Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS)
Join us for five days of current information on lactation management presented by Lactation Education Consultants (LEC). LEC has been teaching lactation courses since 1995.
Attendees will receive continuing education to assist them in meeting the requirements to sit for the IBCLC exam. Those attending all sessions and passing the end of course exam, will receive a Certified Lactation Specialist designation.
This program encourages health professionals to integrate breastfeeding into all aspects of education. Topics will include composition of human milk, lactation physiology, maternal and infant assessment, latch-on and positioning, assessment of a feeding, alternative feeding methods, principles of supplementation, breastfeeding the preterm/special needs infant, pharmacology/toxicology, maternal psychological issues/sexual abuse, essential elements in a lactation history, and effective counseling techniques.