Presented by:

Jewel Mohr, MEd., IBCLC

Course Description

This specialty course teaches the basics of structure and function infant assessment during a virtual consult.

This course is designed for IBCLCs and birth professionals utilizing telehealth options for lactation consultations.  

Structure and Function: Infant Assessment During a Virtual Consult will not only provide comprehensive resources and learning supports but will walk you through: 

Needed technology
Taking a thorough history
Prioritizing your virtual consult
Overview of full-body assessment
How to assess the infant virtually
Communication and counseling skills
How to help your client's assist during the assessment process
How to use our proprietary ©SaFE form for documentation
What to do with the information learned during the virtual consult

And so much more!

This course is approximately 2 hours of instruction. Students will have 2 weeks access to complete the course.

There are no CERPs offered for this course.  A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to students who complete the course and pass the quiz.

Recommended prerequisite: 
We recommend taking our comprehensive course Structure and Function: How the Infant’s Structure Affects the Infant’s Function for the background education you'll need to make virtual consult assessments easier. You will find that course on our website.

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

    • How to Use This Course

    • Expiration Information

    • FAQs and Refunds

    • Certificate of Completion

    • Copyright

    • Infant Feeding Statement

    • Purpose and Learning Objectives

    • Instructor Bios

    • Troubleshooting Steps

  • 2

    Course Resources

    • Welcome

    • Stay Connected with Us

    • Course References

    • Presentation Notes

    • Bodywork Statement

    • Learning Support: Breastfeeding and CranioSacral Therapy

    • Learning Support: Chiropractic Care of a Pediatric Patient with Symptoms Associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    • Learning Support: Applications of CST in Newborns and Infants

    • Learning Support: CST and Tongue Tie

    • Learning Support: Benefits of Babywearing vs Carseat Carrying

    • Learning Support: How to Position a Newborn's Head in the Car Seat

    • Learning Support: Container Baby Syndrome: What It Is and How To Prevent It

    • Other Recommended Courses

  • 3

    Module 1: Prepare

    • Lecture 1 - Introduction

    • Lecture 2 - What Tech Will You Need?

    • Learning Support: Technology Checklist

    • Lecture 3 - Photos, Videos, and Screenshots

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

    • Lecture 4 - Contributors to Structural Issues in Infants

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

    • Learning Support: How Your Baby Lies in the Womb

    • Learning Support: Delivery Complications

    • Learning Support: Infant Torticollis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

    • Lecture 5 - Preparing for Your Consult

    • Learning Support: How to Work with a Virtual Lactation Consultant

    • Learning Support: How to Prepare Your Client for a Virtual Consult

    • Lecture 6 - Structure and Function Evaluation Form

    • Learning Support: Virtual Consult SaFE Form

    • Learning Support: Virtual Consult SaFE Instructions

  • 4

    Module 2: Assessment

    • Lecture 1 - Neonatal Primitive Reflexes

    • Learning Support: Reflex Assessment Checklist for the IBCLC

    • Learning Support: Are Those Weird Movements Normal?

    • Lecture 2 - Tongue-Tie Basics and Positioning

    • Lecture 3 - The Infant Skull

    • Learning Support: Sutures of the Infant Skull

    • Lecture 4 - The Infant Face and Jaw

    • Lecture 5 - Guided Practice: The Infant Face and Jaw

    • Lecture 6 - Assessing the Infant Lying on Their Back

    • Lecture 7 - Assessing the Infant Lying on Their Side

    • Lecture 8 - The Back Muscles

    • Lecture 9 - Guided Practice: The Infant Lying on Their Back and Side

  • 5

    Module 3: Summary and Wrap-up

    • Lecture 1- Positive Communication Skills

    • Lecture 2 - Long-term Considerations

    • Learning Support: KISS Article By Biedermann MD

    • Learning Support: The Most Common Developmental Red Flags for Infants

    • Lecture 3 - How to Help and Final Wrap-up

    • Course Quiz

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