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Jun
1
Thu
Online: UCSD Lactation Educator Counselor Course
Jun 1 – Sep 30 all-day

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program

Summer Online: June – September, 2017

This program prepares health professionals and other interested individuals to become lactation educators. It furnishes the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother, baby, and support person.

Topics include basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, early attachment of the baby, hospital care, support during the postpartum stage, common concerns and solutions, and appliances and apparatuses used in breastfeeding.

This 45 hour program meets the prerequisite requirement for the LEAARC Approved Lactation Consultant training program. At completion of the course students are “Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors.”

This course is the required prerequisite to the Lactation Consultant course.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 45 CE Hrs.  IBLCE CERP’s: 45

Credit: 4 units

View the program website at www.breastfeeding-education.com 

TO ENROLL:

-On the web: extension.ucsd.edu

-By Phone: (858) 534-3400

Section TBA
Cost: $695

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Email: ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
or call: (858) 534-9262

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Jun
26
Mon
Long Beach: Creating A Culture of Breastfeeding in the NICU @ Miller Children's & Women's Hospital
Jun 26 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

BreastfeedLA invites you to Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital in Long Beach for Climate Change: Creating A Culture of Breastfeeding in the NICU 

Please join us on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 8:30a.m. to 4p.m.

The NICU environment is undergoing significant shift in feeding culture, and soon the Neonatal BabyFriendly Hospital Initiative (NeoBFHI) will be on the tip of everyone’stongueThe modern NICU has science and technology on its side, and combining the advantages of today’s world with the innate knowledge of mothers and their infants, no matter how preterm, is increasingly seen as the best way forwardDrChristine Bixby will describehow applying the latest evidence for optimal preterm infant feeding routines requires ensuring the availability of pasteurized donor human milkaccess to trained lactation support providers, and consistent messaging across disciplines in the complex NICU environment.  

Creating culture of change to breastfeeding – friendly culture is process, not an overnight shiftJody King will discuss using evidence-based protocols to provide optimal breastfeeding care for preterm infants that results in better health outcomes for mothers and babies while simultaneously enhancing lactation support skills in staff.  

Dispelling long-held myths and misunderstandings about preterm infants and breastfeeding among healthcare providers is  necessary and is building block of the Neo-BFHI processDrBixby will explain how clarifying some of the existing misconceptions can  lead to improvements in breastfeeding outcomes and parents’ sense of involvement in their  infants’ care while in the NICU.

Integrating lactation care into the multidisciplinary care team in the NICU and
creating truly collaborative environment is valuable strategy for increasing both use of  breastmilk and breastfeedingpanel of staff from the NICU at Miller Children’s will discuss their
experiences creating progressive environment of communication andinnovation for constantly improving care.

Agenda

About the Speakers

Christine Bixby, MD, FAAP, IBCLC is a neonatologist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County.  She is also the Medical Director of CHOC’s Lactation Program.  

Jody King, RN, IV, BSN, IBCLC is the Lead Lactation Specialist of Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital’s Lactation Program.  She has been a registered nurse for 37 years.  

5 L-CERPs (for IBCLCs) and 6 CEUs will be awarded for attending this learning opportunity.  When you register early, you receive the best value on our seminars!  Earlybird Registration is now open.

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Location and Parking

This seminar is located at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806.

Parking is available on the campus of Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital for $6/day.

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received one week prior to the event will be granted subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date.

Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge)

Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 6 contact hours of 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. 5 L CERPs will be awarded.

Photography Policy

When registering for this event, you give your consent to be interviewed, videotaped, and/or photographed for use by BreastfeedLA. You understand that your interview, video, and/or photographic image may be used in print or digital/electronic form (e.g., publications, website, advertising, videos) and may recognize your association with BreastfeedLA.

When registering for this event, you agree to the following:

– not to post photos of the speakers’ slides on social media or use them for any other purpose than your own education.

– to print a copy of the speakers’ presentations for your own use only and not to share the links or presentations with any persons not registered for this event.

Sharing of Your Contact Information

If you select “Yes” during registration, BreastfeedLA may share your first name and email address with the vendors who exhibit at this event.  BreastfeedLA partners with vendors who comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Subsitutes (the WHO Code) and who offer products or services which may benefit you and/or your clients.  If you select “No” during registration, BreastfeedLA will NOT share your contact information with anyone and will only use your contact information to contact you with details about this event and future BreastfeedLA events.

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Jul
6
Thu
Webinar: “Who’s in Charge? The Ethics of Control in Decision-making Related to Infant Feeding” @ Webinar
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am

Who’s in Charge? The Ethics of Control in Decision-making Related to Infant Feeding

Dates and Registration

This webinar will be offered twice, giving you two opportunities to attend.

• July 6, 2017, 10:00am-11:00am (PDT) – Click here to register

OR

• July 10, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT) – Click here to register

 

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Jul
10
Mon
Webinar: “Who’s in Charge? The Ethics of Control in Decision-making Related to Infant Feeding” @ Webinar
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm

Who’s in Charge? The Ethics of Control in Decision-making Related to Infant Feeding

Dates and Registration

This webinar will be offered twice, giving you two opportunities to attend.

