US/Eastern

This course is a comprehensive review of the skills and knowledge needed for evidence-based professional lactation consultant practice. The course will help prepare candidates for the certification examination sponsored by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).

Six days of instruction and three independent-study clinical exercises conclude with a practice exam to identify strengths and gaps in skill and knowledge. Interactive activities, slides and videos, and skill-building techniques create a uniquely warm and supportive learning environment.

Course Agenda
Day 1: 9 am to 5 pm: Overview; principles of lactation management; breast anatomy and milk synthesis; infant physiology, suck, and milk transfer including positioning and latch-on at breast; assessing a breastfeed; skills practice. (Please bring a newborn-size doll for skills practice)
Day 2: 9 am to 5 pm: Biochemistry of human milk; short and long-term affects of infant diet and feeding; milk collection & storage, donor milk banking; pharmacology and maternal medications; global policies; resources and educational tools.
Day 3: 9 am to 5 pm: Lifecycle of the mother-baby dyad and breastfeeding relationship; growth patterns; family foods; weaning; sleep issues; politics of breastfeeding including WHO Code; Communication & counseling skills.
Day 4: 9 am to 5 pm: Breast pathology; clinical skills: ABC protocol, problem assessment; equipment and technology; Maternal health issues during lactation, fertility, multiple births, social and cultural issues, employment, Legal and ethical issues, LC role and scope of practice guidelines.

Instructor: Linda J. Smith, MPH, IBCLC

Location: The BP Energy Center is located at 900 E Benson Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99508, phone (907) 743-4270 .

Hotel: The Residence Inn is holding a block of rooms at a reduced rate if you reserve using the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition's name. They are located next door to the BP Energy Center and have a shuttle to and from the airport. http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ancri-residence-inn-anchorage-midt...

Contact Info
Contact: 
treasurer@alaskabreastfeeding.com
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
4590
Cost: 
$ 895

Toward the 10 Steps: Best Practices to Support Breastfeeding in the Perinatal Period

Type: Conferences | Location: Gainesville, Florida - USA [South-East]
01/25/2018
01/26/2018
US/Eastern

Learn and share best practices for breastfeeding and human lactation with local experts. This is Santa Fe Lactation Education's first-annual breastfeeding conference. Content is being reviewed for nursing continuing education and CERPs. Registration includes coffee in the morning and lunch. Register for one or both days. Space is limited so plan to register early!

Day 1

- A Model of Quality Improvement Processes: Journey to Baby Friendly from the Bedside

- Skin to Skin: The Science, The Concerns

- Latchapalooza

- Interpersonal Navigation – Strategies for Consistent Breastfeeding Education

- Competing Perspectives on Exclusive Breastfeeding

- Breastfeeding Beyond the Hospital: Developing a Safety Net for Long Term Success

Day 2

- Strategies to Improve Lactation Success in Mothers of Extremely Preterm Infants

- Is this milk safe? A Discussion of Donor Milk Handling and Storage

- Personalization of the Microbiota with Donor Human Milk with Mother's Own Milk

- Mindful Fortification of Breastmilk

- Assessing and Managing Low Milk Supply

- Medications and Lactation: Using the Evidence to Provide Support

CEU and CERP approval pending (applications processing for 6 CEU/CERPs per day and 12 total CEU/CERPs for full conference)

For more details and registration info, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toward-the-10-steps-best-practices-to-suppo...

Contact Info
Contact: 
Mary Ryngaert, MSN, ARNP, IBCLC
Telephone: 
1 352-219-2235
CERPS
Other credits: 
12 CEU/CERPS applied & pending approval
Cost: 
$ 130
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Santa Fe Lactation Education of North Central Florida Inc.

The Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Course

01/25/2018 - 10:09am
01/26/2018 - 10:09am
US/Central

Early Bird pricing of $275 available until January 1, 2018.

The Milk Mob is a nonprofit dedicated to breastfeeding education for outpatient breastfeeding supporters. Our 16-hour 2-day Breastfeeding Champion Training is basic, clinically-focused breastfeeding training for any person who is a community breastfeeding supporter. We provide instruction on how to answer the most common breastfeeding questions that a breastfeeding mother and her family have throughout the course of lactation, through toddlerhood and beyond.

Breastfeeding Champions who complete the OBC program are trained to provide excellent telephone and face-to-face support for basic breastfeeding problems. They also learn the first steps in helping families with more complicated issues who are waiting to be seen by a lactation specialist. The OBC course is comprehensive entry-level training for anyone pursuing Lactation Consultant certification.

All Participants Receive:
• Triage tools to answer the most common breastfeeding questions
• Breastfeeding education handouts
• PDF copies of all lectures
• A curriculum book designed for the Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion
• A certificate of attendance
• A 3-Year Milk Mob Membership

This training program is beneficial for RNs, medical office staff, physicians and other providers, pharmacists, public health nurses, doulas, midwives, home visitors, WIC peer counselors, nutritionists, LLL Leaders, health professional students and others who help mothers breastfeed.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Allison Laverty Montag
Telephone: 
1 920-765-4375
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
12.75
Other credits: 
13.9 nursing contact hours through WNA. Registered Dieticians can use the certificate to receive credit.
Cost: 
$ 300

Toward the 10 Steps: Best Practices to Support Breastfeeding in the Perinatal Period

Type: Conferences | Location: Gainesville, Florida - USA [South-East]
01/25/2018
01/26/2018
US/Eastern

https://www.facebook.com/events/1730005587018635/

Contact Info
Contact: 
Mary Ryngaert, MSN, ARNP, IBCLC
Telephone: 
1 352-219-2235
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
12
Other credits: 
12 CEUs (applied for;pending approval) 12 CERPS(applied for;pending approval)
Cost: 
$ 130
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Santa Fe Lactation Education of North Central Florida, Inc.

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: Houston, Texas - USA []
01/29/2018 - 8:00am
01/30/2018 - 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
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