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Orthopedic Physical Assessment: The Spine: Module 7: Head and Face
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
Contact Hours: 5
Registration Fee: $83
1. Identify the twelve cranial nerves and their chief functions.
2. Identify the muscles of the eye; their actions and nerve supply.
3. Distinguish between the cerebrum, cerebellum, diencephalon, and brain stem and
be able to describe their functions.
4. Identify signs and symptoms of concussions and grades from the Torg
5. Identify the difference between stupor, confusion, delirium, and lucidity with
6. Differentiate between different types of headaches.
7. Identify eye signs and symptoms requiring specialist care.
8. Define Battle’s sign.
9. Define specific parameters for a neural watch.
10. Identify signs and symptoms of an Expanding Intracranial Lesion.
11. Identify the difference between Decorticate and Decerebrate posturing.
12. Identify muscles of the face, their actions and cranial nerve innervations.
13. Recognize different ways to examine the normal functioning of the eye muscles
and the cranial nerves.
14. Differentiate between exams used to test hearing, expanding intercranial lesions,
coordination, and proprioception.
15. Differentiate between corneal, gag, consensual light and jaw reflexes.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the applied anatomy, observation, examination and case studies of the shoulder
This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by David J. Magee “Orthopedic Physical Assessment” Fifth Edition ©2008. The fifth edition of “Orthopedic Physical Assessment” offers a straightforward, systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment and explains the rationale behind various aspects of the assessment. Every joint of the body is covered, and separate chapters cover such specific topics as the principles of assessment, head and face, gait, posture, emergency sports assessment and the extremities. It also offers unparalleled coverage of the extremities, clear explanations of positions and movements, and extensive use of tables and illustrations including many radiographs to highlight key points.
This illustrated 1152 page book has been broken down by chapters into modules (check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession). Each module can be purchased separately or combined with one or all of the other modules as a bundle pack. Individual modules are available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM