Washington

Advances in Lactation Support

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/16/2014
09/17/2014
US/Eastern

Day 1: Advances in Lactation Support: Improving the Mother-Baby Dyad Experience

Day 2: Advances in Lactation Support: Focus on Breastfeeding and Medications and Marijuana.

More information available: http://www.nutritionfirstwa.org/events/advances-lactation-support-2/

6 hours of continuing education available for each conference day. IBCLC L-CERP’s applied for.

Cost to attend for Nutrition First Members is $125 for each day or $145 for Nonmembers (membership included). A discount rate of $110 is available on Day 2 for those attending both days.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Kristen Rezabek
Telephone: 
1 206-450-6139
Cost: 
$ 145
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Nutrition First

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/22/2014
09/26/2014
US/Pacific

Make a difference in the health of mothers and infants and add to your professional credentials through the Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care workshop. The comprehensive five-day course is taught by expert, board-certified lactation consultants.

This course is designed for health care providers and lay people who want to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation to expectant and new families. Content is based on current research as it applies to best practice issues in the clinical setting. In addition to attending all lectures, students
complete a written study guide and outline a project of their choice.

Completion provides a Lactation Educator Certificate.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Simkin Center at Bastyr University
Telephone: 
1 425-602-3361
CERPS
E-CERPS: 
43
L-CERPS: 
2
Other credits: 
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 141275 54 contact hours (50 minute hours) (For RNs only)
Cost: 
$ 899
Affiliation
Institutional Affiliation: 
Bastyr University

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care-The Five Day Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/22/2014
09/26/2014
US/Pacific

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
CERPS
E-CERPS: 
2
L-CERPS: 
43

Breastfeeding: New Pathways for Evidence-based Practice Seminar

Type: Conferences | Location: Seattle, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/25/2014
US/Pacific

Course Description
As a breastfeeding advocate, you are thrilled with the research that shows 75% of mothers in the United States intend to breastfeed their babies for as long as possible. Yet the research also shows there is work to be done to improve the duration of those good intentions. Join Dawn M. Kersula and learn the latest in research and strategies for promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding. Dawn's presentation also includes Ethics CERPs for IBCLCs. Come and learn how to better support your moms and their families.

She will teach you

How to help mothers absorb teaching in the first hours postpartum
What mothers need to know to make it through the first night at home
How maternal obesity affects the early days of breastfeeding and beyond
What a good latch looks like - and how to improve a bad latch
Strategies for evaluating and encouraging the baby who "will not latch"
How to recognize a mother who has been negatively affected by the birth process she has just lived through
When to stop and evaluate your teaching methods in light of professional boundaries

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
6.5
Cost: 
$ 199

Breastfeeding: New Pathways for Evidence-based Practice Seminar

Type: Conferences | Location: Everett, Washington - USA [North-West]
09/26/2014
US/Pacific

Course Description
As a breastfeeding advocate, you are thrilled with the research that shows 75% of mothers in the United States intend to breastfeed their babies for as long as possible. Yet the research also shows there is work to be done to improve the duration of those good intentions. Join Dawn M. Kersula and learn the latest in research and strategies for promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding. Dawn's presentation also includes Ethics CERPs for IBCLCs. Come and learn how to better support your moms and their families.

She will teach you

How to help mothers absorb teaching in the first hours postpartum
What mothers need to know to make it through the first night at home
How maternal obesity affects the early days of breastfeeding and beyond
What a good latch looks like - and how to improve a bad latch
Strategies for evaluating and encouraging the baby who "will not latch"
How to recognize a mother who has been negatively affected by the birth process she has just lived through
When to stop and evaluate your teaching methods in light of professional boundaries

Contact Info
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
6.5
Cost: 
$ 199

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care-The Five Day Course

Type: Conferences | Location: Spokane, Washington - USA [North-West]
04/27/2015
05/01/2015
US/Pacific

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
CERPS
E-CERPS: 
2
L-CERPS: 
43
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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