12 Cranial Nerves and Their Functions
12 Cranial Nerves and Their Functions

12 Cranial Nerves and Their Functions

by Craig Canby, PhD

Can you name all 12 cranial nerves? Where they are located and how do they work?

In this course, you will find perfect USMLE exam preparation dedicated to the topic of cranial nerves. Prof. Craig Canby will teach you about all of them in detail:

  1. Olfactory Nerve
  2. Optic Nerve
  3. Oculomotor Nerve
  4. Trochlear Nerve
  5. Trigeminal Nerve
  6. Abducent Nerve
  7. Facial Nerve
  8. Vestibulocochlear Nerve
  9. Glossopharyngeal Nerve
  10. Vagus Nerve
  11. Accessory Nerve
  12. Hypoglossal Nerve

Quiz questions and topic reviews will help you to prepare for your USMLE exam. Start now!

Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 0:44 h
  • Quiz questions 30
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course 12 Cranial Nerves and Their Functions

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.

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By Tasneem B. on 07. June 2021 for 12 Cranial Nerves and Their Functions

The pathways of the nerve should be discussed, intracranial and extracranial.

12 CN and Functions.
By Gulbanu S. on 03. June 2021 for 12 Cranial Nerves and Their Functions

Oh yes indeed Greatly given 12 CN a I thoroughly enjoyed it Please don’t surprise if I revise I must make sure my pronunciation is correct While I am studying of course spelling is brilliant I try to memorise it as as a foreign graduate these courses extremely helpful!!! Many thanks for your great design!!

great lecture
By Gulbanu S. on 26. April 2021 for Cranial Nerve V: Trigeminal nerve

I do like it very much its straight forward . He has shown all the main points . Many thanks indeed.

By dibyashubhro r. on 18. January 2021 for Overview of the Cranial Nerves I—VI and Their Functional Components

good video really lked it the language was qut e easy to understand