Medicine » Career Opportunities
Career opportunities include
Medicine can lead into the following careers
Funeral directors/embalmers organise and direct funerals and hygienically prepare human bodies for burial, cremation or visitation by families.
Surgeons consult with patients and operate on people to treat and manage disease, injuries and physical deformities.
Medical physicists look after the scientific and technical aspects of the use of radiation to treat cancer
Paediatricians diagnose and provide treatment for babies, infants, children
Pathologists are doctors who study human diseases and conditions
Physicians are medical specialists who provide non-surgical treatment
Anaesthetists administer different forms of anaesthetics to make patients unaware and free of pain during and after surgical procedures.
Diagnostic radiologists diagnose diseases of the human body
Gynaecologists give medical treatment and advice related to the female reproductive system, and obstetricians care for women during pregnancy and childbirth.
General practitioners diagnose and treat the health problems of individuals and families in the community. They are also involved in screening at-risk groups for diseases such as cervical cancer and diabetes.
Psychiatrists assess and provide treatment for people with mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. They also study how the brain and nervous systems function and how these interact with people's environments and the consequences.
Anesthetic technicians provide patient care in health environments such as hospital operating rooms, private practice settings and clinics.
Oncologists diagnose, treat and care for patients with cancer.
Orthotists and prosthetists are healthcare professionals who specialize in assisting patients who are partially, or completely missing a limb.