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Rebecca R. Hill, PhD, DNP, RN FNP-C

  • Speaker Type: Tongue Tie Symposium 2021
  • Country: U.S.A
Biography:

Rebecca Russo Hill, PhD, DNP, RN, FNP-C earned her BSN from the University of Rhode Island in 2006, her MSN and post-master’s certificate in nursing education from Duke University in 2010, her DNP from Duke University in 2013 and her PhD in Nursing from Boston College in 2021. Rebecca is a family nurse practitioner and certified as a lactation counselor and nurse educator. She is the current program director of prelicensure nursing programs at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA. Rebecca’s dissertation research focused on symptoms of problematic feeding in infants with tongue-tie. She will collaborate with other health profession disciplines to advance the state of the science surrounding infant feeding, tongue-tie, and frenotomy. Her dissertation research has provided the foundation for a lifelong program of research to improve health care for mothers and their children. She is currently studying the effects of frenotomy on non-nutritive sucking mechanics.

Rebecca is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Nurses Association (ANA), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the National League for Nursing (NLN) and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). Rebecca resides in Massachusetts, raising three children alongside her husband Jonathan.

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The Impact of Tongue-Tie and Frenotomy on Infant Feeding: An Overview of Available Research
Despite the low-level of evidence supporting the correction of tongue-tie for breastfeeding problems, recognition and treatment has increased substantially over the last 20 years. Recent systematic reviews have highlighted the findings from available research, the gaps in the science, and recommendations for future research. This presentation presents the results of a review of original research on tongue-tie and its treatment via frenotomy. Learn more about the maternal symptoms and signs of problematic feeding that may be associated with tongue-tie in the infant and what the available research tells us about recommendations for infants with tongue-tie.
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Presentations: 10  |  Hours / CE Credits: 10  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
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Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks