Consistent with the direction of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) exam board, the Third Edition of Linda Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is now organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With more than 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, while posing questions unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors.
New Key Features:
- Organized by chronological stages
- More than 100 additional questions and over 30 new clinical pictures
- Practice Exams that follow the IBLCE exam format with 175 multiple-choice questions, 100 questions of which have clinical pictures
Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. This online program includes all of book’s questions and answers, practice exams providing feedback, and final exams to help prepare you for the IBLCE exam. JB TestPrep: Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review also sold separately.
"This is the book to buy if you are nervous about taking the IBCLC exam..."-
Cynthia J Smith, BS, IBCLC, International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
Table of Contents
- About the Author
- Introduction to the Third Edition
- Preparing for the Exam
- Part 1 Clinical Exercises
- Part 2 Clinical Case Studies with questions
- Part 3 Practice questions by Chronological Period
- Part 4 Practice Exams A and B
About the Author
Linda J. Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC, is an internationally known author, teacher and lecturer, and proud grandmother. She is the author of 4 lactation text books and has contributed chapters to three other texts. A lactation consultant in private practice, she was a founder of IBLCE, founder and past board member of ILCA, and currently serves on the United States Breastfeeding Committee.
Linda owns and operates the Bright Future Lactation Resource Centre in Dayton, OH, whose mission is "Supporting the People who Support Breastfeeding" with lactation education programs, consulting services, and educational and promotional resources. For more information on the Centre, please visit http://www.bflrc.com
Linda’s Lactation Consultant Exam Preparation Course is the longest-running of its kind and the first to be based on the IBLCE Exam Blueprint. She has lectured to and/or consulted with health professional audiences in the USA, Canada, Malaysia, Korea, Mexico, Cayman Islands, Germany, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.