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FSU Home Visiting Summer Training Institute

June 26th - 30th, 2023

Don't Miss Out!

We are celebrating a return to our in-person Orlando training with our inaugural FSU Home Visiting Summer Training Institute! Join us for 5 action packed days of learning, networking, and playing in Florida's destination of choice beautiful Orlando!
Training Time:

20-Hour Breastfeeding Counselor Course (Pacific Time)
Location: Virtual
   Thursday, April 13, 2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
   Thursday, April 20, 2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
   Thursday, April 27, 2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Price: $550.00 (per seat)


Course Requirements
The 20-hour course will be covered in three live virtual sessions Thursday April 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2023. The time for each session is 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Pacific Time (12:00 am - 7:00 pm Eastern Time). It is designed for those who wish to gain knowledge in the basics of breastfeeding and lactation management and use strategies to increase initiation and duration rates. 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. 

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 Instructors

Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC

Kimberly Marshall, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Continuing Education

FSU Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy is a Florida Board of Nursing-approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-4373.

This program is approved for 20 CEUs.

20 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Verification Number C2022282.


Training Full
Registration Closes April 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM
or when available seats are filled, whichever comes first.

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Florida State University
Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy
1339 East Lafayette Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

FEID: 59-1961248