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.
The International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals presents the first public conference specifically about the tongue-tie phenomenon. This seminal conference features expert speakers from around the globe: Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, Dr. Larry Kotlow, Dr. Julie Doherty, Ms. Erica Anstey, Dr. Sharon Vallone, Ms. Cathy Watson Genna, Ms. Sandra Holtzman, Ms. Holly Puckering, Ms. Edith Kernerman and Ms. Jennifer Tow.
This comprehensive, practical, evidence-based, breastfeeding management course includes improving 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.
Memphis Area Lactation Consultant Association (MALCA) and the Shelby County Breastfeeding Coalition (SCBC) Conference 2013
The Memphis Area Lactation Consultant Association (MALCA) and the Shelby County Breastfeeding Coalition (SCBC) invite all of our Southeastern neighbors and colleagues to our Breastfeeding Update 2013 “Challenges that Compromise Breastfeeding Success” on August 7th. We are delighted to have 2 excellent and nationally recognized speakers. Dr. Diana Mayer, an expert in ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and frenotomy, will give Pediatric Grand Rounds at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and also provide a workshop with clay tongues for providers (thanks to the support of UT Pediatrics).
This course is designed to train those who will teach the 20 hour course required by the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative for training health professionals, educators and staff. This offering provides a week long learning laboratory to assist participants in mastering the materials, methods and scientific evidence that form the basis of the 20 Hour Course (as developed by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, and adapted for the US by Healthy Children Project).
Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice in New York City. Certified in 1992, Catherine has a particular interest in helping mothers and babies breastfeed when they have medical challenges. She speaks to health care professionals around the world on assisting babies with anatomical, genetic, or neurological problems. Her presentations and her writing feature her clinical photographs, which have also been published widely.
This three day course explores in depth a few of the topics you need and want to know more about! THIS is the interactive program you’ve been looking for, with discussion, group work, scenarios and case studies, and a hands-on skills lab working with pumps, alternative feeding methods and other gadgets. Topics include recent breastfeeding initiatives, working with millennial moms, biological nurturing, obesity, feeding toddlers, differential lactation diagnosis and treatment of sore nipples and failure to thrive, what moms really want, ethical issues, and much more.
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.
Why Attend the ICEA Cruise Conference?
The Lactation Counselor Training Course will afford you the opportunity to take the core competencies, the Lactation Assessment Tool Competency, and the exam to become a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) as designated through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. As a CLC you will have the knowledge to assist moms and babies, and have the training necessary to counsel in many settings including maternity units in hospitals, birth centers and clinics, outpatient lactation clinics, WIC programs, private practice, and many others.