Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Hosted by Evergreen Perinatal Education

Date: October 7-11, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Cost: $995

Location: Marriott Emeryville 

1603 Powell St, Emeryville, CA, 94608

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A complete, in-person core program to begin practice in evidence-based perinatal and lactation care. This five-day course is essential education for any healthcare professional or individual who works with new parents and their newborns, or as the beginning process for becoming a lactation consultant (IBCLC). This in-depth, in-person course enables participants to provide accurate, current and consistent information about lactation and to support new families in feeding their babies from birth through the process of weaning.

This in-person course provides 45 theoretical hours for the IBLCE exam eligibility requirements and designation as a Certified Lactation Educator. All areas of the exam grid are included, and the course content is based on current scientific research. Over the course of five days, each participant will:

  • Complete a written project on a breastfeeding topic of his/her choice, which will be completed outside of classroom time and reviewed by faculty during the week of the course.
  • Complete a comprehensive written study guide on anatomy & physiology which will be submitted during the week of class for course credit.
  • Participate in classroom and group quizzes, case studies and practice scripts of common scenarios.
  • Begin preparation for the certification exam to become an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).
  • Receive a certificate of completion as a Lactation Educator at conclusion of course.
  • Evergreen Perinatal Education has been accepted by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) as a CERP provider for the listed Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) programme. Determination of CERPs eligibility or CERPs Provider status does not imply IBLCE®’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.

Course Objectives:

Education Credits:

  • International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, Provider Number: CLT108-4 – 45 L CERPs
  • Instructional hours in topics on IBLCE Detailed Content Outline – 45 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number: CEP 14127 – 45 Contact Hours (RNs Only)
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration 45 CPE hours pending

Questions? Please email or call 206-914-6891