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  • CONF 2017 Gender Diversity, Language, and Inclusion for Lactation Specialists

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 07/20/2017

    In this sensitively-delivered presentation, Alice Farrow, IBCLC reviews terminology related to gender diversity and inclusion, describes barriers to accessing lactation care experienced by people who identify beyond the male-female cisgender and endosex binary, and gives guidance on how lactation specialists can use language that is inclusive of people of all genders. Numerous examples and personal stories help increase understanding.

    Gender Diversity, Language, and Inclusion for Lactation Specialists

    In this sensitively-delivered presentation, Alice Farrow, IBCLC reviews terminology related to gender diversity and inclusion, describes barriers to accessing lactation care experienced by people who identify beyond the male-female cisgender and endosex binary, and gives guidance on how lactation specialists can use language that is inclusive of people of all genders. Numerous examples and personal stories help increase understanding.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference July, 2017 - Toronto, Ontario, CAN

    Presented by: Alice Farrow, IBCLC

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • List 5 terms used by people who identify beyond the male-female cisgender and endosex binary.
    • List 3 examples of barriers to accessing lactation care experienced by people who identify beyond the male-female cisgender and endosex binary.
    • Describe language in your oral and written communication that has the potential to exclude or erase people who identify beyond the male-female cisgender and endosex binary.

    Learning Level: Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

  • CONF 2017 Establishing the Infant Gut Microbiome for Lifelong Health: The Role of Human Milk Feeding

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 07/20/2017

    In this session, Meredith Brockway, RN, BSc, BN, IBCLC presents processes that influence the establishment of the infant gut microbiome, how exclusive and sustained human milk feeding promotes the establishment of healthy gut bacteria, how infant feeding practices can impact development of the gut microbiome. This evidence-based information will help lactation specialists support families to make informed infant feeding decisions.

    Establishing the Infant Gut Microbiome for Lifelong Health: The Role of Human Milk Feeding

    In this session, Meredith Brockway, RN, BSc, BN, IBCLC presents processes that influence the establishment of the infant gut microbiome, how exclusive and sustained human milk feeding promotes the establishment of healthy gut bacteria, how infant feeding practices can impact development of the gut microbiome. This evidence-based information will help lactation specialists support families to make informed infant feeding decisions.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference July, 2017 - Toronto, Ontario, CAN 

    Presented by: Meredith Brockway

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Identify and describe processes that influence the establishment of the infant gut microbiome.
    • Describe how exclusive and sustained human milk feeding promotes the establishment of healthy gut bacteria.
    • Appraise how infant feeding practices can impact development of the gut microbiome and support families to make informed feeding decisions.

    Learning Level: Intermediate/Advanced

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Meredith Brockway

    RN, PhD(c), IBCLC

    Meredith is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Nursing with the University of Calgary. She is a trainee with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and with Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – Strategy for Patient Oriented Research. Meredith is an RN and an IBCLC, holding both a BN and a BSc in biotechnology. Meredith has worked in maternal-child health since 2004 and has always maintained a keen interest in maternal experiences with breastfeeding. Meredith started her graduate education in nursing in 2013 and transferred directly from the Master of Nursing program to the PhD program in January of 2015. Her graduate work explored healthcare providers’ perceptions of breastfeeding beyond infancy (extended breastfeeding). Currently, in her PhD Meredith is examining the impact of the Family Integrated Care intervention on maternal experiences with breastfeeding in level II NICU.

  • WEBINAR - The Effect of Oxytocin during Labor

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 06/15/2017

    This webinar presents the results of a prospective study investigating the effect of oxytocin (Pitocin) use during labor on the successful initiation of breastfeeding and on breastfeeding rates at 6 weeks at a tertiary care center in South India. Subjective and objective tools for assessing breastfeeding efficacy at hospital and community health centers are discussed, and guidance is given on how to educate families about childbirth and the use of drugs during the process of childbirth. Credits: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    The Effect of Oxytocin during Labor: LATCH scores, Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy, and Early Breastfeeding Rates in South India

    This webinar presents the results of a prospective study investigating the effect of oxytocin (Pitocin) use during labor on the successful initiation of breastfeeding and on breastfeeding rates at 6 weeks at a tertiary care center in South India. Subjective and objective tools for assessing breastfeeding efficacy at hospital and community health centers are discussed, and guidance is given on how to educate families about childbirth and the use of drugs during the process of childbirth.

    Credits: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: Webinar 15 June 2017

    Presented by: Jayashree Jayakrishnan, PT, IBCLC and  S V N S Sowjanya, MD, DNB Neonatology

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Explain how Pitocin affects the successful initiation of breastfeeding
    • Describe how to educate families about childbirth and the use of drugs during the process of childbirth

    Learning Level: Intermediate

    Disclosures:  ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Jayashree Jayakrishnan

    PT, IBCLC

    Jayashree Jayakrishnan is an IBCLC, Physiotherapist in Qualification, Childbirth Educator, and Certified HypnoBirth Practitioner in Chennai. She focuses on family support in promoting exclusive breastfeeding. She has won the ILCA Hospital Award for Dr. Mehta Hospital for two consequent years.

    S V N S Sowjanya

    MD, DNB Neonatology

    Dr. Sowjanya graduated with her MBBS in 2008. She finished her post-graduate degree in pediatrics in 2012 and worked as an assistant professor in a medical college from 2012 to 2015. She is pursuing her superspecialty in neonatology from 2015 to 2018. She is interested in working with intensive care neonates and in perinatology and developmentally supportive care.

  • WEBINAR - Developing a Clinical Instruction Site for Aspiring IBCLCs

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 02/15/2017

    Access to IBCLC certification is prevented by the absence of clinical instructions sites in many communities around the world. This presentation outlines widely relevant concepts, strategies, steps, and barriers involved in developing a mentoring program for aspiring IBCLCs. The journey of development of a particular program is shared as an example. This program provides observation and hands-on hospital in-patient and outpatient follow-up practice hours for aspiring IBCLCs. Credit: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Developing a Clinical Instruction Site for Aspiring IBCLCs

     Access to IBCLC certification is prevented by the absence of clinical instructions sites in many communities around the world. This presentation outlines widely relevant concepts, strategies, steps, and barriers involved in developing a mentoring program for aspiring IBCLCs. The journey of development of a particular program is shared as an example. This program provides observation and hands-on hospital in-patient and outpatient follow-up practice hours for aspiring IBCLCs.

    Credit: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: Webinar 15 February 2017

    Presented by: Patricia Alridge BSN, RNC-OB, MHA and Susie Juliano, RN, BSN

    Upon completion the learner will be able to:

    •  Describe 2 key concepts critical to developing a clinical instruction site for aspiring IBCLCs
    • List 5 steps/strategies helpful for implementing a clinical instruction site
    • State 2 components of the implementation process that are critical for a developing a successful clinical instruction site

    Learning Level: Intermediate/Advanced

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Patricia Alridge

    BSN, RNC-OB, MHA

    Patricia Alridge, BSN, RNC-OB, MHA is Executive Director for Nursing in the John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network in Texas, United States. Her work includes all inpatient women’s and infant’s services together with three Health Centers for Women clinics.  She also oversees 1115 Waiver grants for Prenatal Care, Pre-conception Education and Breastfeeding.  JPS Health Network is comprised of the Tarrant County Hospital and 40 clinics.

    Susie Juliano

    RN, BSN

    Susie Juliano, RN, BSN is the Clinical Manager of the Lactation Center and Postpartum Unit at JPS Hospital. She was also the pilot student of the JPS mentoring program for aspiring IBCLCs described in this webinar.

  • WEBINAR - Ethics of Early Life Care

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 11/22/2016

    Participants will learn about the unique nature of the human species, how to apply 3 ethical theories to understand the human rights of babies, and how undermining infant development negatively impacts society and planetary wellbeing. Credit: 1 E-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Ethics of Early Life Care

    Participants will learn about the unique nature of the human species, how to apply 3 ethical theories to understand the human rights of babies, and how undermining infant development negatively impacts society and planetary wellbeing.

    Credit: 1 E-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: Webinar 22 November 2016

    Presented by: Darcia Narvaez, PhD

    Upon completion the learner will be able to:

    • Describe the unique nature of the human species.
    • List the three forms of ethical theory and apply them to babies.
    • Describe two ways how undermining children’s development influences society and planetary wellbeing.

    Learning Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

    Disclosures:  ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Darcia Narvaez

    PhD

    Dr. Darcia Narvaez is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, United States. Her current research explores how early life experience influences societal culture and wellbeing and moral character in children and adults. She integrates neurobiological, clinical, developmental and education sciences in her theories and research about moral development. She is the author or editor of numerous books and articles. One of her most recent books, Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom, won the 2015 William James Book Award from the American Psychological Association.  She is executive editor of the Journal of Moral Education and also writes a popular blog, with a lot on childrearing, for Psychology Today called Moral Landscapes.

