Training

Breastfeeding

For on-site or virtual training opportunities, please email m.richey@fsu.edu


20-Hour Breastfeeding Counselor Course
Location: Virtual, FL
Date: Friday, July 30, 2021 — Friday, August 13, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Price: $550.00 (per seat)




Description:

Course Requirements
The 20-hour course will be covered in three live virtual sessions - Friday, July 30th, August 6th, and August 13th. The time for each session is 9:00am-4:00 pm EST. It is designed for those who wish to gain knowledge in the basics of breastfeeding and lactation management. This course is intended for nurses, home visitors, doulas, and community-based health educators.

This course is based on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, with content geared toward community-based providers. The course meets the standards of USBC Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services, WHO/UNICEF, and Florida Healthy Start training requirements. Increasing breastfeeding duration is also a goal of the Florida MIECHV program (Benchmark 1: Maternal and Child Health).

Course Requirements
Participation in all LIVE sessions.
Participants will be required to pass an online posttest after completing the training.
Computer access with audio, video, internet access, and familiarization with Zoom.
A doll, stuffed animal, or infant model 20-25 inches in length.
Participants must read The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (Rev. Edition) prior to the start of the first session. This book, along with other training materials, will be mailed to participants 2 weeks prior to the training.

Course Instructor
Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and received her Master’s in Public Health from Florida International University. Ms. Richey’s 20-year career includes work in hospitals and public health programs including WIC. Her training experience includes her current position with Florida State University, as well previous work with the Florida Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, Florida Healthy Start, and Healthy Families Florida.

Continuing Education
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922.
This program meets the requirements for up to 19.5 contact hours. This program is approved for 19 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Approval Number C2002222.

Registration Closes Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM
or when available seats are filled, whichever comes first.



20-Hour Breastfeeding Counselor Course (Pacific Time Zone)
Location: Virtual, FL
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021 — Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Price: $550.00 (per seat)




Description:

Course Requirements
The 20-hour course will be covered in three live virtual sessions - Thursday, September 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The time for each session is 9:00am-4:00 pm Pacific Time. It is designed for those who wish to gain knowledge in the basics of breastfeeding and lactation management. This course is intended for nurses, home visitors, doulas, and community-based health educators.

This course is based on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, with content geared toward community-based providers. The course meets the standards of USBC Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services, WHO/UNICEF, and Florida Healthy Start training requirements. Increasing breastfeeding duration is also a goal of the Florida MIECHV program (Benchmark 1: Maternal and Child Health).

Course Requirements
Participation in all LIVE sessions.
Participants will be required to pass an online posttest after completing the training.
Computer access with audio, video, internet access, and familiarization with Zoom.
A doll, stuffed animal, or infant model 20-25 inches in length.
Participants must read The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (Rev. Edition) prior to the start of the first session. This book, along with other training materials, will be mailed to participants 2 weeks prior to the training.

Course Instructor
Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and received her Master’s in Public Health from Florida International University. Ms. Richey’s 20-year career includes work in hospitals and public health programs including WIC. Her training experience includes her current position with Florida State University, as well previous work with the Florida Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, Florida Healthy Start, and Healthy Families Florida.

Continuing Education
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922.
This program meets the requirements for up to 19.5 contact hours. This program is approved for 19 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Approval Number C2002222.

Registration Closes Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM
or when available seats are filled, whichever comes first.



20-Hour Breastfeeding Counselor Course (Eastern Time Zone)
Location: Virtual, FL
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021 — Thursday, October 28, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Price: $550.00 (per seat)




Description:

Course Requirements
The 20-hour course will be covered in three live virtual sessions - Thursday, October 14th, 21st, and 28th. The time for each session is 9:00am-4:00 pm Eastern Time. It is designed for those who wish to gain knowledge in the basics of breastfeeding and lactation management. This course is intended for nurses, home visitors, doulas, and community-based health educators.

This course is based on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, with content geared toward community-based providers. The course meets the standards of USBC Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services, WHO/UNICEF, and Florida Healthy Start training requirements. Increasing breastfeeding duration is also a goal of the Florida MIECHV program (Benchmark 1: Maternal and Child Health).

