The Lactation Counselor Certificate Training Program (CLC)

| Location: Madison, Wisconsin - USA [Mid-West]
04/26/2010 - 8:15am
04/30/2010 - 4:30pm

Comprehensive breastfeeding management training

Practical skills that will make you more effective in your job

Time-saving hospital strategies that make breastfeeding a success

Strategies and tips for special circumstances - premies, Down Syndrome,
newborns affected by medications, and more

How to talk to mothers in a way that encourages them to choose breastfeeding

Public Health/WIC strategies that work to increase breastfeeding success

Confidence building knowledge and skills

Inherent in this training program is a counseling approach: this program trains participants how to gain insight into clients' problems, with a strong focus on counseling skills. This course is based on the World Health Organization/UNICEF 40 hour curriculum - an overview of what all health professionals who work with mothers and babies should know about breastfeeding.

The CLC offers continuing education credits for RNs (45 contact hours through ANCC), RDs (45 CPEUs through CDR), IBCLCs (45.0L CERPs through IBLCE) and Nurse-Midwives (3.9 CEUs through ACNM). This course is worth 3 college credits for students at Union Institute and University, MCH 330. This course has been approved by AARC.

Contact Info
1 508-888-8044
Other credits: 
This 5 day workshop provides 45 Contact Hours for RNs. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP4931 for 45 contact hours. Florida Provider Number: FBN3373. The program is approved for RDs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 45 CPEs, Level 2. This program can be applied towards Lamaze recertification. From the American College of Nurse Midwives, 3.9 hours, program number 2004/007. Partial credit will not be given to participants who attend only part of a workshop.
$ 575

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