  • WEBINAR - The Human Nest and its Effects on Wellbeing in Children and Adults

    Contains 3 Component(s), 1.5 credits offered Recorded On: 10/18/2016

    Participants will learn how improper early care and toxic stress impact stress reactivity and adult sociomoral orientation. Methods to repair misdevelopment from early toxic stress in adulthood will also be reviewed. Credits: 1.5 R-CERPs and 1.5 Contact Hours

    The Human Nest and its Effects on Wellbeing in Children and Adults

    Participants will learn how improper early care and toxic stress impact stress reactivity and adult sociomoral orientation. Methods to repair misdevelopment from early toxic stress in adulthood will also be reviewed.

    Credits: 1.5 R-CERPs and 1.5 Contact Hours

    Source: Webinar 18 October 2016

    Presented by: Darcia Narvaez, PhD

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • List two ways the stress response is impaired when toxic stress is experienced in early life.
    • Describe the sociomoral orientations that occur with proper early care and those that develop with improper early care.
    • Specify one method for self-calming, one method for social pleasure and one method for developing communal imagination.

    Learning Level:  Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures:  ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Darcia Narvaez

    PhD

    Dr. Darcia Narvaez is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, United States. Her current research explores how early life experience influences societal culture and wellbeing and moral character in children and adults. She integrates neurobiological, clinical, developmental and education sciences in her theories and research about moral development. She is the author or editor of numerous books and articles. One of her most recent books, Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom, won the 2015 William James Book Award from the American Psychological Association.  She is executive editor of the Journal of Moral Education and also writes a popular blog, with a lot on childrearing, for Psychology Today called Moral Landscapes.

  • WEBINAR - Helping Abuse Survivors Breastfeed

    Contains 3 Component(s), 2 credits offered Recorded On: 05/09/2016

    Many postpartum women have a history of childhood abuse. By choosing to breastfeed, they are often making a conscious choice to parent differently than they were parented. Unfortunately, abuse survivors may encounter breastfeeding difficulties that are unique to people who have been abused. Helping Abuse Survivors Breastfeed is a webinar designed to give you practical strategies for assisting these mothers and taking care of yourselves while you do. Credit: 2 L-CERPs and 2 Contact Hours

    Helping Abuse Survivors Breastfeed

    Many postpartum women have a history of childhood abuse. By choosing to breastfeed, they are often making a conscious choice to parent differently than they were parented. Unfortunately, abuse survivors may encounter breastfeeding difficulties that are unique to people who have been abused. Helping Abuse Survivors Breastfeed is a webinar designed to give you practical strategies for assisting these mothers and taking care of yourselves while you do.

    Credit: 2 L-CERPs and 2 Contact Hours

    Source: Webinar 9 May 2016

    Presented by: Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC and Jeanette Panchula, BSW, RN, PHN, IBCLC

      

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe the different types of adverse childhood experiences.
    • Identify the long-term effects of adverse childhood experiences, in general, and describe how past abuse may present in a breastfeeding woman.
    • Identify vulnerable times and what might help an individual mother to breastfeed.

    Learning Level: Intermediate

    Disclosures:  ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett

    PhD, IBCLC

    Kendall-Tackett is a health psychologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and the Owner and Editor-in-Chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press specializing in women's health. She is Editor-in-Chief of two peer-reviewed journals: Clinical Lactation and Psychological Trauma. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in Health and Trauma Psychology, past President of the APA Division of Trauma Psychology, and a member of the Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest. Dr. Kendall-Tackett specializes in women's-health research including breastfeeding, depression, trauma, and health psychology.

    Jeanette Panchula

    BSW, RN, PHN, IBCLC

    Jeanette Panchula has a BA in Social Work, and is an IBCLC (1985) and a Public Health Nurse.  She “officially” retired, but co-chairs the Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County, which offers monthly breastfeeding updates and opportunities to network. She hosts monthly La Leche League meetings, and provides breastfeeding education to students of local medical, nursing and dietetics schools, and Public Health programs in the United States and Latin America.  As an IBCLC in New Jersey, Missouri and Puerto Rico and later as a Public Health Nurse California, she has met and learned from mothers whose life experience included sexual violence and trauma and who were trying to breastfeed.

