Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

Breastfeeding Inpatient Specialist Certification (In person)

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This one day course will provide certification for Breastfeeding Inpatient Specialist. Taught by Angela Love-Zaranka IBCLC. It will provide 7 CERP's, 7 Nursing contact hours and 7 CPEU's. This is a great course for Doulas, RN's. and Childbirth Educators.


Course objectives
  • Instruct mothers in both baby-led and mother-led latching techniques
  • Maternal conditions
  • Appraise appropriate milk transfer from mother to baby
  • Explain benefits of early and frequent skin-to-skin contact
  • Describe three characteristics of the pre-term baby and how it can impact brestfeeding
  • Recognize medical reasons to supplement
  • Identify three casues of engorgement
  • Define medications that are contraindicated in breastfeeding mothers
Course highlights
  • Late and Pre-term NICU babies
  • Assist with latch and position techniques
  • Assess stages of readiness to feed
  • How to support mother separated from her infant
  • Identify breast and nipples that need intervention
  • Infant oral anomalies that can impact breastfeeding
How to Find Us
Virginia Hospital Center
Parking C, Zone C, Women & Infant Health Center (1701 Building)
1701 N George Mason Drive
Arlington VA 22205

L-CERPs and E-CERPs are awarded by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.
Lactation Education Resources, Long-term Providership CLT 109-31.

Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Providership #P0519.

Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing dietitian education by the by the Commission of Dietetic Registration #LA002

Requirements to receive Contact Hours/Criteria for successful completion includes viewing each lesson slide in its entirety and completion of quiz or post-test.

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