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Join Us 18 - 21 July 2018
in Portland, Oregon, United States for
TOGETHER: Changing Your Community
and the World.

Learn: Discover new clinical techniques, try out new ways of connecting with families, engage with new research, and come prepared to challenge old ways of thinking. Our 2018 slate of speakers includes top thinkers and innovators from around the world.

Earn Up to 23 Continuing Education Credits
(CERPs, Nursing Contact Hours, and CME credits)

 

Be Together: Reconnect and learn with your peers, be inspired by those who have built our profession, and glean new insights from emerging leaders in the field.

 

Share Our Voice with the World: ILCA is committed to world health transformed through breastfeeding and skilled lactation care. Together, we can promote International Board Certified Lactation Consultants® worldwide.

 

Gather at the beautiful Oregon Convention Center, in the heart of Portland, Oregon, United States.

BE TOGETHER and
CREATE CHANGE at #ILCA18!


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    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT - PRE-CONFERENCE

    ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE)®. Our approval number is CLT-108-7. The pre-conference is approved for 4 CERPS. ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Our approval number is ILCA-P0286. Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing. The pre-conference is approved for 4 Contact Hours. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

     

    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT - GENERAL CONFERENCE

    ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with IBLCE®. Our approval number is CLT-108-7. The general conference is approved for 19 CERPS. ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Our approval number is ILCA-P0286. Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing. The general conference is approved for 19 Contact Hours. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.
     
    Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designate this educational for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit participation in the activity. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

    CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES 

    • Facilitate skill development and global networking among lactation specialists in an inclusive environment
    • Disseminate research related to human lactation and encourage its integration in clinical practice
    • Facilitate greater development of cultural humility among lactation specialists
    • Promote ethical, evidence-based practice that protects the wellbeing of breastfeeding/chestfeeding/lactating families in diverse contexts
    • Promote breastfeeding/chestfeeding as the biological norm for feeding and nurturing infants and young children
    • Promote equitable access to lactation, skilled lactation care, and the IBCLC® profession
    • Promote support of families' informed decisions regarding lactation
    • Promote lactation-supportive practices in health care, social service, and community settings