  • JHL 32(2) Suck-Swallow-Breathe Dynamics in Breastfed Infants

    Contains 4 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    After completing this study module, the learner will be able to: Assess evidence for the mechanism of milk removal during breastfeeding; Describe how a term infant coordinates sucking, swallowing, breathing, and cardiorespiratory patterns during breastfeeding. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    May 2016 Independent Study Module for Lactation Consultants

    JHL 32(2) Community Health Clinic

    Title: Suck-Swallow-Breathe Dynamics in Breastfed Infants

    Authors: Vanessa S. Sakalidis, BHlth Sc (Hons), PhD and Donna T. Geddes, DMU, Post Grad Dip (Sc), PhD

    Source: Journal of Human Lactation 32(2) 2016

    After completing this study module, the learner will be able to:

    • Assess evidence for the mechanism of milk removal during breastfeeding.
    • Describe how a term infant coordinates sucking, swallowing, breathing, and cardiorespiratory patterns during breastfeeding.

    You will have two attempts to achieve a passing score of 70% on this module.

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    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The authors disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of the article: This work was funded by an unrestricted grant from Medela AG, Switzerland, to The University of Western Australia. This article was prepared while VSS was employed at The University of Western Australia and submitted when VSS was employed at Medela Australia. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

  • Lactation Clinical Instruction Curriculum Part 2 of 5

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2 credits offered Recorded On: 05/01/2015

    Clinical Instruction Course 2: People, Prerequisites, and Processes addresses the content and processes for selecting interns, and how to recruit, support, and sustain the effectiveness of clinical instructors. The course also explores didactic preparation and how to adapt learning and evaluation to individuals. Credit: 2 L CERPs and 2 Contact Hours

    Clinical Instruction Course 2: People, Prerequisites, and Processes

    Instructor: Phyllis Kombol, MSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC, RLC

    Course Description: This course is part of a 5-course curriculum (described below) which is designed to assist IBCLCs who are helping others develop the clinical skills and competencies needed to become effective members of the Lactation Consulting profession. The 5 courses in the curriculum are based on webinar and conference presentations recorded in 2015 through the International Lactation Consultant Association. Students may enroll in separate courses. However, to prepare for working as a clinical instructor, all five courses and the required reading are recommended. It is recommended that the required reading be completed before beginning the courses.

    Clinical Instruction Course 2: People, Prerequisites, and Processes addresses the content and processes for selecting interns, and how to recruit, support, and sustain the effectiveness of clinical instructors. The course also explores didactic preparation and how to adapt learning and evaluation to individuals.

    Learner Objectives Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Define content and processes for selection of potential clinical learners who can become effective IBCLCs.
    • Describe 2 or more different ways clinical instructors can be recruited, supported, and sustained to be effective.
    • Compare adaptations and evaluation processes in clinical instruction to match different learners, didactic preparation, and learning situations.

    Learning Level: Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The instructor received an honorarium as a co-author of the text used in this course.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

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    Lactation Clinical Instruction Curriculum

    Length: 10 hours [All 5 courses]

    Required reading: Clinical Instruction in Lactation: Teaching the Next Generation. International Lactation Consultant Association, 2012.

    Course 1: Fundamental Foundations, Designs and Structures—2 hours

    • Requirements for certification and fundamental principles of lactation clinical instruction
    • Designs for lactation clinical education programs
    • Supportive elements of lactation clinical education structures

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Worksheet
    • References

    Course 2: People, Prerequisites, and Processes—2 hours

    • Content and processes for selection of potential clinicians
    • Clinical instructor recruitment, support, and sustained effectiveness
    • Adaptations and evaluation processes for different learners, didactic preparation, and learning situations

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Worksheet
    • References

    Course 3: Logistics and Mechanics—2 hours

    • Areas of clinical instruction logistics
    • Clinical instruction technique
    • Evaluating, validating, verifying, and documenting clinical competency

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • Recording not heard during presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Worksheet
    • References

    Course 4: Teaching and Providing Feedback—2 hours

    • Clinical education models
    • Clinical instruction methods and skills
    • Teaching clinical lactation skills

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Activity
    • References

    Course 5: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills—2 hours

    • Skills to improve public speaking and presentations
    • Requesting, receiving, and offering feedback
    • Practicing skills
    • Committing to change

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Activity
    • Handout
    • Worksheet

    Phyllis Kombol

    RNC, MSN, IBCLC, RLC

    Phyllis Kombol is an experienced educator, lactation consultant, Parent-Child Clinical Specialist, and NICU certified RN. Her job includes clinical lactation care in both inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as mentoring lactation clinical interns. She is the co-author of ILCA’s 2012 Clinical Instruction in Lactation: Teaching the Next Generation, contributes to clinical instruction efforts in ILCA, participates in ILCA’s equity initiative, and is part of the NICU Baby Friendly Task Force. She is a member of several nursing and lactation professional organizations, and teaches webinars and conferences several times each year. She has been an active member of Toastmasters International since 2008.

