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The IBLCE requires six general education Health Science classes.

When applying for the IBLCE exam, candidates for Pathway 3 must demonstrate completion of continuing education in the following topics:Women sitting behind computer with thumbs up

  • Basic Life Support (can be obtained from your local hospital, fire department, or Red Cross)
  • Medical Documentation
  • Medical Terminology
  • Occupational Safety and Security for Health Professionals
  • Professional Ethics for Health Professionals
  • Universal Safety Precautions and Infection Control

We offer courses to satisfy five of these requirements. Follow this link and scroll down the IBLCE Health Science Summary page to view the IBLCE requirements. Packages or individual classes are available from Lactation Education Resources.

Complete IBLCE Additional General Education Package

Compliments the 95+ hour Lactation Consultant Training Program by providing the General Healthcare Requirements in one easy package.

This package includes the following 5 courses:

2 L-CERP's, 2 E-CERP's and 6 Nursing Contact Hours

Buy Now  $99.00

Don't need the whole package? Courses are also available individually below.

Medical Documentation for the Lactation Consultant

This course covers the requirements for proper documentation of patient encounters by a lactation consultant, both in-hospital and out-patient. Instructor is Jane Bradshaw RN, BS, IBCLC, RLC

2 L-CERP's and 2 Nursing Contact Hours

Buy Now  $30.00

Medical Terminology

This course covers the derivations of medical terms from Greek and Latin roots, including prefixes and suffixes and common abbreviations. Terms focus on childbirth and lactation.

Certificate of Completion

Buy Now  $49.00

Ethical Considerations in Lactation Consulting

This course provides 1.25 E-CERPs towards IBLCE recertification requirements. It covers ethical dilemmas facing lactation consultants. Includes the IBLCE Code of Ethics for IBCLCs.

1.25 E-CERP's and 1.25 Nursing Contact Hours

Buy Now  $24.00

Occupational Safety and Infant Security

This course covers the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries, latex allergies, lateral violence and hostile work environments, workplace stress, and hospital infant security.

1 Contact Hour

Buy Now  $17.00

Universal Safety Precautions and Infection Control

This course discusses the modes of transmission of infection, including the chain of infection, and describes practices employed to interrupt the transmission of infection. The course also includes a post-test and bibliography. The Instructor is Marion 'Lou' Lamb RN, MS, IBCLC.

1 Contact Hour

Buy Now  $17.00


We are pleased to also provide an option for HIPAA training. HIPAATraining.com offers online HIPAA training in an easy online format.



We also offer bundles of courses from 15 to 20 credits.
Check out our enriched 95+ hour course or the 52 and 45 hour bundles,
Get all of your required hours in one place!

Lactation Education Resources 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. Long-term Providership #CLT 109-31.

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

Lactation Education Resources is approved by the American College of Nurse Midwives to award 81.5 CEs and 3.5 RxCEs upon successful completion of the 95+ hour Lactation Consultant Training Program Enriched. ACNM Provider #2021/018

The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "Lactation Education Resources (ANCC)"

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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