Adventist Medical Center (Click link for map and directions)
10123 SE Market Street Portland,OR 97216
Participants are responsible for making their own arrangements for overnight accommodations.
Karen Querna, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Evergreen Perinatal Education, LLC
Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care: The 5 Day Course, is a complete, in-person, core program to begin practice in evidence-based breastfeeding and lactation care. Participants will be able to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation and be able to support new families in feeding their babies from birth through the process of weaning. Each participant will be given the knowledge to work with other healthcare providers to ensure continuity of care for breastfeeding mothers and infants.
Who Should Attend
anatomy of the breast | the wonders of human milk | getting breastfeeding started | position and latch | early breastfeeding expectations | near term/late preterm/preterm infants | early clinical challenges in breastfeeding | communicating effectively with new mothers | tools and techniques of the trade | insufficient milk challenges | hyperbilirubinemia | normal breastfeeding patterns and predictable hurdles from three to six months | postpartum adaptation | breastfeeding and working outside the home | breastfeeding after six months | biological weaning from the breast | feeding and parenting issues of new families
Please take a moment to get to know Molly Pessl, BSN, IBCLC and our instructors at: Evergreen Perinatal Education's Website
To earn any contact hour credit, daily attendance is required; no partial credits are available. Participants will obtain a Certificate as a Lactation Educator.
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, Provider Number: CLT108-4
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider Number: CEP 14127 5
It is quick and easy to register for this course using this online registration form. Click the Register Now! button and pay using either a credit card or check. Please note that you must select the PayPal option to pay by credit card; you do not to create a PayPal account. If you work for an organization that requires the use of Purchase Orders or for other payment arrangements, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org first to make special arrangements. Please understand we cannot confirm your attendance for this course until payment has been received and processed.
Registration requests received after the course has reached capacity are placed on a waiting list. EPE will notify individuals immediately when space becomes available and payment must be processed promptly.
$ 895 Early bird rate available through February 20, 2013
$ 995 Regular rate available through March 10, 2013
The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, and continuing education credits.
Can't make this course? Here are some of our other offerings:
Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care: The 5 Day Course
January 28- February 1st, 2013 - Anchorage, AK - Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition - http://alaskabreastfeeding.com
February 11-15, 2013 - Seattle area, WA - Bastyr University - http://www.bastyr.edu
February 25-March 1, 2013 - Berkeley, CA - SWAG Conferences - www.swagconferences.org
March 11-15, 2013 - Portland, OR - hosted by EPE -www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
June 24-28, 2013 - Seattle area, WA - Bastyr Univerisity -http://www.bastyr.edu
September 23-27, 2013 Minneapolis, MN - Hosted by Fairview Health Services - contact Mark Spitzack MSPITZA1@fairview.org
September 30 - October 4, 2013 - Seattle area, WA - Bastyr University - http://www.bastyr.edu
Clinical Applications in Lactation Care: A 2-day practice-oriented intensive course
November 29-30, 2012 - Bellevue, WA - hosted by EPE - www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
March 28-29, 2013 - Portland, OR - hosted by EPE - www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
April 4-5, 2013 - Minneapolis, MN - hosted by EPE - www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
April 8-9, 2013 - Berkeley, CA - SWAG Conferences - www.swagconferences.org
Advanced Update and IBLCE Exam Strategies
May 7-9, 2013 - Minneapolis, MN -hosted by EPE - www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
May 14-16, 2013 - Berkeley, CA - SWAG Conferences - www.swagconferences.org
May 29-31, 2013 - Portland, OR - hosted by EPE - www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
More locations and dates coming soon at http://www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
For a FREE copy of "Outcomes of Breastfeeding" and more locations and dates of EPE events vist: Evergreen Perinatal Education
Thank you for your time. Please contact me for any questions.
Karen Querna, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Evergreen Perinatal Education LLC