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Neurology 203a

The Cranial Nerve Examination


  • Outline the clinical anatomy of each of the cranial nerves and their origin from the diencephalon and brainstem
  • Summarize clinical function of the corticobulbar pathways
  • Relate information regarding the ocular system, including upper motor neuron, internuclear and lower motor neuron pathways
  • Distinguish between central and peripheral lesions involving cranial nerve function
  • Predict the location of lesions in the visual system by analyzing information from the clinical examination
  • Identify cranial nerve nuclei in the brainstem and discuss their function
  • Describe the clinical function of each of the cranial nerves
  • Describe and demonstrate the clinical bedside examination of each cranial nerve
  • Compare and contrast the effects of lesions involving voluntary, involuntary and emotional movements associated with the cranial nerves
  • Discuss the various common clinical disorders which affect the cranial nerves
  • Discuss common ophthalmoscopic findings, both normal and pathological, which may be observed on the ophthalmoscopic examination
  • Identify anatomical and functional relationships which help explain multiple chiropractic concepts, including that of cervicogenic headache
  • Differentiate between central and peripheral varieties of facial paralysis
  • Break down the various tuning fork tests of hearing
  • Differentiate between neuro-sensory and conductive hearing loss

Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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