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TOTS Training Overview  

In this cutting edge continuing education course, participants will learn the E3 model of care for tethered oral tissues.  This includes relevant background information on how tethered oral tissues affect oral function and influence overall health from birth to maturity.

TOTS Training Attendees

The Syllabus

Schedule may vary based on location. 

Day 1

Registration/Breakfast

Introduction, Background, & Pre-Assessment Activities 

 

Embryology, Anatomy, Physiology, & Developmental Milestones

 

Break

 

Embryology, Anatomy, Physiology, & Developmental Milestones

 

Lunch On Your Own

 

 History, Theory, & Research

Break

Principles and Introduction of E3 Model of Care

Evaluation

7:30 - 8:00 AM

8:00 - 9:30 AM

9:00 - 10:15 AM

10:15 - 10:30 AM

10:30 - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 2:45 PM

2:45 - 3:00 PM

3:00 - 3:30 PM

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Day 2

Registration/Breakfast

Evaluation

 

Break

 

Education

 

Lunch On Your Own

Education

Execution

Break

Execution

 

Conclusion, Questions, & Post-Assessment Activities

7:30 - 8:00 AM

8:00 - 10:15 AM

10:15 - 10:30 AM

10:30 - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 1:45 PM

1:45 - 2:45 PM

2:45 - 3:00 PM

3:00 - 4:00 PM

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

 

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define various tethered oral tissues

  • Dispel common myths regarding tethered oral tissues

  • Describe normal embryology, anatomy, physiology, and developmental milestones for optimal oral function

  • Reference current research regarding tethered oral tissues and correlated conditions

  • List signs/symptoms of tethered oral tissues and correlated conditions

  • Evaluate for presence and impact tethered oral tissues have on oral function, including specific evaluation protocols, proper oral exam and report writing

  • Educate and communicate with patients, family, and other medical professionals regarding identification and treatment of tethered oral tissues, including educational tools and resources

  • Execute a treatment plan for optimizing oral function in the post release of tethered oral tissues, including active wound management and specific treatment techniques

Credentials and Accreditation

This course meets criteria for Individual CERPs through IBLCE by being approved by ASHA and submitting certificate of completion and time-ordered agenda.  More information is at this link

Speech-Language Pathologists

This course is offered for 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Lactation Professionals                   

This course meets criteria for Individual CERPs through IBLCE by being approved by ASHA and submitting certificate of completion and time-ordered agenda.  More information is at this link.

Occupational Therapists

Please review the following links and contact your licensure board and certifying organization:  Licensure and Renewal

Dental Professionals

Please review the following links and contact your licensure board and certifying organization:  CE Submission Guidelines

Medical Professionals

Please review the following links and contact your licensure board and certifying organization:  CE Booklet

This course is not approved for partial credit. Participants must attend the course in its entirety to receive continuing education units. All disciplines in attendance will receive a certificate upon completion of the course in its entirety for 14 hours of continuing education.​

Policies and Disclosures

Policies

Cancellation - Registrants may cancel their registration up to 60 days before the course start date to receive a full refund minus $50 administrative fee and non-refundable eventbrite processing fee  or their registration may be  transferred to another participant or rescheduled to another course/date with at no additional charge, with written request and subject to availability. No-shows or cancellations received less than 60 days prior to the course are non-refundable, but can be rescheduled for a future course date or transferred to another participant with written request and subject to availability at no additional charge.  Chrysalis Orofacial reserves the right to cancel any course at any time. Chrysalis Orofacial is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants (i.e. non-refundable travel arrangements).

Special Accommodation Requests - If you require special accommodations, please notify Chrysalis Orofacial at the time of registration, so that necessary accommodations may be arranged.

Disclosures

Content - This presentation will focus exclusively on the E3 Model of Care for tethered oral tissues.

Financial - Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC is the owner of Chrysalis Orofacial and receives a salary, speaking fees, and royalties for presenting continuing education courses.  Lunch may be sponsored by LightScalpel and a referral fee is provided.

Non-financial -  Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC is currently appointed and in good standing as an Assistant Professor within the voluntary faculty series in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences.  She is a former Founding Board Member for the International Consortium for Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP) and has personal experience with tethered oral tissues.  She is a a member of IAOM and AAPPSPA.

Disclaimer - Chrysalis Orofacial does not endorse the use of any particular product.  Any product shown during the course is for educational purposes.  All participants are cautioned to practice within their legal and ethical scope of practice.