University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Advanced Clinical Skills in tongue tie (ankyloglossia) management

This is a highly specialised course that will enable you to demonstrate to employers and potential employers your knowledge and skills relevant to working in lactation, breastfeeding support and frenulotomy services. It will provide the theoretical and evidence based theory which underpins contemporary practice and helps you to develop advanced techniques in tongue-tie management. The practice competencies are based on an agreed framework for practice which identifies a high standard and quality of care in this area. It is suitable for professionals from a variety of settings including midwifery, health visiting and advanced neonatal nursing practice.

Course modules

A one-off study day which includes:; anatomy and physiology; legal and professional issues of frenulotomy management; assessment of feeding; frenulotomy procedure; post-procedure and aftercare; how to set up a own service.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Credits Part-time February 2018 - 1 Years

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Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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