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Neurological Assessment

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

This course will appeal to nurses and allied professionals and particularly those caring for patients with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis.

The course focus is on taking a history and relevant neurological examination techniques and how to record your findings accurately.

Course Content

Applied anatomy and physiology

  • Central nervous system
  • Peripheral nervous system
  • Cranial nerves


Taking a neurological history

  • Assessing mental status
  • Mood swings
  • Coping skills
  • Adjustment to stressors


Major life changes

  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Sleep disturbances

Assessing the cranial nerves


The motor system

  • Body position during movement
  • Involuntary movement
  • Muscle bulk, tone and strength
  • Physical examination skills and recording your findings


Assessing the sensory system

  • Pain
  • Temperature
  • Touch
  • Vibration & discriminative sensation testing


Deep Tendon Reflex testing and recording findings

Overview of common presenting neurological disorders

Assessing & recording your findings

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To develop an enhanced working knowledge of assessing the neurological status.

Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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