Webinar Recording: Tongue Tie (SPA/ACM)

Webcast: 1 August 2019
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Webinar Recordings - Postnatal

Webcast: 1 August 2019

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Speech Pathology Australia and the Australian College of Midwives are committed to interprofessional collaboration and learning health outcomes.

The World Health Organisation supports interprofessional education and defines such practice as two or more professions working together to learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaborative practice resulting in the delivery of the highest quality care and health outcomes for clients (World Health Organization, 2010).

The aim of this webinar is to familiarise speech pathologists and midwives with up-to-date evidence-based education on the identification and treatment pathways for infants (0–6 weeks) suspected of having a tongue tie.

What you will learn about?

Upon successful completion of the webinar participants will be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy and function of the developing tongue and frenulum;
  • Recognise why tongue tie (TT) is important to consider in the context of feeding and development in infants 0-6 years;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current evidence-based tools for the identification and assessment of TT;
  • Decide, on application of the evidence and these tools, when to refer onto other specialists for further management and when other management options are appropriate; and
  • Understand potential pathways post TT assessment and evidence-based treatment approaches, should feeding problems persist


Lois Wattis
BNurs, PGradDipClinNur (Midwifery), (FACM), (IBCLC) 
Australian College of Midwives 

Emma Necus
BSc(Speech Pathology), MSc(Speech and Language Therapy), MSPA, CPSP
Queensland Children's Hospital, Children’s Health Queensland

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  2. This activity can be used to count towards your continuous professional development. It is the participants responsibility to keep a record of the completion of this activity for the purposes of self-recorded CPD.
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