A Master Class for the IBCLC: Oral Habilitation of the Breastfeeding Dyad

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March Conference Postponed.


****** This Conference will now be presented ONLINE *********




Join us for 3 days of lecture and practicum all, presented online, to elevate your practice as an IBCLC!


* You have 3 months to complete the course online.  

* You will be sent access to the course after you enrol


Come together with your colleagues for three full days as you participation in a high-level Master Class directed specifically towards IBCLCs. There’s no more effective environment for learning than the in-person exchange of information with a group of experienced colleagues. Bolstered by a presentation of the supportive theory and research, the days are filled with strategies for intake, assessment, clinical documentation, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, infant reflexes, identifying and understanding when and where to refer babies with structural dysfunction, developing a collaborative team and integrating all of these resources in attaining functional breastfeeding competency. The course stresses a collaborative assessment of neurologic and biomechanical function as it affects breastfeeding, through infant reflexes and a demonstration as to how the IBCLC and manual therapist can utilise reflexes and facilitate their integration through movement.


With successful completion of the three-day Master Class, the experienced IBCLC will be able to define the strategies involved in functional assessment and habilitation of the breastfeeding dyad, educate families accordingly, develop a sustainable and achievable care plan and the capacity to share relevant information with colleagues towards the goal of collaboration and enhanced knowledge in the field of advanced lactation. In addition, the IBCLC will be able to reference a compendium of effective exercises and tools for facilitating oral habilitation, sucking skills and body movement. They will be able to use multiple strategies to confidently educate families on the use and rationale behind the care plan developed for infants with complex feeding difficulties.


CERPs Approval CLT114-33: Total hours 24
Total CERPS allocated: 20L CERPs 3R CERPs 1E CERPs

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