Conferences

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

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

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

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

01/29/2018
02/02/2018
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: Lexington, Kentucky - USA [South-East]
01/29/2018
02/02/2018
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: Springfield, Illinois - USA [Mid-West]
02/05/2018
02/09/2018
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: Columbus, Ohio - USA [Mid-West]
02/05/2018
02/09/2018
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

Certified Lactation Counselor ® (CLC) Training Program

Type: Conferences | Location: Wyoming, Michigan - USA [Mid-West]
02/05/2018
02/09/2018
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

Marie Biancuzzo's Lactation Exam Review 2018

02/05/2018
02/06/2018
US/Eastern

Join Marie for a 2-day live review for the 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.)

Contact Info
Contact: 
Marie Biancuzzo
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
25
Other credits: 
19 contact hours 12 CPEs at Level II
Cost: 
$ 449

Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

02/07/2018 - 8:00am
02/07/2018 - 4:00pm
US/Central

Designed for aspiring and recertifying IBCLCs, this one-day seminar will help you prepare for the IBLCE Exam and sharpen your clinical expertise.

Approximately half of the questions on the IBLCE Exam are based on images. In this interactive seminar you will learn how to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the exam or in your practice. You will review over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads to sharpen your observation skills and learn how those images might be used to construct exam questions and how to accurately interpret the information presented to select the correct answer. Taught by popular author and educator, Marie Biancuzzo RN MS CCL IBCLC.

For more information go to: https://breastfeedingoutlook.com/index.php?pageID=216
Can't travel? Try our new hard-copy book, Marie's Picture Perfect Guide to Decoding Photos: A Workbook for Passing the IBLCE Exam, https://breastfeedingoutlook.com/index.php?pageID=268

Contact Info
Contact: 
Breastfeeding Outlook
Telephone: 
1 703-787-9894
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
5.2
Other credits: 
5.2 contact hours for nurses 5.5 CPEs at Level II for dietitians
Cost: 
$ 169
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