HEENT: Definition & Exam


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What does HEENT stand for?

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1. When reviewing the shape of the head, you find asymmetry. What should happen now?

2. In examining the eyes, what is looked for primarily?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment questions will require knowledge of aspects of HEENT, including what it stands for and what should happen if head asymmetry is found.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will ask you to recall:

  • What HEENT stands for
  • What to do next if head asymmetry is found
  • How eyes should be examined
  • Differences between an otoscope and ophthalmoscope
  • The importance of a quick HEENT exam

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how eyes should be examined and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what HEENT stands for
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as an otoscope and ophthalmoscope

Additional Learning

If you need more information on this medical exam, please refer to the lesson titled HEENT: Definition & Exam. With this lesson's help you will:

  • Define what HEENT is
  • Identify when the HEENT exam usually occurs
  • Understand the importance of the HEENT exam
  • Describe what each part of the exam involves