NR 509 Physical Examination Grading Rubric Grades are awarded as follows: 2 = Demonstrated thoroughly with correct technique 1 = Demonstrated Partially 0 = Did not demonstrate *A head to toe (cephalo-caudal), and anterior-posterior approach should be used when conducting the exam. No deductions given for exam steps out of order. Students should verbalize each exam step and must identify all cranial nerves by name and number. Exam should be completed within 30 minutes. Introduce yourself to the patient. Have patient sit up HEAD AND FACE Inspects facial skin – note abnormal lesions 2 1 0 Inspect head for size, symmetry, midline position 2 1 0 Palpates lymph nodes of the head and neck: preauricular, postauricular, occipital, tonsillar, submandibular, submental, anterior cervical, posterior cervical, supraclavicular (verbalize these) 2 1 0 CN 5 (Trigeminal) Motor – palpate over the masseter muscle as patient clenches jaw Sensory – light touch sensation to forehead, cheeks, chin, nose (patient closes
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- Fall '15
- buccal mucosa, masseter muscle