Cranial Nerve Examination for the SLP
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Total Run Time: 2 hours, 38 minutes
A thorough cranial nerve examination is an essential part
of the speech-language pathologist’s evaluation of every patient. When
performed, it is useful in the diagnosis of speech and swallowing disorders,
and accurate diagnosis is crucial for development of a targeted, individualized
treatment plan. This video course provides an overview of the neuroanatomy and
physiology of the cranial nerve examination. Kendrea Garand shares detailed
instructions for testing and interpreting findings of the cranial nerve
examination. The course also describes common abnormalities observed for
patients with impairment of cranial nerve function.
You will be able to:
- test cranial nerves crucial for speech, voice,
and swallowing function
- identify common cranial nerve abnormalities
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handout, references, and appendices, so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.
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