Moving the IBCLC® Forward: A Workshop on Improving Access to Clinical Care

Workshop
January 29, 2022
1:00 – 4:30pm EST

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Equity, licensure, and reimbursement—fundamentals to IBCLC® care

How to get paid for what you do

Is licensure discriminatory?
Do you want to move the dial on achieving access to care for ALL families?
Want to know how to take action?
Delve into these topics with us on January 29, 2022 in a virtual workshop from 1:00-4:30pm EST on
issues of importance, controversy, and concern.

Agenda

Promoting the IBCLC® through licensure

  • Who, what, why of licensure

  • How does licensure happen?

  • Addressing misperceptions and concerns

  • Outcomes of licensure

Speaker: Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

Charting the course for reimbursement

  • Who pays for lactation consultation?

  • Who can get paid for lactation consultation

  • Basics of coding

Speaker: Leah Aldridge, JD, IBCLC

Debunking myths: Diversity, access, and licensure

  • Competing narratives about licensure

  • Reaching for diversity in the lactation consultant profession

  • Improving access to care in diverse populations

  • Achieving equity in breastfeeding

Speakers: Alicia Simpson, MS, RD, IBCLC, LD and Feeding Therapist, Audrey Thompson, RN, IBCLC, CCE, BBA , Olga Garcia Gomez, IBCLC

Speakers

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

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Leah Aldridge, JD, IBCLC

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Alicia C. Simpson, MS, RD, IBCLC, LD

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Audrey K. Thompson, BBA, RN, IBCLC, LC, CCE, CLPD, IME-C

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Olga Garcia Gomez, Nutritionist, IBCLC

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