Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Online Training Course
PAC/LAC is pleased to offer a negotiated rate for our members. For example, the Individual Registered Nurse course is $125. For PAC/LAC members it is offered for $50.
To register for the following courses please contact Juanita Spears at
Healthcare Course for Registered Nurses: $50
Provider Course for Physicians/Midwives: $35
Public Health Course for Public Health Nurses: $20
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For NICU Registered Nurses and Baby-Friendly Add-in Courses, please visit:
Updated Outlines and Learning Plans: Breastfeeding the NICU Infant Course Outline, Provider Course Outline, Learning Plan for Nursing Staff, Public Health Nurse Course Outline, Provider Learning Plan and Module Timesheet, Healthcare Course Outline
Lactation Education Specialist
Course prepares community health workers and others working to promote health and wellness for families to become lactation educators. This 45-hour course covers basic breastfeeding management such as basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, positioning and latch, common breastfeeding challenges, counseling skills, early postpartum management, alternative feeding methods, creating a prenatal breastfeeding class, local and global public health considerations and more. Upon completion of the course, graduates may use the title “Certificated Lactation Education Specialist” (CLES). This designation is valid for 5 years from date the certificate is issued. Renewal is offered by application only.
Upcoming Courses: October 2021
Dates: October 5, 12, 19, 26, & November 2, 9
Times: 8:30a – 12:30p PST LIVE (with additional self-study modules due weekly)
Price: $550 (early bird pricing available until September 21!)
Are you ready to become a Lactation Educator? This is a 6-week online class incorporating weekly live lecture (via Zoom) and self-paced, self-study modules full of engaging, evidence-based, culturally informed content.
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