Cranial Nerves

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  1. Cranial Nerve I:
    Olfactory; Sensory
  2. Cranial Nerve II
    Optic; Sensory
  3. Cranial Nerve III
    Oculomotor; Motor
  4. Cranial Nerve IV
    Trochlear; Motor
  5. Cranial Nerve V
    Trigeminal; Both
  6. Cranial Nerve VI
    Abducens; Motor
  7. Cranial Nerve VII
    Facial; Both
  8. Cranial Nerve VIII
    Vestibulocochlear; Sensory
  9. Cranial Nerve IX
    Glossopharyngeal; Both
  10. Cranial Nerve X
    Vagus; Both
  11. Cranial Nerve XI
    Accessory; Motor
  12. Cranial Nerve XII
    Hypoglossal; Motor
  13. How to test Cranial Nerve XI
    have the patient shrug their shoulders against the resistance of your hands; have the patient turn their head against your hands
  14. How to test Cranial Nerve II
    Eye exam using Snellen chart; have patient read lowest line possible with 50% accuracy
  15. How to test Cranial Nerve III
    Shine light briefly in each eye separately to evaluate pupil movement (PERRLA)
  16. How to test Cranial Nerve IV
    Have patient follow pen light as you move it slowly toward the patient's nose and then away from the nose; evaluate how the patient's eyes track the pen.
  17. How to test Cranial Nerve V
    Have patient close their eyes as you touch different parts of their face and have the patient call out where they feel the sensation if at all
  18. How to test Cranial Nerve VI
    Have the patient follow your pen light going diagonally up&right, up&left, down&right, down&left and right and then left on a parallel field
  19. How to test Cranial Nerve VII
    Have the patient make facial expressions for you e.g. frowning, smiling, raising their eyebrows, etc.
  20. How to test Cranial Nerve VIII
    Have the patient close their eyes and rub your fingers together next to each ear and have the patient call out in which ear they hear the sound
  21. How to test Cranial Nerve I
    have the patient close their eyes and put something fragrant up to their nose and have them call out what they smell (e.g. alcohol swab)
  22. How to test Cranial Nerve IX
    Assess patient's ability to swallow and tongue movement from side to side
  23. How to test Cranial Nerve X
    Have the patient open their mouth and say 'ahhhh' and assess the equal rising of the uvula and that it is midline
  24. How to test Cranial Nerve XII
    Ask the patient to stick out their tongue and see that the tongue is midline
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