Female dermatologist examining male patient with a dermascope, looking for signs of skin cancer.

Other Medical Practitioner

Other Medical Practitioners includes occupations such as Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included here.

Overview

Other Medical Practitioners includes occupations such as Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included here.

Day-to-day

  • provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin
  • provides diagnostic medical services, and manages patients with acute and urgent illness and injury
  • provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical and surgical services related to the care of women, foetuses and children during pregnancy and childbirth, and to disorders of the female genital, urinary, rectal and reproductive organs
  • provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to diseases, injuries and deficiencies of the human eye and associated structures
  • identifies the cause and processes of disease and illness by examining changes in body tissue and in blood and other body fluids, and conducts tests on samples of tissues, blood and body secretions
  • provides diagnostic medical services, and medical care and management of patients utilising radiant energy techniques such as general radiography, angiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and bone densitometry. Registration or licensing is required.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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