Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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Lactation Consultant Training Program

Comprehensive courses, expert instructors, convenient format!

Our LEAARC approved course is designed to prepare you to take the IBLCELCTP 90 Hour Training. exam to become a certified IBCLC Lactation Consultant and prepare you for a career as a certified lactation consultant.

The Lactation Consultant Training Program (LCTP) is an in-depth online training program in lactation and breastfeeding management that may be used to help prepare for the certification exam for Lactation Consultants or as a comprehensive update for practicing Lactation Consultants.

This course has evolved over the past 20 years from Georgetown University Hospital to Inova Learning Network and now to Lactation Education Resources and is often referred to as "Vergie's course."

Review course descriptions below, to access the syllabus for each course.

Purpose

The purpose of these courses is to provide education for those who have a sincere desire to promote, protect and support breastfeeding and whose goal is to become a board certified lactation consultant.

We offer a comprehensive way to both qualify and study for the IBLCE exam:


 

Lactation Consultant Training Program Enriched

Lactation Consultant Training Program Enriched CBS™

Access for 12 months - Most students complete in 4-6 months

This comprehensive course meets the IBLCE requirement for 90 hours of lactation specific training. The Breastfeeding Specialist Certificate CBS™ is awarded at the completion of this course.
The textbook Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Ed is required, and is sold separately. (This course does include Medical Documentation and Professional Ethics for the LC.)

To view the complete course syllabus click here.

86 L-CERPs, 4 E-CERPs, 90 Nursing Contact Hours
and 90 CPEUs

Buy Now $1240 $975.00


Lactation Consultant Training Program Core Phase I

Lactation Consultant Training Program Core Phase I CBS™

Access for 12 months - Most students complete in 2-3 months

This course is a basic lactation management course designed for those who want to explore the field of breastfeeding support or want a quick course to apply for employment. The Breastfeeding Specialist Certificate CBS™ is awarded at the completion of this course.
The textbook Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Ed is required, and is sold separately.

To view the complete course syllabus click here.

45 L-CERPs, 45 Nursing Contact Hours
and 45 CPEUs

Buy Now $645.00


Lactation Consultant Training Program Core Phase II

Lactation Consultant Training Program Core Phase II

Access for 12 months - Most students complete in 2-3 months

This program is designed for students who already have taken a 45 credit comprehensive course and need an additional 45 hours to qualify for the IBLCE certification exam.
The textbook Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Ed is required, and is sold separately. (This course does include Medical Documentation and Professional Ethics for the LC.)

To view the complete course syllabus click here.

41 L-CERPs, 4 E-CERPs, 45 Nursing Contact Hours
and 45 CPEUs

Buy Now $595.00


 

For those experiencing financial hardship LER offers the full 90 hours of training in 5 convenient installments.

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The textbook Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Ed is required, and is sold separately.

 

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Bundle
We also offer bundles of courses from 15 to 20 credits.

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 an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited institution by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, VNA # 16-03-03P.

CPEUs are awarded at the completion of the program. Lactation Education Resources is an approved provider by the Commission of Dietetic Registration #LA002

All of our speakers have signed a Conflict of Interest Statement and have no conflicts to declare.

Lactation Education Resources adheres to the World Health Organization Code on Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes