San Jose: UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training

UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training

Winter 2018

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. At completion of the course students are "Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors". The Certification is valid for 5 years from the date printed on the certificate. To renew your certificate you will need to complete the Refresher:Lactation Educator Counselor Training (Course# RMED-40026).

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


Dates: Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1, & Mar. 27-28, 2018 (5 mtgs)

Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Fee: $695.00

Section ID: 127869

Location: San Jose, CA

Sobrato Center for Non-Profits 1400 Parkmoor Ave Room: Cupertino A San Jose, CA 95126

Credit: 4 units in Reproductive Medicine

RN: 45 Hours of Relicensure Credit

Program Instructor: Gini Baker, RN, MPH, IBCLC, FILCA, UC San Diego Extension Lactation Programs

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