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Lactation Consultant Preparation Course

Dates: August, 4, 5, 6 and 11, 12, 13

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Howard University
2041 Georgia Avenue NW/Room 3E69
Washington, DC 20001

Contact Information:

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Commitment: I am committed to attending all 6 sessions of the course
I am unable to attend all 6 sessions of the course
Dietary Restrictions: I have no dietary restrictions.
I have the following dietary restrictions:

IBCLC Exam I plan to sit for the IBCLC exam in 2017

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Please check here if you are a person of color.

In an effort to help improve the diversity of the lactation consultant profession, this course is available at a reduced cost of $100.00 for people of color through a collaborative agreement between Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere and the DC Breastfeeding Coalition. Additionally, the course is a reduced cost of $100.00 for people from eligible birthing facilities, participating in the Creating a Baby-Friendly District of Columbia Initiative. Registration is limited to 20 individuals. To apply for a scholarship, please complete the following application:

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Are you applying to take the IBCLC 2017 exam?
If not, will you be applying to take the IBCLC 2018 exam?
Which IBLCE Pathway are you selecting?
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Have you completed the rest of the requirements to sit for the exam? Yes
After taking this course, I will still need to complete the following exam requirements: (check all that apply)
Clinical Practice Hours
14 Health Science Courses
Academic Program in Human Lactation

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