Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

  • 2

    Course Resources

    • Read This First

    • Structure and Function Resource List

    • Structure and Function Workbook - Modules 1 and 2

    • Structure and Function Workbook - Module 3

    • Structure and Function Workbook - Modules 4, 5 and 6

  • 3

    Module 1: It's a Domino Effect

    • Introduction

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    • Lecture 1 - Pregnancy

    • Student Discussion: Pregnancy

    • Learning Support: Types of Fetal Positions

    • Lecture 2 - Uterine and Other Contributors

    • Student Discussion: Uterine and Other Contributors

    • Learning Support: Uterine Anomaly

    • Learning Support: Fraternal Twins Born in Bicornate Uterus

    • Lecture 3 - Labor and Delivery, and Summary

    • Student Discussion: Labor and Delivery

    • Learning Support: How Pelvic Anatomy Affects in Utero Positioning, Labor and Delivery

    • Learning Support: Applications of CranioSacral Therapy in Newborns and Infants

    • Learning Support: Explore the Cause and Effects of Neurological Problems in Babies

    • Learning Support: Human Variation in the Shape of the Birth Canal is Significant

    • Knowledge Checkpoint: Module 1

  • 4

    Module 2: Primitive Reflexes, Neurodevelopment, and Long-term Effects

    • Introduction

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    • Lecture 1 - Primitive Reflexes and Neuro Development - Part 1

    • Student Discussion: Primitive Reflexes and Neuro Development - Part 1

    • Lecture 2 - Primitive Reflexes and Neuro Development - Part 2

    • Student Discussion: Primitive Reflexes and Neuro Development - Part 2

    • Learning Support: Reflex Assessment Checklist for the IBCLC

    • Learning Support: Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex Clinical Examination

    • Learning Support: Galant Reflex/Embryology Neural Exam

    • Learning Support: Tonic Reflexes Present During Infancy and Their Impact on a Child’s Function

    • Learning Support: Therapy for Immature Primitive Reflexes

    • Learning Support: Reflex Chart by Guilderland Physical Therapy

    • Lecture 3 - What do S&F Issues Cause and Contribute to - Part 1

    • Student Discussion: What do S&F Issues Cause and Contribute to - Part 1

    • Lecture 4 - What do S&F Issues Cause and Contribute to - Part 2

    • Student Discussion: What do S&F Issues Cause and Contribute to - Part 2

    • Learning Support: The Anatomy of Breastfeeding Video

    • Learning Support: Nipple Shield Use

    • Lecture 5 - The Possible Long-term Effects - Part 1

    • Student Discussion: Long-term Effects - PART 1

    • Lecture 6 - The Possible Long-term Effects - Part 2

    • Student Discussion: The Possible Long-term Effects PART 2

    • Learning Support: Manual Therapy in Children - Biedermann Article on KISS/KIDD

    • Learning Support: KISS and KIDD Syndrome

    • Learning Support: Common Childhood Disorders Linked to Spinal Dysfunction

    • Student Discussion: Anticipatory Guidance

    • Learning Support: Tummy Time Video

    • Learning Support: Essential Tummy Time Moves

    • Learning Support: Tummy Time for Newborns Video

    • Learning Support: What is Neurodevelopmental Movement

    • Knowledge Checkpoint: Module 2

    • Lecture 7 - What Can We Do to Help - Anticipatory Guidance

  • 5

    Module 3: Assessment Observations and Techniques

    • Introduction

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    • Lecture 1 - How to Assess the Infant

    • Student Discussion: How to Assess the Infant

    • Learning Support: SaFE Form

    • Learning Support: SaFE Form Instructions

    • Learning Support: Breastfeeding and CranioSacral Therapy

    • Learning Support: Chiropractic Care of a Pediatric Patient

    • Lecture 2 - Let's Talk about Structure - Part 1

    • Student Discussion: Let's Talk About Structure - Part 1

    • Lecture 3 - Let's Talk about structure - Part 2

    • S&F Effects with Breastfeeding

    • Lecture 4 - Let's Talk about structure - Part 2 cont

    • Student Discussion: Let's Talk About Structure - Part 2

    • Learning Support: Atlas and Axis Cervical Vertebrae (C1-C2) Anatomy Video

    • Learning Support: Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic Technique Video

    • Learning Support: Reference Guide for the Anatomy of Bones and Muscles

    • Learning Support: Important Diagrams

    • Learning Support: CST and Tongue Tie

    • Lecture 5 - The Infant Head and Jaw - Part 1

    • Student Discussion: Infant Head and Jaw - Part 1

    • Lecture 6 - The Infant Head and Jaw - Part 2

    • Student Discussion: Infant Head and Jaw - Part 2

    • Learning Support: Sutures of the Infant Skull Video

    • Lecture 7 - Taking a Closer Look at the Infant Lying on Their Back

    • Student Discussion: Taking a Closer Look at the Infant Lying on Their Back

    • Learning Support: Movement Assessment of Infants Manual

    • Knowledge Checkpoint: Module 3

  • 6

    Module 4: Hands-on Assessment Techniques

    • Introduction

    • Lecture 1 - Assessing the Infant's Arms

    • Infant Arms Assessment

    • Lecture 1 continued - Assessing the Infant's Arms

    • Student Discussion: Arms

    • Lecture 2 - Assessing the Infant's Legs

    • Infant Legs Assessment

    • Lecture 2 continued - Assessing the Infant's Legs

    • Student Discussion: Legs

    • Lecture 3 - Assessing the Infant's Back

    • Infant Back Assessment

    • Lecture 3 continued - Assessing the Infant's Back

    • Student Discussion: Back

    • Lecture 4 - Assessing the Infant Laying on their Side

    • Infant laying on their Side Assessment

    • Lecture 4 continued - Assessing the Infant Laying on their Side

    • Student Discussion: Side

    • Lecture 5 - Assessing the Infant's Head ROM

    • Infant Head ROM Assessment

    • Lecture 5 continued - Assessing the Infant's Head ROM

    • Student Discussion: Head ROM

    • Learning Support: Pediatric Physical Therapy Screening Tool

    • Learning Support: How to Photograph a Baby for a Structure and Function Assessment

    • Knowledge Checkpoint: Module 4

  • 7

    Module 5: Putting it All Together

    • Introduction

    • Lecture 1 - Assessing Baby Sage

    • Sage Assessment

    • Lecture 1 cont. - Assessing Baby Sage conclusion

    • Student Discussion: Sage

    • Lecture 2 - Assessing Baby Daphne

    • Daphne Assessment

    • Lecture 2 cont. - Assessing Baby Daphne

    • Student Discussion: Daphne

    • Lecture 3 - Assessing Baby Wyatt - Part 1

    • Wyatt Assessment

    • Lecture 3 cont. - Assessing Baby Wyatt - Part 1 conclusion

    • Student Discussion: Wyatt - Part 1

    • Lecture 4 - Assessing Baby Wyatt - Part 2

    • Wyatt S&F Effects!

    • Lecture 4 cont. - Assessing Baby Wyatt - Part 2 conclusion

    • Student Discussion: Wyatt - Part 2

    • Knowledge Checkpoint: Module 5

  • 8

    Module 6: Summary & Wrap Up

    • Lecture 1 - Summary and Wrap Up

    • Conclusion

    • Course Evaluation

    • Final Quiz

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