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      November 12, 2019

      Tuesday   7:30 AM (on various days)

      3600 N. Stemmons Freeway , Suite 190
      Dallas, Texas 75247

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      Clinical Lactation Practicum in Dallas

      The Clinical Lactation Practicum (CLP) focuses on increasing knowledge of lactation problems and methods of intervention. The CLP provides an opportunity for direct observation, instruction, and hands-on demonstration of breastfeeding support and counseling. Students shadow experienced hospital and clinic-based International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).  The Practicum is a two-day course and limited to two students per class date offered. The first day will be observation at a local hospital, observing an IBCLC. The second day is at the Lactation Care Center, observing and practicing hands-on assistance with clients. . This learning opportunity is provided to current Texas WIC employees only. Similar learning opportunities will be available in the future for non-WIC students.  The Practicum offers specific dates for degreed and non-degreed students. Degreed professionals include degreed, licensed, and board certified professionals such as nurses, dietitians, nutritionists, and IBCLCs. Non-degreed para-professionals include Peer Counselors, WIC Certifying Specialists, WIC clerks, etc.  Students will need to provide proof of immunizations and may also be required to complete patient safety modules in advance to comply with the hosting hospital’s policy regarding patient safety and liability. Therefore, registration must be submitted at least 6 weeks in advance. The complete immunization documentation must be sent to the Lactation Care Center at least 3 weeks prior to the class date or you will be cancelled from the class.  Please refer to this list prior to registering for a class: DATES FOR DEGREED STUDENTS January, March, May, September, and November No class in July due to vacations. DATES FOR NON-DEGREED STUDENTS February, April, June, August, and October No class in December due to holidays. Prerequisites* Current Texas WIC employee Completion of Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) and Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving (LCPS) classes no more than 5 years prior to attending IBCLCs interested in attending are exempt from the pre-requisite courses.  * Students may register for the CLP prior to completing the pre-requisites as long as both classes have been completed prior to attending your CLP.  Continuing Education Credit You must attend the entire course in order to receive continuing education contact hours. No partial credit will be given. Individuals missing any portion of either day, arriving late or leaving early will not be eligible for contact hours or a certificate of attendance. 7.0 L‐CERPs recognised by IBLCE. 7.0 instructional hours in topics on the IBLCE Exam Blueprint. IBLCE Provider Approval Number CLT113-15. 

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