This course will provide you with a review of basic lactation and an introduction of advanced lactation topics found on the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC®) examination.
Course content will align with the IBCLC® detailed content outline.
Date/Time: June 19-23, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: University of Phoenix – 1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy, Tempe, AZ, 85282
Facilitator: Amanda L. Watkins, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., IBCLC®
Dr. Watkins is the Executive Director for Global Lactation Education Associates, an organization dedicated to changing health professionals’ lactation practices through education and research.
Her passion for teaching academic and professional breastfeeding courses stems from more than 20 years of experience working as a Registered Dietitian and IBCLC®; she has worked in public health and taught college-level professional lactation courses.
Recently, she was appointed to the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee’s Board of Directors. Dr. Watkins’s research interests include breastfeeding educational interventions for health professionals and community-based breastfeeding decisions.
The class is free. Register now to ensure your spot.
Continuing education recognition points will be applied for from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Attendance certificates will be issued daily for those unable to attend all five days.
Contact Christia Bridges-Jones R.N., IBCLC® for more information about this program.