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.

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 class on our website.  

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!  See our Course Curriculum below for a full list of what this course offers!

Register now and have 14 days to complete the course at your pace!  

Note: This course does not offer CERPs through IBLCE

Course curriculum

  • 1


  • 2

    Course Resources

    • Welcome and More Information

    • Stay Connected with Us

    • Resource List and References

    • Presentation Notes

    • Bodywork Statement

    • Breastfeeding and CranioSacral Therapy

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

    • Applications of CST in Newborns and Infants

    • CST and Tongue Tie

    • 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 Prepare Your Client for a Virtual Consult

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

    • 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

    • 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

Group Discount

Interested in a group discount for one of our courses?

We know that taking the courses you need can get expensive!  So we have an offer for you!  Get a group of 10 or more people together and each person in your group will receive a 15% discount.  

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