Cranial Nerve II
Cranial Nerve II
Please assess the student performing a cranial nerve II exam.
Student's Email:

GENERAL - Observe the student doing the following:

Washes hands
Introduces self and exam to patient
Appropriate draping of patient

The patient's head and neck should be exposed


INSPECTION - The student should comment on the following:

Pupil size

Ex: Symmetry, miosis (constricted), mydriasis (dilated)


SPECIAL TESTS - Observe the student performing the following manoeuvers:

Visual acuity

Near and distance vision. If patient uses glasses, measure acuity with their glasses on

Visual fields

Measure each eye individually

Pupillary light reflex

Testing afferent limb

Swinging flashlight test

For relative afferent pupillary defect