Certified Lactation Specialist Program in Santa Rosa, CA- Beyond the Basics: Effectively Assisting Breastfeeding Mothers

When:
June 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am – June 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
2018-06-01T08:30:00-07:00
2018-06-03T17:00:00-07:00
Where:
1057 College Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
USA
Contact:
Roseanne Gephart

June 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2018
And
September 14th, 15th, 16th, 2018

 

COURSE
DESCRIPTION
The Certified Lactation Specialist Program offers
comprehensive information on breastfeeding with
an emphasis on hands

-on skills to enable the
provider to give effective and individualized
assistance to breastfeeding mothers.
Participants may take the course for content only
(20 CEUs), or they can continue their education
with the follow

-up of five breastfeeding mothers
for six weeks each to receive a Certified Lactation
Specialist, (CLS) certificate (32 CEUs).
Consultation and support are available for participants until the course work is completed.
This course meets the requirements of Baby
Friendly USA and the hours within the course and
during the case studies can be applied to future
education requirements for becoming an
International Board Certified Lactation
Consultant. (www.iblce.org).
Course Objectives
Upon completion, the participant will be able to:
•• Apply advance knowledge of lactation to assess,
assist and educate breastfeeding mothers,
including those with special situations.
•• Describe the appropriate use of a variety of
breastfeeding techniques and devices.
•• Function as a resource for patients, other
healthcare professionals and the community by
providing breastfeeding information and referrals.
And so much more!

Continuing Education
Provider approved by the California BRN #11761
for 32 CEUs: 20 CEUs for class attendance and
12 CEUs and certificate of completion for
fulfillment of follow

-up requirements.
Lactation CERPS are pending.

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    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

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