The Lactation Consultant in Private Practice: The ABCs of Getting Started
So, you think you want to be a lactation consultant, open a private practice, and earn a good living by helping mothers and babies breastfeed? This is the book for you! The Lactation Consultant in Private Practice: The ABCs of Getting Started by Linda J. Smith is a user-friendly orientation and guide to the lactation consultant profession for those interested in running a full-time, profitable, and long-term lactation consultant practice.
Author Linda J. Smith presents her original "ABC" sequential format of essential skills necessary to start a successful practice in three balanced sections: Attitude, Business Skills, and Clinical Skills. Each section begins with an overview, contains a "pitfalls and problems" chapter and two examples of successful private practices from around the world.
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Pitfalls Related to Attitudes
You Wont Get Rich as a Lactation Consultant
YOur Mission Statement
Sales Taxes and Transaction Privileges
If You Work Alone Are You an Employer?
The Lactation Consult
Pitfalls Related to Clinical Issues
Professional Responsibilities Revisited
Keep UptoDate Through Continuing Education
other Aspects of PPLC Work
Appendix A Professional Documents
Appendix B Educational Resources
Are You Ready?
Bookkeeping and Accounting
Taxes and Licenses Including Sales Tax
What Can an Employee Do for You?
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