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LATCH on IE 

Lactation, Assessment, Training, Competencies for Hospitals

Group A: Virtual Competency Days:

September 19th and October 10th 9AM-4:30PM PT    (In Person Skills Day October 24th)

Group B: Virtual Competency Days: 

September 25th and October 16th 9AM-4:30PM PT    (In Person Skills Day October 23rd)

June 4th 2024 Virtual Skills Day ONLY

Zoom, 9am-12:30pm

Required at Registration:

-Upload certificate of completion, Breastfeeding Education course within the last 3 years

AND

-Pass the 50 question knowledge test with a score of 85% or better

ABOUT LATCH on IE

WHO: Calling all nurses from IE Hospitals with Perinatal Units 

WHAT: LATCH on IE is a three part course offered by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition. The course includes 2 Virtual Competency Days and 1 In Person Skills Day. Participants must attend all online virtual and in person days.  

WHERE: The 2 competency days will be virtually hosted on Zoom. The skills day will be held at IEHP in San Bernardino, CA. 

WHEN: When registering, choose either group A or Group B

Group A: Virtual Competency Days: September 19th and October 10th 9AM-4:30PM PT (In Person Skills Day October 24th)

Group B: Virtual Competency Days: September 25th and October 16th 9AM-4:30PM PT (In Person Skills Day October 23rd)

Pilot Virtual Skills Day: June 4th 2024 9AM-12:30PM PST (Participation contingent on uploaded certificate of Breastfeeding Education completion within the last 3 years and passing a 50 question knowledge test with a score of 85% or better

WHY:  Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in Hospitals, 2013, Senate Bill 402, De Leon, Health and Safety Code 123367

Requires all general acute care hospitals and special hospitals with perinatal units to adopt, by January 1, 2025, The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, as adopted by Baby-Friendly USA, per the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, or an alternate process adopted by a health care service plan that includes evidenced-based policies and practices and targeted outcomes, or the Model Hospital Policy Recommendations.

FREE Course Scholarships made possible with the generous support of First 5 San Bernardino.

Space is limited. Registration will close when courses are full.

Questions, email:  latchon@iebreastfeeding.org

                                                                 LATCH on IE will provide the training required in Step 2 of the 10 Steps to Baby Friendly.

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Need more help with the other steps?

Join our Quarterly Hospital Collaborative Meetings for resources and networking.

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