Refresher: Lactation Educator Counselor

(Offered Online or Onsite)

Description
What about certification?
Course requirements
Time Commitment
Required Textbooks
Become a Program Sponsor


Description

A periodic review and highlight of changes in lactation to include political application; current strategies for problem management; review of the literature; and development of specific plans of care and case management. This course is intended to update the base information and education of the 45 hour certificated Lactation Educator course offering on an every 5 year basis. A periodic update of education is essential to best practice and required by several certification agencies like Magnet Hospital Accreditation and The Joint Commission.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 10 CE Hrs. IBLCE CERP’s: 1

Course Number: RMED-40026 Credit: 1 unit

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What about certification?

Upon successful completion of the program the student will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from UC San Diego, Extension. This certificate will extend the certificate terms for an additional 5 years. A student may then call themselves a “certificated” Lactation Educator Counselor. Click here for information on certification as a Lactation Consultant.

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Course requirements

Class attendance is mandatory for the In-class option.
Assignments include but may not be limited to:

• Internet resource assignment
• Periodic testing

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Time commitment

Class didactic:

• 8 hours onsite
• 10 hours online

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Required Textbooks

No required textbook

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Become a program sponsor

Bring the UC San Diego Extension CLEC program to your facility.
Process to sponsor CLEC course

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