Internists, General

Internists, General

Physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Concern for Others * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking * Self Control * Social Orientation * Cooperation * Independence

Representative Tasks * Treat internal disorders, such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, or problems of the lung, brain, kidney, or gastrointestinal tract. * Prescribe or administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury. * Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.


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