New Lactation Education & Consultant Program Now Available at Portland Community College!

Portland Community College is starting a new Lactation Education & Consultant Program this spring - Applications are due January 17th, 2014.

About the Program
PCC's Lactation Education and Consultant Program provides comprehensive lactation training for students who want to improve their lactation skills, and for students who want to become certified as International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).

The PCC Lactation Education and Consultant Program offers high quality lactation training that combines the unique experience of in-person classes and online education. PCC is committed to attracting applicants from racially, culturally and ethnically diverse communities who aspire to become IBCLCs.

This program is located at the Rock Creek Campus. The course of study is based on objectives, guidelines and competencies established by the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). IBCLC is the credential that demonstrates excellence and proven competence to provide lactation and breastfeeding care to mothers and children worldwide. Lactation consulting is an exciting and expanding health field.

Click here for the program overview, admissions information and links to the Lactation Consultant certificate application and advising guide. For more information, please contact Portland Community College directly at 971-722-7767 |[email protected].

 

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