To Clip or Not to Clip: An Update on Pediatric Tongue Tie


This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 0.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Describe oral restrictions that may lead to feeding and speech difficulties. 
  • Demonstrate procedure for assessing oral restrictions.
  • Discuss other factors that contribute to feeding and speech difficulties.
  • Understand patient selection for frenotomy and the technique of frenotomy.
Course summary
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  • 0.25 Contact hours
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Laurie A. Newton, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, AC: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing, Madison, Wisc.


Dr. Newton has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 Contact hours


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