Test Record Observations/Results Against Resistance Feel for Muscle Contraction Cranial nerve(s) tested
Feel for Muscle
Cranial nerve(s) tested
Name and Roman Numeral
Elevate and depress shoulders
against resistance. Turn head left
and right against resistance.
Stand on one leg, with eyes
closed and arms out for several
Follow a moving target with eyes
Identify a substance by scent
with eyes closed.
Open and close the jaw with
Smile, frown, raise eyebrows,
and puff cheeks.
Stick tongue straight out. Retract
tongue back into mouth.
Pupils constrict when pen light is
shined into eye.
Identify a substance by taste
using tasting paper.
Swallow and say ‘ahh’ against
Test hearing with a tuning fork.
(Ideally with Webber test)
Identify a substance by touching
it to the face with eyes closed.