Halton Region Woodlands Paramedic Building
1179 Bronte Road
Oakville, ON L6M4G4
HBFI Standing on Solid Ground: Practice Ethics for Lactation Consultants Breastfeeding Course is of specific interest to individuals preparing to undertake the lactation consultant (IBCLC) examination, as it provides Ethics CERPs (6 E CERPs applied for), which can be difficult to obtain.
This is a full day interdisciplinary workshop to facilitate collaboration and knowledge translation around the influence and potential impact of the health care professional role within the context of breastfeeding and lactation support. Course hours are 8:45am to 4:00pm.
Kathy Venter - RN, IBCLC
Individuals preparing to undertake the lactation consultant (IBCLC) examination (for the first time, or for recertification purposes).
Participants should have a good knowledge base of lactaction support, and have already completed several breastfeeding education courses. Ideally, participants will have completed level 1 and 2 WHO/Unicef 20 hour breastfeeding courses.
The purpose of this workshop is to explore and discuss the scope of practice and ethical issues surrounding breastfeeding/lactation support and the IBCLC.
Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
What is your cancellation policy?
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative reserves the right to cancel any course due to under-enrollment, instructor illness, or inclement weather. If a course is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, Halton BFI will attempt to reschedule on the earliest possible date available. Halton BFI is not responsible for any additional costs incurred by attendees due to cancellation or rescheduling.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
If you need to cancel your registration, please email us as soon as possible. All course cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee.
If your cancellation is received
You may also request a one-time transfer to a later course date (if available) by emailing us. However, if you choose this option and are unable to attend the course you transferred to, no refund will be issued.
Please note that if a refund is issued, it may take up to 10 business days to process and receive your money back.
Is there a discount available for local (within Halton region) attendees?
There is no local attendee discount for this course.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable to someone else?
Yes, this option is available. Please see next FAQ below for information on changing attendee name.
Is it okay if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Your name must match the name on your registration.You have the option of updating your registration information by logging into Eventbrite or following the link provided on your confirmation email at any time before the event.
Can I update my registration information?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to make any changes to your registration.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You do not need to print your tickets, but please keep your confirmation email handy just in case we need to verify your purchase.
How do I get a payment receipt?
The order confirmation you receive by email after registering is your official payment receipt. You can also log in to your Eventbrite account to print your order confirmation (this is also your official payment receipt).
Is tuition assistance available?
If you are a Registered Nurse in Ontario, you may be eligible for tuition funding from the RNAO. Review the information on the RNAO website for further details. Please note that funding is not guaranteed. Keep the registration confirmation email from Eventbrite - this is your receipt of payment you will need to submit to RNAO.
Are CERPS provided for this course?
Yes, 6 L CERPS are provided. You must attend for the full day to qualify for CERPs and obtain your course completion certificate.
Is parking available onsite?
Yes, free parking is available onsite!
What room is the course held in?
You will receive an email approximately 1 week prior to the course start date with details of what room the course is in.
What are the course hours?
The course runs from 8:45am to 4:00pm.
Are refreshments/food provided at the course?
Morning beverages, and lunch are provided. If you have special dietary requests, please email us at email@example.com
What should I bring with me to the course?
Can I bring my breastfeeding infant with me to the workshop?
Babies in arms are welcome at the course, however some parents find it hard to concentrate, especially with an older baby. We also ask that if your baby is disruptive that you step outside to calm them down. There is an indoor area outside the classroom you can go to with your baby if needed.
I'm coming from out of town, is there hotel accommodation nearby the venue?
There are 3 hotels close to the course location:
Holiday Inn and Suites Oakville
2525 Wyecroft Rd. Oakville L6L 6P8
Quality Suites Oakville
754 Bronte Rd. Oakville L6L 6R8
Staybridge Suites Oakville
2511 Wyecroft Road Oakville L6L 6P8
*Please note that we do not endorse any of these hotels, they are provided for informational purposes only.*
Are courses available outside of Halton?
Please contact the Quintessence Foundation for information about courses in other areas.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative is a non-profit community coalition. Our members include professionals, hospital staff, public health staff and members of the public who are passionate about breastfeeding. Our mission is to support, protect and promote breastfeeding in the Halton community. We provide breastfeeding education courses for professionals, create resources and raise awareness about breastfeeding at community events.