The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition is committed to the health and wellbeing of our attendees’ and instructors’ and will therefore be moving the KBC/IABLE courses online. The courses will be taught in two consecutive 1/2-day sessions in a “live” format to optimize participant interaction with the exception of the one-day Breastfeeding Basics course on August 24th.
The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition, in partnership with the Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding & Lactation Education (IABLE), offers the following breastfeeding courses for those who support breastfeeding families:
Breastfeeding Basics Online Course
|Nov. 19-20, 2020 (1-5 pm each day)||Registration HERE|
|Feb. 18-19, 2021 (1-5 pm each day)||Registration coming!|
|June 17-18, 2021 (1-5 pm each day)||Registration coming!|
Beyond the Basics: Next Steps in Breastfeeding Knowledge and Skills Online
Beyond the Basics is intended for those with experience providing breastfeeding support to families. It is assumed that attendees feel competent to counsel healthy parents on positioning, latch, and establishing/maintaining a milk supply in uncomplicated situations. It is NOT recommended for WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors or those new to the field of breastfeeding support.
|Nov. 5-6, 2020 (1-5 pm each day)||Registration HERE|
|Feb. 25-26, 2021 (1-5 pm each day)||Registration coming!|
|June 24-25, 2021 (1-5 pm each day)||Registration coming!|
Registration fee – $110 per course, which includes the following:
- 6.25 nursing contact hours for the Breastfeeding Basics course and 6.5 nursing contact hours for the Beyond the Basics course as approved by the University of Kansas Health System, an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 6.5 (L) Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) for each course for lactation support providers. Approval # CLT117-04.
- 7.5 continuing education clock hours for each course for Kansas licensed dietitians. Long-Term Sponsorship number: D1382
- IABLE & KBC memberships