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The International Lactation Consultant Association® Annual Conference

Learn from the leading experts
around the globe.
Get the clinical skills you need to serve families in your community.
Connect with the advocates improving lactation outcomes worldwide and bring your voice to the table.

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Earn Up to 22 Continuing Education Credits
from 99 Presenters
joining us from 11 Countries!

 

ILCA 2019 Annual Conference

Whatever your goals, find the sessions, connections, and relationships to make your vision a reality.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT - PRE-CONFERENCE

ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE)®. Our approval number is CLT-108-7. The pre-conference is approved for 4 CERPS. ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Our approval number is ILCA-P0286. Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing. The pre-conference is approved for 4 Contact Hours. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT - GENERAL CONFERENCE

ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with IBLCE®. Our approval number is CLT-108-7. The general conference is approved for 18 CERPS. ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Our approval number is ILCA-P0286. Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing. The general conference is approved for 18 Contact Hours. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designate this educational for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit participation in the activity. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

  • Facilitate skill development and global networking among lactation specialists in an inclusive environment
  • Disseminate research related to human lactation and encourage its integration in clinical practice
  • Facilitate greater development of cultural humility among lactation specialists
  • Promote ethical, evidence-based practice that protects the wellbeing of breastfeeding/chestfeeding/lactating families in diverse contexts
  • Promote breastfeeding/chestfeeding as the biological norm for feeding and nurturing infants and young children
  • Promote equitable access to lactation, skilled lactation care, and the IBCLC® profession
  • Promote support of families' informed decisions regarding lactation
  • Promote lactation-supportive practices in health care, social service, and community settings