Cranial Nerves IX, X
Cranial Nerves IX & X
Please assess the student examining cranial nerves IX and X.
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 face should be exposed

               

SPECIAL TESTS - Observe the student performing the following manoeuvers:

Palatal elevation

Ask the patient to open their mouth and say "AAAAAAAA". Observe for symmetrical elevation.

               
Gag reflex
               
Swallowing
               
Articulation

"GaGaGa, KaKaKa, LaLaLa, PaPaPa"