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This Lactation Consultant Pathway 1 professional certificate program expands the clinical knowledge of the breastfeeding professional who interfaces with the breastfeeding client by understanding problems of clinical management. Certification as a lactation consultant is approved preparation for healthcare providers who interact and triage infant nutrition problems and concerns. The course of study is based on objectives, guidelines and competencies established by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). Although UC San Diego does not issue the credential of Lactation Consultant, they support the IBLCE.

Note: This course must be taken for a letter grade. Course content expires December 31, 2023. No one in a position to control content has a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company.
Continuing Education hours: 

IBCLC: UC San Diego Extension is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Approval Number CLT-118-01.

ANCC: UC San Diego, Division of Extended Studies is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

RN: UC San Diego Extension is an approved provider of relicensure credit for registered nurses by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider number 00058.

Course Number: RMED-40030
Credit: 12.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Lactation Consultant: Pathway 1

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