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Clinical Skills Online


Achieve proficiency with hands-on skills

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Price: $250.00 USD

Seasoned IBCLCs show you how to perform the job’s most hands-on skills, from connecting with clients and assessing problems to cleaning a pump and applying a nipple shield.

Clinical Skills Online combines four courses, six case studies, and a video series, all focusing on the essential clinical skills lactation providers need, with opportunities to practice through case studies and application questions. You’ll leave this course feeling confident–it’s like working side by side with a group of veteran IBCLCs, soaking up their expertise!

Included in the course:  Anatomy of a Lactation Consult. Put together all of the info you have learned and see how it applies to an actual consultation situation. Essentials of Positioning and Latch. Feel confident that you know the difference between a good and poor latch and position. Uses photos, videos, and case studies to teach assessment of common latch problems.  Mastering the Art of Virtual Lactation Support. Learn how to do great online consults, including how to evaluate oral-motor structure and function, nipple damage, milk transfer, and milk supply via video call. Case Studies. Given six case studies exploring diverse lactation situations, you will assess a couplet, create a plan of care, and follow up to see if your recommendations were successful.  Clinical Skills Videos. Demonstrations and in-depth explanation of breast shells and shields, finger feeding, paced bottle feeding, hand expression, and breast pumps. Also covers how to examine a lactating breast, do a test weigh, and conduct an oral assessment.  Continuity of Care and the Community. Focuses on discharge planning, analyzing gaps in care, providing recommendations to increase continuity of care where you work, and improving relationships with all the communities you serve.


Angela Love-Zaranaka, BA, IBCLC, RLC, has been an IBCLC for 25 years. She has operated a busy private practice and created and managed an active lactation service in a hospital, and has taught for LER for several years.

Dalaney Young, BS-MCH, IBCLC, has spent more than a decade providing lactations support  in hospital and private practice settings.

Robin Kaplan, M.Ed.,IBCLC, has been the owner of the San Diego Breastfeeding Center since 2009 and an instructor and clinical site manager since 2013 through UCSD.

Jennifer Day, IBCLC, RLC,

Sekeita Lewis Johnson, DNP, FNP-BC, IBCLC, Program Director at LER, is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, lactation consultant, and birth doula. She has 20 years’ experience in labor and delivery and maternal-child nursing, is one of the Founding Members of Southeast Michigan IBCLCs of Color, and is the owner of Mommy and Me Lactation Consulting, LLC.

This Course Awards:
  • 14.0 L-CERPs
  • 14.0 Nursing Contact Hours
Price: $250.00

This course expires on 08/03/2025 and will be revised and re-launched by 08/04/2025.
All Topics Covered
Clinical Skills
Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology
Physiology and Endocrinology
Development and Nutrition
Primary Topics Covered
Clinical Skills