A few seats remain for the following training opportunity available through the IL Department of Human Services WIC Program, offered through a special training grant provided by USDA.

Scholarship opportunities are for WIC and partner agencies, e.g. hospital staff, early Head Start, Child Care, Doula, Physician offices, home visiting programs, TPS, private practice lactation consultants etc.

You must provide services to patients who live in IL to qualify for this scholarship.

This training will be provided in an online platform.

Expanding Horizons in Breastfeeding & Lactation Support

June 23, 2023 Training 7:30 am – 3:00 p.m. Central Time

Presented by The Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding Medicine (IABLE)

Sessions include:

-Top Research Articles from 2022

-Prenatal Counseling for the Parent with a History of Low Milk Production

-Peripartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

-Changing the Narrative to Improve Equitable Care while Supporting the Power of Breastfeeding in Black Communities

-That’s in My Kitchen- Foods and Herbs as Galactagogues and Lactation Suppressants

-Evaluation of Nipple and Breast Pain- Case Based Learning

June 23 Register: https://exphorizonjune2023.ezregister.com

RN: This nursing continuing professional development education activity was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 6.75 contact hours are awarded to Registered Nurses for successful completion.

IBCLC: This course has been allocated maximum of 6.75 (L) Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) by IBLCE. CERPs approval #CLT117-04.

RD: The Commission on Dietetic Registration has awarded Prior Approval of a maximum of 6.75 CPEUs for Activity No. 167197. Suggested Performance Indicator 9.4.2 Selects and uses appropriate content and teaching methods to meet individual needs.

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