Accreditation Information

Healthy Children Project, Inc. courses and modules are accredited and approved through many different organizations for continuing education and college credit. Please refer to individual course flyers for the number of contact hours and type of accreditation, as not all courses and modules are accredited by all of the agencies listed below.

American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). The ANCC Accreditation program recognizes the importance of high-quality nursing continuing professional development (NCPD), interprofessional continuing education (IPCE), and transition to practice programs. Around the world, ANCC-accredited organizations provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to help improve care and patient outcomes.
Healthy Children Project, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact Hours will be awarded to participants who complete the program in its entirety. Partial credit will not be given to participants who attend only part of the course. The course provides 95 Contact Hours for RNs.

California Board of Registered Nursing. The Board of Registered Nursing protects the health, safety, and well-being of the public through the fair and consistent application of the statutes and regulations governing nursing practice and education in California. Healthy Children Project, Inc. is approved as a provider, #CEP4931

Florida Board of Nursing. The Florida Board of Nursing licenses, monitors, disciplines, educates and, when appropriate, rehabilitates its licensees to assure their fitness and competence in providing health care services for the people of Florida. The sole legislative purpose in enacting the Nurse Practice Act is to ensure that every nurse practicing in Florida meets minimum requirements for safe practice. It is the legislative intent that nurses who fall below minimum competency or who otherwise present a danger to the public shall be prohibited from practicing in the State of Florida. Provider #FBN3373

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®). Healthy Children Project, Inc. has been accepted by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) as a CERP Provider for the listed Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) programme. Determination of CERPs eligibility or CERPs Provider status does not imply IBLCE®’s endorsement or assessment of education quality. INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF LACTATION CONSULTANT EXAMINERS®, IBLCE®, INTERNATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANT®, and IBCLC® are registered marks of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

National College Credit Recommendations Service (NCCRS). Since 1973, NCCRS (National College Credit Recommendation Service, formerly National PONSI) has been evaluating training and education programs offered outside of the traditional college classroom setting and translating them into college credit equivalencies. NCCRS coordinates teams of college faculty evaluators and subject matter experts to conduct extensive reviews of education and training programs offered by corporations, unions, religious organizations and proprietary schools.
The Lactation Counselor Training Course has received a recommendation of three college credits set forth by the NCCRS.

The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice (ALPP). The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides a national certification program in breastfeeding and human lactation for nurses, physicians, dietitians, WIC personnel, peer counselors, independent lactation counselors and others.
The Healthy Children Project Lactation Counselor Training Course (LCTC) is an approved pathway to sit for the ALPP CLC Certification Exam
Advanced Lactation Consultant and Advanced Nurse Lactation Consultant (ALC, ANLC). The Certified Lactation Counselor (as well as the IBCLC) can be used as a prerequisite for the ALC and ANLC designations as administered by ALPP.