The purpose of the Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, facilitate, and evaluate a childbirth education program.
The requirements for becoming a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) include attending the seminar and completing the self-study program in the Lamaze Childbirth Educator Study Guide. In addition, it is highly recommended to observe childbirth classes and births; and to individualize a curriculum to teach.
This hybrid seminar provides a 4-hour online introduction to teaching childbirth education and a 2-day in-person course for a total of 20 contact hours and is offered annually usually in the spring.
This seminar can be used to apply for the Lamaze International Childbirth Educator Certification (LCCE) Exam. The certification exams are scheduled each spring and fall. Lamaze International is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15932. Activity approved for 20 Contact Hours of Continuing Nursing Education credit. Complimentary registration for those working with parents in WV.
Shauna Lively, EdD, RN, LCCE