Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

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The Five Day Course

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:

Course Objectives

Objectives

Course Agenda & Content

  • Day One
  • Day Two
  • Day Three
  • Day Four
  • Day Five
  • Education Credits

    International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, Provider Number: CLT108-4
    45 instructional hours on the IBLCE Exam Detailed Content Outline (for preparation for first IBLCE exam)
    Commission on Dietetic Registration
    Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number: CEP 14127 5

    Upcoming Events [see all]

    Pleasant Hill, CA - June 1, 2017

    For more information on course content, please see the course description on our website. To register here on the EPE website, Enroll Now.

    Please note that actual course dates include: June 1-2 and June 7-9.

    Seattle Metro Area, WA - June 12, 2017
    For more information on course content, please see the course description on our website. To register, please contact the Simkin Center at Bastyr.
    Seattle Metro Area, WA - September 25, 2017
    For more information on course content, please see the course description on our website. For conference details and to register, go to the Simkin Center at Bastyr!