Cranial Nerves
MCC Paramedic Program

Acronym           Cranial           Roman             Motor        Function
                   Nerve           Numeral           Sensory
                                                      Both

ON		Olfactory             I               SOME        Smell
OLD		Optic                 II              SAY         Vision (retinal)
OLYMPUS	        Oculomotor            III             MARRY       Pupil constr/Eye mvmnt
TINY		Trochlear             IV              MONEY       Eye mvmnt
TOPS		Trigeminal            V               BUT         Sensory face, mastication
A		Abducens              VI              MY          Eye mvmnt
FIN		Facial                VII             BROTHER     Face motor, taste ant. 2/3
AND		Auditory              VIII            SAYS        Hearing
GERMAN          Glossal-pharyngeal    IX              BAD         gag sense, swallowing   *
VIEWED          Vagus                 X               BUSINESS    Parasympathetic, cough  *
SOME		Spinal accessary      XI              MARRY       Shrug shoulders
HOPS		Hypopharyngeal        XII             MONEY       Tongue protrusion



* participates in phonation.
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