20 Hour Certified Lactation Educator Workshop


Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.

Offering 24 CAPPA Contact Hours and Nursing Hours upon request. 21.5 L-Cerps pending.



Contact Info
Danielle Johns Preston
1 720-233-7634
Other credits: 
24 CAPPA Contact Hours Nursing Contact Hours, on request
$ 500
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Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care-The Five Day Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Spokane, Washington - USA [North-West]

Course Description

A complete, in-person core program to begin practice in evidence-based breastfeeding and lactation care. This five-day course is essential education for any healthcare professional or individual who works with new mothers and their newborns, or as the beginning process for becoming a lactation consultant (IBCLC). This in-depth, in-person course enables participants to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation and to support new families in feeding their babies from birth through the process of weaning.

This in-person course provides 45 theoretical hours for the IBLCE exam eligibility requirements. All areas of the exam grid are included, and the course content is based on current scientific research. Over the course of five days, each participant will:

Complete a written project on a breastfeeding topic of his/her choice, which will be completed outside of classroom time and reviewed by faculty during the week of the course.
Complete a comprehensive written study guide on anatomy & physiology which will be submitted during the week of class for course credit.
Participate in classroom and group quizzes, case studies and practice scripts of common scenarios.
Begin preparation for the certification exam to become an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).
Receive a certificate of completion as a Lactation Educator at conclusion of course.

Contact Info
Other credits: 
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, Provider Number: CLT108-4 45 CERPs (43 L & 2 E) (For IBCLCs only) 45 instructional hours on the IBLCE Exam Blueprint (for preparation for first IBLCE exam) Commission on Dietetic Registration 45 CPE hours, Category II (For RDs only) Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number: CEP 14127 5 54 contact hours (50 minute hours) (For RNs only)
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