Cranial Nerve V
Cranial Nerve V
Please assess the student examining cranial nerve V.
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 visible


INSPECTION - The student should comment on the following:

Jaw deviation

Observe for deviation when the patient is speaking


SPECIAL TESTS - Observe the student performing the following manoeuvers:


Includes light touch, pain, temperature across V1, V2, & V3

Muscles of mastication power

Temporalis, masster, medial and lateral pterygoids

Jaw jerk reflex
Corneal reflex

Afferent limb of reflex