Lactation CERPs Online - IBCLC Continuing Education Recognition Points

Looking for CERPs? Our upcoming GOLD Lactation Online Conference will offer 25.25 CERPs (22.5 L-CERPs and 3 E-CERPs) plus 6 CERPs for each of our Add-on Lecture Packs (Bodywork & Private Practice). Registration closes May 15, 2016. Presentations start becoming available April 11th. Download CERPs certificate starting May 5th.

Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) are available to lactation consultants through workshops, seminars and online education. The GOLD Lactation Conference provides Online CERPs for IBCLC Lactation Consultants that require CERPs for IBCLC Recertification or eligibility for writing the IBCLE Certification Exam.

The presentations at GOLD Lactation are reviewed and certified by the IBCLE and each presentation is award a specific category of CERP. Click here to see the Continuing Education CERPs awarded at this year's conference.

The types of CERPs available:

L-CERPs / Lactation CERPs

Education specific to lactation consultants
Related topics include:

  • Culture and breastfeeding
  • Breast anatomy and lactation
  • Breastfeeding management and research
  • Lactation-specific Nutrition
  • Clinical skills for IBCLCs
  • Clinical documentation for IBCLCs

E-CERPs / Ethical CERPs / E-CERPs for IBCLC

Education more specifically on ethics of practice for IBCLC Lactation Consultants.
Related topics include:

  • Conflicts of interests
  • Informed consent
  • Ethics and lactation consultants
  • The WHO Code & International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes
  • Copyrights & Intellectual Property
  • Human rights and infant feeding
  • Colleague’s ethics

R-CERPs / Related CERPs

Professional education that is related to the work of an IBCLC, but is not specifically about breastfeeding or ethics,
Related topics include:

  • Anatomy
  • Postpartum depression
  • Nutrition (non lactation-specific)
  • Family dynamics
  • Research methods and statistics
  • Culture and health practices
  • Adult education
  • Communication skills