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Five minute neurological examination

Module summary

Dr Giles Elrington, consultant neurologist, guides you through a quick and structured neurological examination for use in general practice.

Learning objectives

This module will guide you through a neurological examination in general practice, including:

  • A suggested brief exam for your consultations
  • How to examine the cranial nerves, central and peripheral nervous system 
  • Physical signs to look out for in specific clinical scenarios, such as acute headache and Bell's palsy
Author
Dr Giles Elrington is a consultant neurologist at Bart’s and The London NHS Trust, London, and at the National Migraine Centre.
Date module published
27/02/2014
Module due for review
27/02/2016
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
V good and helpful
Robert Laurence
12.08.2017.
Good revision - obviously aware of primary care perspective!
Neil Harris
27.07.2017.
good
Islam Majid
25.07.2017.
ver god
Catharina De Villiers
10.07.2017.
useful video exam
Sarah Bicker
04.07.2017.