CAPPA Lactation Educator Training (CLE)
The CLE® Training 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). Ideal for labor and postpartum doulas, WIC staff, public health employees, and anyone looking to offer lactation education.The 20 Hour World Health Organization Curriculum to support the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. Ideal for hospital staff, pediatricians, obstetricians, midwives, and PAs specializing in maternity care.The CAPPA Lactation Educator™, CLE® or CAPPA Community Educator™, LE(C) certification steps for workshop attendance. Ideal for anyone wanting to become a Certified Lactation Educator™, CLE®. or LE(C).Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Peer Counselor training (confirm with your agency to verify education requirements)The CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Training Class includes the CAPPA Lactation Manual, Resource Notebook, Certificate of Attendance,and unique give-aways to enhance your practice.The training covers the following topics: Goals/Roles of the Lactation Educator Historical Look at Breastfeeding Anatomy of Breast and Lactation Physiology Importance of Breastfeeding/ Hazards of Formula Feeding Counseling the Postpartum Family Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding – BabyFriendly Information Working with the Hospital Maternal/Infant Challenges Pumping/Expressing Breastmilk Medications and Mother's Milk Maintaining Milk Supply Teaching To Adult Learners Latch and Positioning Working with the Hospital When and who to refer moms to for additional help And much more! Certified Lactation Educators™ secure employment in a variety of places including, WIC offices, hospitals, community programs or private practice. Nurses, Doulas and Midwives often attend the course to compliment the services they already provide.The CLE® program is not a Lactation Consultant Course and Certified Lactation Educators™ do not provide hands-on breastfeeding support. The important scope of practice for a CLE® is to provide education, support and appropriate referrals to individuals and groups. CLEs serve to promote, protect and support in all areas of human lactation.
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