internal rotation eye movement (CN IV) and all other eye movements, ability to raise eye lids and mediate pupillary constriction (CN III). (6) _____ Cranial Nerve V (Trigeminal): Test both Sensory - Patient closes eyes when checking light touch to face of the forehead, cheek and jaw bilaterally and Motor portions – Ask patient to clench teeth and move jaw side-to-side. [Not testing Corneal Reflex which is CN V (sensory) and CN VII (motor)]. (2) _____ Cranial Nerve VII (Facial): Testing Motor only – Ask patient to smile, frown, raise eyebrows/wrinkle forehead, close and open eyes and puff out cheeks. (2) _____ Cranial Nerve VIII (Acoustic): Whisper Test (Whisper and patient repeats words back or rub fingers together and ask patient if heard them). Test one ear at a time. (2) _____ Cranial Nerve XII (Hypoglossal), Cranial Nerve X (Vagus) & Cranial Nerve IX 10/15
Chamberlain College of Nursing NR509 Advanced Physical Assessment (Glossopharyngeal): Ask patient to stick out tongue and move it right and left (CN XII), then to open mouth and say “Ahh,” (check if uvula is midline and palate rises symmetrically) and also note patient’s ability to speak and swallow (CN X). [Not testing Gag Reflex (CN IX and X)]. (6) _____ Cranial Nerve XI (Spinal Accessary): Ask patient to turn head to the left into your right
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