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LA Convention Center – Breastfeeding Friendly!
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Free educational workshop for any pregnant or nursing Mama featuring :
*Bryana Kappa LMFT on Postpartum Depression and Self Care
*Francie from TheMilkinMama on Hand Expression
*Prenatal Yoga taught by Jolie Scott of Ma Yoga
Free Lunch also included
To register for the webinar, go here: https://countyofriverside.webex.com/mw3100/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=countyofriverside and enter meeting number (listed below)
To register for lactation consultant prep course, go here: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab1.aspx?EventID=1008111
BreastfeedLA’s Lactation Education Specialist Training 2018 – March 12, 13, 14, 27, 28
Next Training Dates March 12, 13, 14 and March 27 and 28!
You are invited to join BreastfeedLA for our new Lactation Education Specialist Training in 2018! Like all other 45-hour courses, our course provides the learner with a background in basic breastfeeding management in preparation for providing education and counseling to breastfeeding families and for the IBCLC® exam.
- Possess the necessary skills to educate prenatally about breastfeeding in both group and individual settings, including teaching a prenatal breastfeeding class;
- Possess sufficient education in basic breastfeeding management to independently provide information and support to a breastfeeding parent via telephone or in a group setting, and while supervised by an IBCLC in a clinic or hospital environment;
- Possess the necessary counseling skills to provide sensitive and culturally appropriate care to the breastfeeding parent and family;
- Possess clinical judgment sufficient to refer breastfeeding parents appropriately to other healthcare providers including, but not limited to, IBCLCs in cases where medical issues or complex cases of lactation are present; and to
- Recognize and discuss solutions to alleviate common barriers to supporting a parent’s choice to exclusively breastfeed.
Completion of this course does not confer a hands-on breastfeeding support certification and participants should be supervised by an IBCLC or working under a separate healthcare credential if providing hands-on lactation care.
Minimum 10 participants to hold class.
BreastfeedLA prefers to accept payment via PayPal. If you need to pay by check, your check must be received by Feb 6, 2018.
Digital files containing the curriculum will be emailed to registered participants by March 5, 2018. Curriculum must be printed and put in a binder prior to the first day of class. No printed copies of the curriculum will be provided.
No refunds will be granted after Feb 6, 2018, unless 10 participants are not registered.
Payment must be made during the time of online registration using a credit or debit card. If you need to make alternate payment arrangements such as a company check to be mailed to BreastfeedLA, your check MUST be received no later than Feb 6, 2018 in order to honor the Early Bird rate.
Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge) – Total Number to be Determined
Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers contact hours in continuing education will be offered. BreastfeedLA’s provider number is CEP 16435. Licensee must maintain certificate for a period of four years.
Lactation Consultants: BreastfeedLA is an approved Long-Term Provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners #CLT113-36. CERPs will be awarded.
Registered Dietitians: Maintain a copy of the agenda and certificate of attendance for CPEs for your professional development portfolio.
Application has been submitted for approval of this course by the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (www.learrc.org)
This course is co-sponsored by California Advanced Lactation Institute
To register for the course go here: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab1.aspx?EventID=1008111
HOST: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
LOCATION: The Henry Mayo Center, rooms 1 & 2 (See attached map)
PARKING: FREE, in Parking lot #23815, notated in GREEN on attached map.
TOPIC: WHO Changes to the 10 STEPS
UPDATED MediCal DME Guidelines
RESULTS from the LAC DPH RHBC Survey
**The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) are countywide meetings hosted by the County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Health, PAC/LAC, BreastfeedLA and the WIC program to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals.
This policy initiative brings together public health officials, hospital administrators, breastfeeding and quality improvement experts to discuss meaningful ways to create systems change and improve in-hospital breastfeeding policies and practices.
We invite our community partners, FQHCs, clinics, physicians, home visitations programs to participate with our hospitals to learn about our community resources and to invite collaboration in providing seamless support for breastfeeding families.
RSVP to Genevieve Colvin by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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