Specialist Physicians diagnose and treat internal human disorders and diseases using specialist testing, diagnostic and medical techniques. Medical Registrars trained as specialist physicians are included in this unit group.
Examine patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from general medical practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertake laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures.
Analyse test results and other medical information to diagnose.
Prescribe and administer drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures.
Record medical information and data.
Report specified contagious diseases to government health and immigration authorities.
May admit or refer patients to hospitals.
May consult other medical specialists.
- Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification.
- Two years hospital based training, and at least five years specialist study and training.