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Infant Formula Technician Training

This 16-hour noncredit course provides specialized training in formula and human milk preparation for Milk Lab Technicians in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).  This Formula/Human Milk Technician Program provides formal training to increase an individual's confidence and capacity and decrease errors.  Technicians receive training in every aspect of proper formula and human milk preparation based on infant feeding guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which include:

  • Basic Mathematics
  • Medical Terminology Formula Ratios
  • Calorie Mix
  • Aseptic Handling Techniques
  • Inventory Control
  • Customer Service

The Infant Formula Technician Training course was developed by Jennifer Powell Weddig, PhD, RDN to meet the growing need for trained professionals in infant feed preparation. Dr. Weddig is currently in her 17th year of teaching for the MSU Denver Department of Nutrition. In this 8-week self-paced course, students interact with course material through the Blackboard Learning Management System. Students may complete the course as quickly as possible, or take up to 8 weeks. Upon completion, students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion that acknowledges mastery of the required competencies and 1.6 CEUs.


Cost: $395 per student with self-pay and employer-pay options


For more information

For questions regarding registration, tuition, award documents, or refunds contact Innovative and Lifelong Learning,  303-721-1313 or email.

For questions regarding course content, advising, or instruction please contact Jennifer Weddig, 303-556-3134 or email.


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