This Train the trainer course for the 20 Hour Baby-Friendly Course is being hosted by Swedish American Family Birthplace in Rockford, IL. Cost for the course is $545.00 for early-bird registration, $595.00 regular registration, and $25.00 discount for group registrations.
For more information you can contact Lorna Utley at firstname.lastname@example.org, (815) 985-0464 or by contacting Healthy Children at (508) 888-8044.
Learn to Teach the 20 Hour Course
(Applied Teaching Methods in Lactation Education for Health Professionals, Educators and Staff who Support the WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative)
February 6 - 10, 2012 in Rockford, IL
Contact Hours:RNs: 45; RDs: 34; CLCs: 45; IBCLCs: 45.0L CERPs; College Credits: 2, MCH 332
This course is designed to train those who will teach the 20 hour course required by the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative for training health professionals, educators and staff. This offering provides a weeklong learning laboratory to assist participants in mastering the materials, methods and scientific evidence that form the basis of the 20 Hour Course (as developed by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, and adapted for the US by Healthy Children Project). This course is organized around the concepts, strategies and applications involved in adult learning, Utilizing these concepts, participants will present sections of the 20 hour course to other participants (topics and materials will be assigned on-site). In addition, barriers and strategies to implementing the Ten Steps will be addressed. It is recommended that learners have a firm understanding of the basic concepts of lactation before taking this course. Click to download the flyer and registration form.