Chamberlain College of Nursing NR509 Advanced Physical Assessment Sub-total History Points: ______/40 EPISODIC PHYSICAL EXAMINATION GENERAL  _____1. Overall assessment of Mental Status (1) HEENT  _____1. Inspect the face: note swelling, facial symmetry (1) _____2. Inspect the eyes (1) _____3. Inspect the ears (1) _____4. Inspect the nostrils (1) _____5. Inspect the mouth (1) _____6. Palpate for sinus tenderness (1) NECK/LYMPHATIC  _____1. Inspect the neck (2) _____2. Palpate neck for lymph nodes (2) _____3. Auscultate bilateral carotid pulse (2) CARDIOVASCULAR/LUNGS  ____1. Auscultates lungs all anterior and posterior fields (2) ____2. Auscultates heart (2) BASIC NEUROLOGICAL EXAM: 1. Assess Cranial Nerves I- XII [24 total points]: _____ Cranial Nerve I (Olfactory ) : Have patient occlude one nostril and close their eyes and ask patient to identify smell (alcohol); repeat with other nostril. (2) _____ Cranial Nerve II (Optic): Check central vision with Snellen Chart (assess each eye separately) and peripheral vision with Visual Fields Test. Check pupillary response to light and accommodation (Convergence Test) [PERRLA]. (2) _____ Cranial Nerve III (Oculomotor) , Cranial Nerve IV (Trochlear) & Cranial Nerve VI (Abducens): Extra Ocular Movements (Six Cardinal Fields of Gaze Test: “Star” or “H” formation) - Checks lateral eye movement (CN VI), downward and towards nose and
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