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      August 16, 2013 - August 18, 2013

      Friday   8:30 AM - Sunday 5:30 PM

      2305 Chambliss Avenue Northwest
      Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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      CAPPA CLE Training

      CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Course - CAPPA Conference  Cleveland, TN

      Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.

      Offering  24 CAPPA Contact Hours

      This course satisfies the following:

      *The Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals as outlined by the United States Breastfeeding Committee (no endorsement by the USBC is implied).

       *The 20 Hour World Health Organization Curriculum to support the baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.

      *The CAPPA Lactation Educator certification step for workshop attendance.

      Why become a certified lactation educator?

      Certified Lactation Educators (CLEs) provide evidence based information to the community, families and professionals to encourage an increase in breastfeeding initiation, duration and support. CLEs are found teaching community and hospital based breastfeeding classes, as peer breastfeeding counselors in hospital and public health setting, facilitation support groups, running pump rental stations and providing phone support.

      Transform your understanding about what breastfeeding/breastmilk really is:

      •                An irreplaceable relationship

      •                A brain developer

      •                An immune system

      •                An organ system

      •                A living tissue

       

      Transform your professional skills

      •                Increase your doula competencies in the first hours after birth

      •                Hone your postpartum doula skills

      •                Learn unique strategies for teaching breastfeeding to families

      •                Explore adult learning styles

      •                Enhance your communication skills

       

      Transform yourself

      •                Take the leap to explore new ways to work with families

      •                Connect with other women who love working with moms and babies

      •                Open your mind about new concepts surrounding breastfeeding

      •                Take the first step to becoming certified as a lactation educator with CAPPA

       

       

      Concepts covered over the three days includeLactation Professionals, History of Breastfeeding, Group Process, Learning Styles, Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding, The Importance of Breastmilk and Breastfeeding, Prenatal Support and Breastfeeding issues, Birth's Impact on Breastfeeding, the Hospital Experience, Latch and the Breast Crawl, Skin To Skin, Signs of Successful Feeding, Maternal and Infant Challenges, Medications and Breastmilk, Fathers and Partners, and Curriculum Development.

      The CAPPA CLE does not prescribe, treat, nor diagnose breastfeeding related conditions and is trained to refer clients facing circumstances that require this degree of intervention to a qualified professional. The CAPPA 20 Hour CLE course is not an IBCLC exam prep course, nor does the CAPPA CLE training prepare a student to become an IBCLC.

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