Head and Neck Anatomy: Part III – Cranial Nerves
COURSE NUMBER: 598
Larry LoPresti, DMD
This course is an overview of the cranial nerves with special emphasis on the branches that are important to the dental professional. This course can be used as a reference for the location and function of the nerves of the head and neck. ...
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This course is an overview of the cranial nerves with special emphasis on the branches that are important to the dental professional. This course can be used as a reference for the location and function of the nerves of the head and neck. This is the last part of a three-part series including the bony structures of the head and neck and the muscles of the head and neck.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students
Date Course Online:
Sep 20, 2022
Last Revision Date:
Course Expiration Date:
Sep 19, 2025
AGD Subject Code(s):
Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
- Understand the basic structure of a neuron and how they function.
- Understand the basic function of the nervous system.
- Possess foundational knowledge of the cranial nerves.
- Know the location and function of each important nerve found in the head and neck.
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