1.5 L-CERPs + 1.5 CEUs

How to Run an
Outpatient Lactation Consult

Annie Frisbie MA, IBCLC
Course description
What exactly happens during a lactation consult?

Sure, you know what you need clinically–but what do you do when you arrive at someone’s house and the baby is crying? Learn how to plan ahead, create a structure for your consults–and be flexible in the moment.
Meet the Instructor

Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC

Annie Frisbie MA, IBCLC has been a lactation consultant in private practice in New York City since 2011. She is also the creator of the Lactation Private Practice Essential Toolkit and the accompanying Lactation Private Practice Essential Course, and is the co-host of the Lactation Business Coaching Podcast. In 2018 Annie was honored with the US Lactation Consultant Association's President's Award, "awarding those that demonstrate extraordinary service to the association and profession." 
Annie has a BA from Franklin and Marshall College with a double major in American Studies & Theatre, Dance, and Film, and an MA in Cinema Studies from New York University. She lives in Queens, New York with her husband, their two children, and their two cats. 
Patrick Jones - Course author

Learners say 

This short course was packed full of practical and helpful information to help both new and experienced IBCLCs structure and manage a private practice consult.

Meridith Lohse, IBCLC

Annie breaks down how to run your consult from intake to end. She provides practical tips on avoiding the mini-consult, staying within our scope, offering differential diagnosis, using validated screening tools, performing intake and the flow of the consult. If you are just starting out in private practice, Annie can help you get organized and take some of the guesswork of how to run your business.

Jessica Kielbasa, RN, IBCLC

This was a fantastic guide on conducting an outpatient consult.

Amanda Bude IBCLC

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Knowledge Gap
The flow of an outpatient lactation consult is not standardized, but requires clinical decision making and training.


Describe the difference between intake and charting


Learn the difference between home visits, office visits, and virtual visits


Get strategies for meeting challenging situations
IBLCE Content Outline
VII. B. 3 Care plan development and sharing
VII. B. 4 Documentation
VII. C. 3 Code of Professional Conduct (CPC)

Course Lessons

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