Do you shudder at the thought of trying to master the toughest topics on the IBLCE exam? Do you even know what topics give most IBLCE exam candidates the most trouble? Do you wish someone would take you under their wing and make it all more manageable for you?
Make your wish come true! Join Marie for this series of six of the toughest test topics. Watch webcasts, listen to audiocasts, do fun learning activities, read research articles and other documents from the web, and test your skills with review questions.
Credits: Each course earn CERPs and some also earn contact hours. Please note that not all programs in a course may be eligible for contact hours. Click the links to the individual program descriptions above for more information.
Expiration Date:You will have access to the these programs for one year from the date of purhase. To earn credits, the programs must be completed prior to the expiration date. Program expiration dates can be extended at the discretion of Breastfeeding Outlook.
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|Tough Topics Courses||Lactation Exam Review|
|Credits||Varies by Individual Course||25 CERPs; 19 Contact Hours|
|Goal||Prepare to Pass the IBLCE Exam||Prepare to pass the IBLCE Exam|
|Target Audience||Learners who may have earned some credits, but have not had a comprehensive course covering all disciplines and chronological periods of the IBLCE exam content outline in a highly structured way. Courses that do not include thorough instruction on use of pumps and technology, ethics, research methodologies and statistics, pharmacokinetics, or growth and development of the older baby do not cover all of the IBLCE exam content outline.
Learners that have failed the exam in the past, or have minimal clinical experience, or minimal college education in health sciences.
|Learners who have already taken a comprehensive course and need to spot-check and update their knowledge in all disciplines and chronological periods of the IBLCE exam content outline.
Recertifying IBCLCs that have successfully passed the IBLCE exam at least once.
|Breadth of Topics||Covers only 6 of the toughest topics on the IBLCE exam||Covers all disciplines and chronological periods of the IBLCE exam content outline|
|Depth||More in-depth coverage of each of the 6 topics||Less in-depth coverage of each topic|
|Target Audience Experience||Presumes that participants have a rudimentary ability to manage clinical lactation issues and a well-balanced variety of experiences within a supervision structure appropriate to their training.||Presumes that learners have been fully accountable for managing clinical lactation issues for a variety of mother-infant dyads, well or ill, in prenatal, labor/delivery, early postpartum, and early childhood situations.|
|Format||Completely online. Includes a content outline and review questions for each topic.||About 12 hours online and 13 hours in-person and onsite at several major US cities. Includes a content outline for each online topic and a course manual for the live portion of the course.|
|Exam-like questions||Yes. Over 50 questions with answers and rationale.||Yes. Over 50 questions with answers and rationale.|
|On-Site Mini-Exam||Not included since the individual help cannot mimic the in-person experience.||An on-the-spot, computerized analysis of 50 questions is provided for each individual to identify strengths and weaknesses.|
|New Research||Integrates new research throughout the course||Calls out the latest research that contradicts or augments previously-published research.|
|Perspective||Builds awareness of U.S. culture and controversies and how to deal with them in practice; some attention given to international issues as a springboard to help the candidate learn more.||Highlights international issues as they relate to possible IBLCE exam questions|
|Vocabulary||Provides and/or reinforces vocabulary lists and help with learning medical and clinical jargon related to lactation.||Assumes that learner knows and understands most clinical terms and jargon used.|
|Hours of pre-course preparation||None||About 12 hours, depending on the learner|
|Price||$99 each / $495 for all 6 topics||$399 Early-Bird / $449 Regular|
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