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Thoracic Medicine Specialist Australia

Thoracic Medicine Specialist Australia ANZSCO 253324:

Thoracic Medicine Specialist Australia ANZSCO 253324:

Description

Investigates, diagnoses and treats diseases and disorders of the human respiratory system. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

  • Respiratory Medicine Physician
  • Thoracic Medicine Physician

Specialisations

  • Pulmonary Specialist
  • Respiratory Physician

Thoracic Medicine Specialist Australia :

Group: 2533 Specialist Physicians

Description

diagnose and treat internal human disorders and diseases using specialist testing, diagnostic and medical techniques. Medical Registrars training as Specialist Physicians are included in this unit group.

Tasks

  • examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • recording medical information and data
  • reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • may admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • may consult other medical specialists

Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Thoracic Medicine Specialist Australia : Occupations in this Group