Discuss the professional competencies and responsibilities of a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE)
A. Competencies of the Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator.
B. Knowledge and Skills of a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator
1. Job task analysis
2. Credential recognition
C. Standards for Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators (LCCE Educators) and Childbirth Education Classes.
Examine the criteria for becoming certified by Lamaze International and maintaining certification.
A. Lamaze Certification Program Accreditation (NCCA)
B. Lamaze Certification and Exam
C. Maintaining Certification
Discuss the Lamaze Code of Ethics within childbirth education
D. Lamaze Code of Ethics
1. Ethical Principles
2. Ethical Standards
Describe how childbirth educators can meet the needs of diverse populations.
A. Incorporating cultural competence into a childbirth education curriculum.
B. Assessing cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic factors that influence the experience of pregnancy, birth, and parenting.
Explain how Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators can advocate for natural, safe, and healthy birth and breastfeeding.
A. Core messages behind the Lamaze brand: The Heart of Lamaze
B. The rights of childbearing women
C. How to advocate for natural, safe, and healthy birth and breastfeeding