This certificate is designed for RNs or RPNs and those in related health disciplines employed in and/or seeking to advance their practice to support lactating persons, their infants and families. Content spans pregnancy through postpartum and the first year and beyond of infant life related to human milk feeding.
This certificate is based on the World Health Organization Code & Baby Friendly Initiative and the Detailed Content Outline (effective April 2023) of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE®) in preparation of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®). Other significant foundations include the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN), Perinatal nursing standards in Canada, and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) competencies for perinatal and neonatal nurses.
Please note that the courses in this certificate need to be taken in a specific order. Check that you have obtained the necessary prerequisites prior to registering for a course. Learners without the necessary prerequisites will be removed from courses and charged the administrative fee.
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