Course Requirements
Participation in all LIVE sessions.
Participants will be required to pass an online posttest after completing the training.
Computer access with audio, video, internet access, and familiarization with Zoom.
A doll, stuffed animal, or infant model 20-25 inches in length.
Participants must read The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (Rev. Edition) prior to the start of the first session. This book, along with other training materials, will be mailed to participants 2 weeks prior to the training.

Course Instructor
Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and received her Master’s in Public Health from Florida International University. Ms. Richey’s 20-year career includes work in hospitals and public health programs including WIC. Her training experience includes her current position with Florida State University, as well previous work with the Florida Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, Florida Healthy Start, and Healthy Families Florida.

Continuing Education
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922.
This program meets the requirements for up to 19.5 contact hours. This program is approved for 19 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Approval Number C2002222.

Registration Closes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM
or when available seats are filled, whichever comes first.



20-Hour Breastfeeding Counselor Course (Pacific Time Zone)
Location: Virtual, FL
Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 — Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Price: $550.00 (per seat)




Description:

Course Requirements
The 20-hour course will be covered in three live virtual sessions - Wednesday, November 3rd, 10th, and 17th. The time for each session is 9:00am-4:00 pm Pacific Time. It is designed for those who wish to gain knowledge in the basics of breastfeeding and lactation management. This course is intended for nurses, home visitors, doulas, and community-based health educators.

This course is based on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, with content geared toward community-based providers. The course meets the standards of USBC Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services, WHO/UNICEF, and Florida Healthy Start training requirements. Increasing breastfeeding duration is also a goal of the Florida MIECHV program (Benchmark 1: Maternal and Child Health).

Course Requirements
Participation in all LIVE sessions.
Participants will be required to pass an online posttest after completing the training.
Computer access with audio, video, internet access, and familiarization with Zoom.
A doll, stuffed animal, or infant model 20-25 inches in length.
Participants must read The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (Rev. Edition) prior to the start of the first session. This book, along with other training materials, will be mailed to participants 2 weeks prior to the training.

Course Instructor
Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and received her Master’s in Public Health from Florida International University. Ms. Richey’s 20-year career includes work in hospitals and public health programs including WIC. Her training experience includes her current position with Florida State University, as well previous work with the Florida Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, Florida Healthy Start, and Healthy Families Florida.

Continuing Education
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922.
This program meets the requirements for up to 19.5 contact hours. This program is approved for 19 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Approval Number C2002222.

Registration Closes Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM
or when available seats are filled, whichever comes first.



20-Hour Breastfeeding Counselor Course (Eastern Time Zone)
Location: Virtual, FL
Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021 — Thursday, December 16, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Price: $550.00 (per seat)




Description:

Course Requirements
The 20-hour course will be covered in three live virtual sessions - Thursday, December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The time for each session is 9:00am-4:00 pm Eastern Time. It is designed for those who wish to gain knowledge in the basics of breastfeeding and lactation management. This course is intended for nurses, home visitors, doulas, and community-based health educators.

This course is based on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, with content geared toward community-based providers. The course meets the standards of USBC Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services, WHO/UNICEF, and Florida Healthy Start training requirements. Increasing breastfeeding duration is also a goal of the Florida MIECHV program (Benchmark 1: Maternal and Child Health).

Course Requirements
Participation in all LIVE sessions.
Participants will be required to pass an online posttest after completing the training.
Computer access with audio, video, internet access, and familiarization with Zoom.
A doll, stuffed animal, or infant model 20-25 inches in length.
Participants must read The American Academy of Pediatrics New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding (Rev. Edition) prior to the start of the first session. This book, along with other training materials, will be mailed to participants 2 weeks prior to the training.

Course Instructor
Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and received her Master’s in Public Health from Florida International University. Ms. Richey’s 20-year career includes work in hospitals and public health programs including WIC. Her training experience includes her current position with Florida State University, as well previous work with the Florida Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, Florida Healthy Start, and Healthy Families Florida.

Continuing Education
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922.
This program meets the requirements for up to 19.5 contact hours. This program is approved for 19 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Approval Number C2002222.

Registration Closes Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM
or when available seats are filled, whichever comes first.