  • Lactation Clinical Instruction Curriculum Part 1 of 5

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2 credits offered Recorded On: 04/01/2015

    Clinical Instruction Course 1: Fundamental Foundations, Designs and Structures reviews the requirements for certification as a lactation consultant. It also describes fundamental principles of lactation clinical instruction, designs for clinical education programs, and elements of clinical education. Credit: 2 L CERPs and 2 Contact Hours

    Clinical Instruction Course 1: Fundamental Foundations, Designs and Structures

    Instructor: Phyllis Kombol, MSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC, RLC

    Course Description: This course is part of a 5-course curriculum (described below) which is designed to assist IBCLCs who are helping others develop the clinical skills and competencies needed to become effective members of the Lactation Consulting profession. The 5 courses in the curriculum are based on webinar and conference presentations recorded in 2015 through the International Lactation Consultant Association. Students may enroll in separate courses. However, to prepare for working as a clinical instructor, all five courses and the required reading are recommended. It is recommended that the required reading be completed before beginning the courses.

    Clinical Instruction Course 1: Fundamental Foundations, Designs and Structures reviews the requirements for certification as a lactation consultant. It also describes fundamental principles of lactation clinical instruction, designs for clinical education programs, and elements of clinical education.

    Learner Objectives Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Match IBLCE requirements for IBCLC candidates with the fundamental principles of lactation clinical instruction.
    • Describe at least 3 designs for lactation clinical education programs.
    • Define supportive elements of lactation clinical education structures.

    Learning Level: Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The instructor received an honorarium as a co-author of the text used in this course.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: 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 "ILCA (ANCC)."

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    Lactation Clinical Instruction Curriculum

    Length: 10 hours [All 5 courses]

    Required reading: Clinical Instruction in Lactation: Teaching the Next Generation. International Lactation Consultant Association, 2012.

    Course 1: Fundamental Foundations, Designs and Structures—2 hours

    • Requirements for certification and fundamental principles of lactation clinical instruction
    • Designs for lactation clinical education programs
    • Supportive elements of lactation clinical education structures

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Worksheet
    • References

    Course 2: People, Prerequisites, and Processes—2 hours

    • Content and processes for selection of potential clinicians
    • Clinical instructor recruitment, support, and sustained effectiveness
    • Adaptations and evaluation processes for different learners, didactic preparation, and learning situations

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Worksheet
    • References

    Course 3: Logistics and Mechanics—2 hours

    • Areas of clinical instruction logistics
    • Clinical instruction technique
    • Evaluating, validating, verifying, and documenting clinical competency

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • Recording not heard during presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Worksheet
    • References

    Course 4: Teaching and Providing Feedback—2 hours

    • Clinical education models
    • Clinical instruction methods and skills
    • Teaching clinical lactation skills

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Activity
    • References

    Course 5: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills—2 hours

    • Skills to improve public speaking and presentations
    • Requesting, receiving, and offering feedback
    • Practicing skills
    • Committing to change

    Materials:

    • Recorded presentation
    • PDF handout of presentation slides
    • Activity
    • Handout
    • Worksheet

    Phyllis Kombol

    RNC, MSN, IBCLC, RLC

    Phyllis Kombol is an experienced educator, lactation consultant, Parent-Child Clinical Specialist, and NICU certified RN. Her job includes clinical lactation care in both inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as mentoring lactation clinical interns. She is the co-author of ILCA’s 2012 Clinical Instruction in Lactation: Teaching the Next Generation, contributes to clinical instruction efforts in ILCA, participates in ILCA’s equity initiative, and is part of the NICU Baby Friendly Task Force. She is a member of several nursing and lactation professional organizations, and teaches webinars and conferences several times each year. She has been an active member of Toastmasters International since 2008.