Step Up to IBCLC $499.00 A 45-Hour Lactation Education Course
Do you have 45 of your 90 lactation-specific education hours already? Do you want to step up to the IBCLC credential? You're just a few clicks away from your goal!
Session 01: Global Strategy $21.00 Relate the World Health Organization's Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding and other international and domestic healthcare efforts to your local healthcare problems, policies, and practices.
Session 05: Birth Practices & Breastfeeding $21.00 Recognize how the nurse's role and common labor and birth practices can become facilitators or barriers to exclusive breastfeeding and other positive birth outcomes.
1.7 L-CERPs and 1.7 contact hours
Session 06: Helping with a Breastfeeding $32.00 Develop targeted assessment techniques and simple corrective strategies to assist the mother-baby couplet to independently achieve optimal latch and milk transfer in the first few days of life, even in situations where anatomical or behavioral issues impede optimal milk transfer.
2.7 L-CERPs and 2.7 contact hours
Session 07: Postpartum Practices that Assist with Breastfeeding $21.00 Learn how commonly-used practices (e.g., scheduled feeding, maternal-infant separation, bottles and pacifiers, and related practices) have no basis in evidence and can be replaced with evidence-based practices that foster better health outcomes.
Session 10: Infants and Mothers with Special Needs $32.00 Learn to separate fact from fiction on what is or isn't possible for infants and mothers with special needs, and how to mobilize resources and strategies to support breastfeeding couplets with special circumstances.
2.5 L-CERPs and 2.5 contact hours
Session 11: Breast and Nipple Concerns $21.00 Acquire a basic recognition of the concerns or conditions, and a fundamental understanding of the clinical management strategies that will foster the initiation and continuation of exclusive breastfeeding.
1.6 L-CERPs and1.6 contact hours
Session 12: When the Baby is Unable to Suckle $21.00 Learn to help the mother to safely and efficiency express their milk and use a cup to feed expressed milk (own milk or donor milk) to their term or preterm infant (presuming the baby can accept oral feedings.)
1.8 L-CERPs and 1.8 contact hours
Session 13: Ongoing Support for Breastfeeding $21.00 Learn to develop and prioritize discharge planning and provide anticipatory guidance for specific breastfeeding situations that the mother may face after hospital discharge.
1.5 L-CERPs and 1.5 contact hours
Session 14: Protecting Breastfeeding $32.00 Recognize the role of healthcare providers in complying with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes as a major evidence-based, ethical strategy for improving breastfeeding initiation, and continuation in the United States and other developed countries.