LACT 1111 Lactation Practicum II

This clinical experience guides the student through pre and post-partum management of lactation in doctors offices, clinics and hospitals. Students will use research, counseling, assessment, and documentation skills through clinical practice under the supervision of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). Students will work with the pregnant woman in education and assessment skills for prenatal breast exam and lactation history. The students will assist the breastfeeding dyad with positive breastfeeding clinical practices through education and counseling; to include teaching a breastfeeding class. Students will assist with and evaluate feedings based on learned criteria. Students will also demonstrate correct documentation of lactation history and assessments. The student may work with Nurse Practitioners, Physicians and breastfeeding peer counselors under the direct supervision of an IBCLC. The student must have 100 hours of clinical practice in this semester. Observation hours may NOT be used for Pathway 2 requirements for IBLCE.




Program Admission LACT 1101 LACT 1102 LACT 1110


LACT 1103 LACT 1104