Nerves of the head and neck (cranial nerves and neurological testing) HC571

Identify the cranial nerves and their various functions, the foramen of the skull, and understand neurological testing.


Summary

Programme:

10.00 Meet at Hodgkin reception  

10.15 Upper dissecting room general housekeeping and safety induction

10.20 An overview of the skull and foramen

11.00 Hands on cadaveric tutorial of the cranial nerves

12.00 Lunch (provided) in the Gordon Museum of pathology

13.15 Continuation of hands on cadaveric tutorial of the cranial nerves

14.00 Neurological testing

14.30 Quiz

15.30 Feedback & finish

 

Outcomes

  • To be able to identify the cranial nerves and their various functions.
  • To be able to identify the foramen of the skull.
  • To understand neurological testing.

Notes

Please note that as these are licenced premises and you will be using cadaveric material access is restricted to technicians working in a relevant field. Photography is not allowed under any circumstances. Closed footwear must be worn. Lab coats and gloves provided.

Free to internal KCL technicians, external technicians must be from relevant field (HTA). Lunch included.

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