20 Hour CEU/CERPs Breastfeeding Course

20 hour breastfeeding course

Your Instructor

Nikki Lee RN, BSN, MS, Mother of 2, Grandmother of 1, ANLC, IBCLC, CCE, CIMI, RYT500
Nikki Lee has no influencing financial relationships nor any commercial support for this course.

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Course Benefits

  • All 12 sessions: 20.25 nursing contact hours / 20 L-CERPs
  • 4 consecutive sessions: 6.75 nursing contact hours / 6.67 L-CERPs
  • Networking, small & large group discussions

Summer 2024 Course Dates

Saturday classes, held on Zoom
Schedule: 9am-11am – 2 hour break – 1pm-3pm CST

July 13 (sessions 1&2),  July 20 (sessions 3&4)
August 10 (sessions 5&6),  August 17 (sessions 7&8)
September 14 (sessions 9&10),  September 21 (sessions 11&12)

Fall 2024 Course Dates

Wednesday classes, held on Zoom
Schedule: 9am-11am – 2 hour break – 1pm-3pm CST

October 16 (sessions 1&2),  October 23 (sessions 3&4)
November 13 (sessions 5&6),  November 20 (sessions 7&8)
December 11 (sessions 9&10),  December 18 (sessions 11&12)

Fees & Scholarships

  • $100 USD
  • $50 USD for black, brown, and indigenous people: immigrants & refugees. Folks in low-income countries.

Scholarships, barter, and trade available, email to discuss.

Payment options include: Venmo, check, money order, Western Union.


Course Outline

Sessions 1, 2, 3, and 4: Guidelines and resources from international, national, and local organizations. Conversationsand words that work. Teaching pregnant people. Anatomy and physiology of milk making. The value of skin-to-skincare. Hospital Policies and Practices that support exclusive breastfeeding.

Sessions 5, 6, 7 and 8: Contraindications to breastfeeding. Assisting mothers of term infants. Identifying hallmarks ofeffective breastfeeding. Supporting breastfeeding and human milk feeding in the NICU. Teaching bottle-feeding sothat baby can regulate its intake. Hypoglycemia and jaundice. Counseling families who use infant formula.Breastfeeding the baby with special health care needs.

Sessions 9, 10, 11 and 12: Management techniques for common breastfeeding problems in the first weeks.Supplementation of the breastfed baby. Using pumps, aides and devices. Breastfeeding as a public health strategy.Social determinants of health. The Baby Friendly™ Hospital Initiative. Celebrating your strengths.

This continuing education activity was approved by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit , an accredited approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.