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Assessment of the Neurological SystemStudent: _______________________________________AssessedAppropriatelyYESNOCommentsI.PreparationA.Wash hands and introduced self to patientB.Assesses Right Patient (have pt. state name and date of birth - check nameband if one is present)C.Explained examinationYour walking balance, sensory testD.Gave proper instructionsE.Assembled needed equipmentF.Arranged for proper environmentII.Assess Level of ConsciousnessA.Mental Status/Level of Consciousness (person, place, time) (CNVII, VIII,XII)Is the patient alert?What is today’s dateCan you tell me where you areYou’re alert and orientedB.Speech patternsBased on our conversation,your speech isclear, coherent, adequate volume.Unexpected finding: Speech is slurredIII.Assess Motor FunctionA.Assess gait for balance and symmetry (CNVIII)Would you mind walking to this table and backYour gait is symmetrical and balance.Your gait is even and steadyLook for: symmetry, balance (is it steady?),opposing arm swing? Slouch on one arm whenwalking or not?

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