Torrance: 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. 17-18-19, & Mar. 8-9, 2018 (5 mtgs)

Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Fee: $695.00

Section ID: 129743

Location: Torrance, CA

Torrance Memorial Medical Center 3330 Lomita Boulevard Torrance, CA 90505

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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