Core Concepts 90

This course is specially designed for individuals who need to earn all 90 hours of lactation-specific education for IBLCE exam eligibility.

Taught by internationally-recognized author and breastfeeding expert, Marie Biancuzzo, this course will help you to:

  • tackle topics that you might not have even realized are on the IBLCE exam.
  • learn at your own pace with videos and on-the-go audiocasts.
  • acquire a blend of evidence-based academic knowledge and real-life clinical skills.
  • enjoy your learning experience—Marie has a unique way of breaking down complex topics into easy-to-learn concepts that will help you to pass the exam now, and practice as an IBCLC for a lifetime!

Complete your lactation-specific education requirements to be eligible to sit for the IBLCE Exam and to also earn your Certified Clinical Lactationist™ credential! Print out your own certificate from home!

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Faculty   Target Audience/Eligibility   Goals & Objectives   Content Highlights   Methods   Evaluation   Credits & Expiration   Pricing

Target Audience/Eligibility

Individuals who need 90 hours of lactation-specific education for IBLCE Exam eligibility and those who wish to earn a Certified Clinical Lactationist™ credential.

Goals & Objectives

The goal of this course is to review facts, concepts, and principles from previously-completed college science courses, and lactation-specific courses, for the purpose of helping first-time candidates and re-certificants to pass the IBLCE examination.

The objectives of this course are:

  • Demonstrate knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate (e.g. epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to roles for promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding.
  • Use interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with clients, clients' families, and professional associates.
  • Contribute to care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective in promoting, protecting and supporting the initiation and continuation of exclusive and extended breastfeeding.
  • Show a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
  • Develop an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.

Content Highlights

This course includes everything you need to complete your 90 hours of lactation education. All learning material is provided from your My Account page on our website. The program includes:

  • Over 80 assignments, organized by discipline
  • Learning material provided in the form of webcasts, audiocasts, podcasts, PDF documents, and links to videos and articles on the web
  • Over 320 test questions to help you assess your knowledge
  • Marie's popular exam prep book, Test-Taking Strategies
  • Certified Clinical Lactationist™ Exam (Click here for more info on this credential)
  • Access to the trained staff at Breastfeeding Outlook to answer questions


  • Online videos and audiocasts
  • Paper-and-pencil exercises
  • Independent reading
  • Use of case scenarios
  • More




Marie Biancuzzo, RN MS CCL IBCLC
Education Director
Breastfeeding Outlook

Credits & Program Expiration

This program for 90.0 L-CERPs has been approved by Breastfeeding Outlook (Provider # CLT108-22) which is accredited as a long-term provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

This program provides 90.0 instructional hours in topics on the IBLCE Detailed Content Outline, and has been approved by Breastfeeding Outlook (Provider # CLT108-22) which is accredited as a long-term provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15628, for 90.0 contact hours, accepted in all states in the United States.

After purchasing this course, you will have until June 30 or December 31, whichever is later after purchase, to complete the program.


The regular price for this course is $999.

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NEW!! Payment installments now available!

You may now purchase this 90-hour program in four installments. Purchase your first unit, complete it and, as funds are available, purchase the next unit until you have completed all four units. You have up to 12 months to complete each unit. Individual units do not earn credits. You must complete all four units before the expiration dates to earn credits.

Each unit is just $272.50 and includes everything you need to complete the program. There are no hidden costs!

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