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2014 Events
April | May | June | July | September

2015 Events
March | July

Continuous Online Events
Date Location Sponsored by Details Contact
Continuous on the Internet Online Lactation Education Resources Continuing Education for Recertification Contact: Vergie Hughes
Email: programdirector@
lactationtraining.com

Phone: 703.868.1849
Continuous on the Internet Online Jones & Bartlett Learning Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course Contact: Linda McGarvey
Email: lmcgarvey
@jblearning.com

Phone: 1-800-832-0034 ext. 8229
Continuous on the Internet Online Breastfeeding Outlook Healthcare Sciences Continuing Education Package Contact: Marie Biancuzzo
Email: info@
breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Continuous on the Internet Online Lactation Education Resources Training for Baby Friendly 20 hours Contact: Vergie Hughes
Email: programdirector@
lactationtraining.com

Phone: 703.868.1849
2014 Events
April 2014
10–11 April National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ottawa Valley Lactation Consultants Hands On, Hands Off: Practical Breastfeeding Support Contact: Sheryl Hamilton
Email: sheryl@hamiltoncrew.com
Phone: 613-224-3528
14 April – 31 May Online Conference GOLD Conferences International – Global Online Learning Discussion GOLD Lactation Online Conference 2014 Contact: Karyn-grace Clark
Email: admin@goldlactation.com
Phone: 604-681-2153
Website: www.goldlactation.com
22–23 April Chicago, Illinois, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Lactation Exam Review 2014

Review pertinent facts and principles related to all 14 categories of the exam blueprint in an interactive and responsive learning environment. Learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management, and brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions. Special emphasis will be given to topics that have given past candidates difficulty. (2-day course, 25 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
24 April Chicago, Illinois, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

Learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the IBLCE exam. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads.  (1-day seminar, 5.2 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
24 April Holiday Inn Conference Center, Frederick, Maryland, USA Frederick Memorial Hospital Helping Mothers Breastfeed: Breastfeeding As It Was Meant To Be Contact: Karen Dacey
Email: kdacey@fmh.org
Phone: 240-566-3880
25–26 April Copenhagen, Denmark ELACTA (formerly VELB European Lactation Consultant Association) Growing Together: 8th Conference of the European Lactation Consultants Association (ELACTA) More information coming soon
25–26 April Daytona Beach, Florida, USA FLCA – Florida Lactation Consultant Association Precious Gift: Human Milk for Human Babies Contact: Kandis Natoli
Email: kandis.natoli@gmail.com
28–29 April Lewisville, Texas, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Lactation Exam Review 2014

Review pertinent facts and principles related to all 14 categories of the exam blueprint in an interactive and responsive learning environment. Learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management, and brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions. Special emphasis will be given to topics that have given past candidates difficulty. (2-day course, 25 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
29 April Online NICHQ (National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality) Mastering Skin-to-Skin – A New Interactive, Virtual Coaching Program Contact: Cindy Hunter
Email: learnering@nichq.org
Phone: 617-391-2757
30 April Lewisville, Texas, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

Learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the IBLCE exam. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads.  (1-day seminar, 5.2 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
May 2014
8–9 May Boston, Massachusetts, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Lactation Exam Review 2014

Review pertinent facts and principles related to all 14 categories of the exam blueprint in an interactive and responsive learning environment. Learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management, and brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions. Special emphasis will be given to topics that have given past candidates difficulty. (2-day course, 25 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
10 May Boston, Massachusetts, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

Learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the IBLCE exam. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads.  (1-day seminar, 5.2 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
13 May Online NICHQ (National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality) Mastering Skin-to-Skin – A New Interactive, Virtual Coaching Program Contact: Cindy Hunter
Email: learnering@nichq.org
Phone: 617-391-2757
13 May Anthony's Pier 9, New Windsor, New York, USA Mid Hudson Lactation Consoritum Breastfeeding Matters: A Day with Dr. Noble and Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC Contact: Stephanie Sosnowski
Email: ssosnowski@misn-ny.org
Phone: 848-978-7448
13–14 May Woodbridge, New Jersey, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Lactation Exam Review 2014

Review pertinent facts and principles related to all 14 categories of the exam blueprint in an interactive and responsive learning environment. Learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management, and brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions. Special emphasis will be given to topics that have given past candidates difficulty. (2-day course, 25 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
15 May Woodbridge, New Jersey, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

Learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the IBLCE exam. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads.  (1-day seminar, 5.2 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
15 May Des Moines, Iowa, USA UnityPoint Health–Des Moines & WIC 25th Annual Iowa Breastfeeding Conference Contact: Dina Wendelin
Email: dina.wendelin@unitypoint.org
Phone: 515-241-5771
19–22 May Baltimore, Maryland, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Comprehensive Lactation Course: Mastering the Blueprint

Prepare for your IBCLC career with our 90-CERPs All-Inclusive Format. This format is ideal for first-time IBLCE candidates, especially those without a healthcare background. It provides comprehensive coverage of breastfeeding management, and whether you are using Pathway 1 or Pathway 3, all of the credits required to sit for the IBLCE exam.
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
22–23 May Roseville, California, USA Placer Lactation Conferences Breastfeeding: Challenges & Opportunities in 2014 Contact: Mary Wagner-Davis
Email: placerconferences@gmail.com
Phone: 916-276-8016
23 May Baltimore, Maryland, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

Learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the IBLCE exam. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads.  (1-day seminar, 5.2 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
27 May Online NICHQ (National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality) Mastering Skin-to-Skin – A New Interactive, Virtual Coaching Program Contact: Cindy Hunter
Email: learnering@nichq.org
Phone: 617-391-2757
28–29 May Richmond, Virginia, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Lactation Exam Review 2014

Review pertinent facts and principles related to all 14 categories of the exam blueprint in an interactive and responsive learning environment. Learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management, and brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions. Special emphasis will be given to topics that have given past candidates difficulty. (2-day course, 25 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
30 May Richmond, Virginia, USA Breastfeeding Outlook Picture Perfect: Finding the Clues, Getting the Answers, and Passing the IBLCE Exam

Learn to decode pertinent visual information and accurately recognize conditions that may appear on the IBLCE exam. Marie Biancuzzo will help you to interpret over 200 pictures of breastfeeding dyads.  (1-day seminar, 5.2 hours)
Email: info
@breastfeedingoutlook.com

Phone: 703-787-9894
Website: breastfeedingoutlook.com
June 2014
4–7 June Palazzo dei congressi, Florence, Italy European Association of of Perinatal Medicine XXIV European Congress of Perinatal Medician Email: sacchetti
@mcascientificevents.eu
23–27 June Seattle, Washington, USA Simkin Center and Evergreen Perinatal Education Foundation for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Earn a Lactation Educator Certificate in 5 days, instructed by expert faculty of Evergreen Perinatal Education. The class provides you with the first 45 instructional hours for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification exam. To learn more about becoming an IBCLC, please visit the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners' website.

This course is designed for health care providers and lay people who want to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation to expectant and new families. Content is based on current research as it applies to best practice issues in the clinical setting.
Contact: Kay Hwang
Email: simkincenter@bastyr.edu
Phone: 425-602-3361
Website:
www.simkincenter.bastyr.edu
July 2014
23–26 July JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona, USA ILCA ILCA 2014 Annual Conference and Meeting Click here for more information
29 July Online webinar Portland Community College Lactation Education and Consultant Program Free Info Session on How to Become an IBCLC Lactation Consultant Contact: Dixie Whetsell or Alissa Leavitt
Email: lactation@pcc.edu
Phone: 971-722-7767
September 2014
10–13 September Asheville, North Carolina, USA International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) ICEA 2014 Annual Conference – Back to our ROos: Changing Practices, Empowering Lives Contact: Amanda Wujcik
Email: icea-events@icea.org
Phone: 919-863-9487 ext. 3
Website: www.icea.org
22–26 September Seattle, Washington, USA Simkin Center and Evergreen Perinatal Education Foundation for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Earn a Lactation Educator Certificate in 5 days, instructed by expert faculty of Evergreen Perinatal Education. The class provides you with the first 45 instructional hours for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification exam. To learn more about becoming an IBCLC, please visit the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners' website.

This course is designed for health care providers and lay people who want to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation to expectant and new families. Content is based on current research as it applies to best practice issues in the clinical setting.
Contact: Kay Hwang
Email: simkincenter@bastyr.edu
Phone: 425-602-3361
Website:
www.simkincenter.bastyr.edu
2015 Events
March 2015
13–15 March Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA LC Workshops 27th Annual Lactation Consultant in Private Practice Workshop Contact: Terriann Shell
Email: LCWorkshops@live.com
Phone: 907-232-5361
Website: www.LCinPP.com
July 2015
22 – 25 July Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC, USA ILCA ILCA 2015 Annual Conference and Meeting More information coming soon