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The Pathway 2 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 LEAARC.

Contact Hours: 120 hours. Contact hours are awarded for the completion of assignments and a final grade of Pass/80% (B-) or higher. The instructors for this course have no conflicts of interest to disclose. This course was last updated 2023. Content is reviewed and updated as needed but no longer than 3 years. The expiration date for this course is December 31, 2026.

Other Credits: 120 hours of continuing education credit

Note: Continuing Education hours: 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.

Course Number: RMED-40032
Credit: 12.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Lactation Consultant: Pathway 2

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