• July 6, 2017, 10:00am-11:00am (PDT) – Click here to register

OR

• July 10, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT) – Click here to register

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Jul
14
Fri
Sacramento: Certified Lactation Specialist Program
Jul 14 – Jul 16 all-day

Certified Lactation Specialist Program

July 14, 15, 16, 2017

5440 Laurel Heights
Sacramento, CA

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.

The program is for healthcare providers or educators who want to effectively help new mothers successfully breastfeed their babies.

This program is offered by With Child Breastfeeding Support Services.

Download the Registration Form Here

Contact Information:
(707) 722-5050
rosanne@sonic.net

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Jul
15
Sat
Bakersfield: Comprehensive Lactation Ed
Jul 15 all-day

Comprehensive Lactation Ed

90 Hours, must attend all dates in 2017: 1/21, 2/18, 3/18, 4/22, 5/20, 6/17, 7/15, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21

Download Brochure Here

Register Here

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Jul
17
Mon
Webinar: “Baby Behavior for Lactation Professionals (Parts 1-4)” @ Webinar
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  •  Full Series (Parts 1-4)
    • To register for the full series (see dates for each part below), click here.
  • Part 1: Baby Behavior Beginnings and Approach
    • July 17th, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT) – Click here to register for Part 1 only
  • Part 2: Understanding Infant States and Cues 
    • July 31, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT) – Click here to register for Part 2 only
  • Part 3: Understanding Infant Crying and Sleep
    • August 14, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT) – Click here to register for Part 3 only
  • Part 4: Newborn Behavior and The Big 3 Early Breastfeeding Challenging
    • August 28, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT) – Click here to register for Part 4 only

*Do not register for the full series and individual parts.  If you have questions, contact us by email (lactation@ucdavis.edu) or phone (530-754-5364)

COST
Individual webinar:  $35 per person – includes webinar and certificate of attendance
Full series (Parts 1-4): $120 per person – includes webinar and certificate of attendance
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Jul
25
Tue
Webinar: “To Refer or Not to Refer, That is the Question: Parts 1 and 2” @ Webinar
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  •  Part 1: Case Studies with Ambiguous Indications for Referral: Infants
    • July 25th, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT)
      OR
    • August 16, 2017, 10:00am-11:00am (PDT)
  • Part 2: Case Studies with Ambiguous Indications for Referral: Mothers 
    • August 8, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (PDT)
      OR
    • August 29, 2017, 10:00am-11:00am (PDT)

You will be able to choose the date you want on the registration form:

*Do not register for the same part twice.  If you need to change dates after you register, contact us by email (lactation@ucdavis.edu) or phone (530-754-5364)

COST
Part 1 OR Part 2 only:  $35 per person – includes webinar and certificate of attendance
Parts 1 AND 2: $60 per person – includes webinar and certificate of attendance

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Jul
26
Wed
Webinar – Beyond Breastfeeding Promotion: Actively Supporting Families @ Online
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Please join BreastfeedLA for a webinar featuring Dr. Anne Eglash on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10a.m. Pacific time!

Beyond Breastfeeding Promotion: Actively Supporting Families

Please join us for a live webinar on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10a.m. to 11:00a.m. (Pacific)  with Live Question and Answer Session from 11-11:30 a.m. to expand your ability to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding families.

DOWNLOAD BROCHURE HERE

REGISTER HERE

Please join us for a live webinar on Wednesday, July 26 featuring Dr. Anne Eglash of The Milk Mob! 

Dr. Eglash helps audiences of healthcare professionals all over the country understand how they can do more than just talk about supporting breastfeeding.  

Learn the facts that matter to families and understand what you can do as a healthcare provider to ensure that breastfeeding families are given the clinical help they need.  

Hear more about how common interventions in the postpartum period can help or hinder families from meeting their own breastfeeding goals – you can truly have an impact! 

Objectives

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 3 populations that are at risk for low breastfeeding rates
  • State 3 preconception risk factors for insufficient milk supply
  • Identify 3 common reasons why women do not initiate breastfeeding
  • Describe 2 interventions postpartum that help protect and support breastfeeding
  • State 3 ways that providers can be supportive in the office after hospital discharge

This webinar is approved for 1 L-CERP and 1 contact hour for nurses.

Download Brochure HERE

Faculty

Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM

Clinical Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Public Health


Medical Director, UW Lactation Services

Medical Director, Mothers Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes


Founder and President of The Milk Mob, dedicated to building Breastfeeding Friendly Medical Systems and Communities

Earlybird Registration Ends July 19, 2017 at midnight Pacific time:  $25

General Registration Ends July 26, 2017 at 9a.m. Pacific time $30

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received one week prior to the event will be granted subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date.

Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge)

Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 1 contact hour of 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. 1 L-CERP will be awarded.

When registering for this event, you agree to the following:

– not to post photos of the speakers’ slides on social media or use them for any other purpose than your own education.

– to print a copy of the speakers’ presentations for your own use only and not to share the links or presentations with any persons not registered for this event.

DOWNLOAD BROCHURE HERE

REGISTER HERE

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Aug
1
Tue
World Breastfeeding Week
Aug 1 – Aug 7 all-day

Check this event calendar for the World Breastfeeding Week breastfeeding promotion events happening throughout the state during the week of August 1-7, 2017.

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