JHL 36(3) Ankyloglossia Identification, Diagnosis, and Frenotomy: A Qualitative Study of Community Referral Pathways

Independent Study Module for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants®

Title: Ankyloglossia Identification, Diagnosis, and Frenotomy: A Qualitative Study of Community Referral Pathway

Author(s): Crystal Unger, MA, Ellen Chetwynd, PhD, MPH, BSN, IBCLC, Rebecca Costello, MPH, IBCLC

Source: Journal of Human Lactation 36(3) 2020

After completing this study module, the learner will be able to:

1. Describe the main ways practitioners receive and utilize training in assessing, diagnosing and treating tongue-tie.

2. Describe current referral practices and identify potential alternatives.

3. Describe the lack of agreement and consistency regarding the use of standardized assessment methods in the evaluation of tongue-ties.

You will have two attempts to achieve a passing score of 70% on this module.

KEY TIPS FOR COMPLETING THIS MODULE:

1. Be sure to read the article more than once.

2. Read key messages and charts within the article.

3. Reference the article as you answer the questions.

4. Pay attention to keywords in the question prompt to help in locating the article section which contains the answer.

5. Reference the learning objectives of the study module in order to answer questions.

Upon Completion, learner will receive 1 L-CERP(s) and Credit Hour(s)

Expires: 15 February 2024

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Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare.

The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.

CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval Number ILCA-P0286. Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

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