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Other Medicine Specialisations

A collection of medical specialisations including dermatology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and pharmacology that are highly specific, yet rewarding.

What Other Types of Specialists Do

Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Opthalmology and Pharmacology are fields of medicine that typically stand on their own, and are concerned with specific parts of the body or sections of medicine.

Dermatology – In the field of medicine, Dermatology Professionals are concerned with diagnosing, preventing, treating and managing diseases and problems related to the skin.

Gastroenterology– In the field of medicine, Gastroenterology Professionals are concerned with researching, diagnosing, preventing, treating and managing illnesses involving the liver, stomach, intestines and other parts of the gastrointestinal tract.

Ophthalmology РIn the field of medicine, Ophthalmology Professionals are concerned with researching, diagnosing, preventing, treating and managing disorders and problems of related to the visual system, including the eyes.

Pharmacology РIn the field of medicine, Clinical Pharmacology Professionals are concerned with the relationship between drugs and humans.

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Dermatology

Dermatology Professionals are concerned with diagnosing, preventing, treating and managing diseases and problems related to the skin. These include cancers such as melanoma, acne, eczema, psoriasis, infections such as warts, mole inspection and dermatitis. They are also experts in hair and nails.

Registration Steps to become a Dermatology Practitioner

  1. Accredited Undergraduate Medicine Degree or Postgraduate Medicine Degree
  2. General Medical Registration
  3. Four years of full-time training, including two years of basic adult or paediatric medicine, and two years of Advanced Dermatology Training.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Professionals are concerned with researching, diagnosing, preventing, treating and managing illnesses involving the liver, stomach, intestines and other parts of the gastrointestinal tract.

Registration Steps to become a Gastroenterology Practitioner

  1. Accredited Undergraduate Medicine Degree or Postgraduate Medicine Degree
  2. General Medical Registration
  3. Completion of RACP Basic Physician Training, including the RACP Written and Clinical Examinations
  4. Six years of full-time training, including three years of basic adult or paediatric medicine, and three years of Advanced Gastroenterology Training.

Ophthalmology Professionals are concerned with researching, diagnosing, preventing, treating and managing disorders and problems of related to the visual system, including the eyes. They typically prescribe glasses and contact lenses, provide relevant medical treatment, and perform microsurgery.

Registration Steps to become am Ophthalmology Practitioner

  1. Accredited Undergraduate Medicine Degree or Postgraduate Medicine Degree
  2. General Medical Registration
  3. Five years of full-time training, including two years of basic training, two years of advanced training, and one year of final year training.

Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology Professionals are concerned with the relationship between drugs and humans. They are experts in effects of drugs on the human body, as well as the interaction between drugs.

Registration Steps to become a Pharmacology Practitioner

  1. Accredited Undergraduate Medicine Degree or Postgraduate Medicine Degree
  2. General Medical Registration
  3. Completion of RACP Basic Physician Training, including the RACP Written and Clinical Examinations
  4. Six Years of full-time training, including three years of basic or paediatric training, and three years of Clinical Pharmacology training.
Skills

These Medicine Specialisations provide you with the following valuable skills

Collaboration with Professionals in other Fields 75%
Cutting-Edge Technology & Research 80%
Diagnosis, Intervention & Management of Disease 100%
Endoscopy & Gastroscopy 90%
Manual Dexterity 100%
Microsurgery & Laser Treatment 90%
Duty of Care & Ethics 95%
Knowledge of Relevant Drugs & Side-Effects 90%
Knowledge of Benign & Malignant Skin Disease 90%
Report Writing & Record Keeping 90%

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