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Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists perform surgery to correct diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Also known as an ENT specialist, an Otolaryngologist is a physician who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists work with patients of all ages who suffer from diseases in those areas.

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Alternative names: Head and Neck Surgeon; Otorhinolaryngologist

Knowledge, skills and attributes

To become a Medical Radiation Therapist, you would need:

  • interest and ability in science
  • attention to detail
  • able to work neatly and accurately

 

Duties and Tasks

  • Examines patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimates and explains risks to patients, and selects the best operational procedures.
  • Reviews reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories.
  • Consults with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients.
  • Performs surgical operations.
  • Examines instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed.
  • Instructs other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements.
  • Prescribes post-operative care, and observes and investigates patients' progress.
  • Maintains records of operations performed.
  • May specialise in particular types of operations.

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Education and training/entrance requirements

You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons before you can specialise as a Otorhinolaryngologist.

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