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Other Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professional

Other Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals refers to members of this unit group that are not elsewhere classified. These professionals assist in improving the health of individuals.

Duties and tasks

  • Advises patient on good health habits
  • Implements programs to promote being healthy
  • Monitors patients condition and adjusts treatments if necessary
  • Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication or other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury
  • Refers patient to other medical specialists when necessary
  • Reviews reports and examines patient to diagnose condition

Skills required

  • A desire to serve patients
  • Able to survive long hours
  • Licensed as a doctor or specialist
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong background in physics, biology, mathematics and chemistry

Working conditions

Other Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals worked in a specialised health-related field. Some professions work in small private offices or clinics, while others work in hospital settings. These professionals often work as part of a team coordinating care for a population of patients.

Professional associations / Industry information

Australian Health Promotion Association (National) 

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