Unformatted text preview: internal medicine. To get these certifications doctors must meet the educational requirements and must also pass comprehensive examinations. The scope of the practice is one to treat high blood pressure, heart disease such as congestive heart failure, any type of arrhythmias which is irregular heartbeat and also the treatment of heart attacks. They can also perform angioplasty surgeries as well as administer stress tests to determine the health of the heart. The primary responsibilities are to ensure that their patient’s heart health is maintained to the best of the patient’s ability, he recommends, prescribes and designs medication plans for patients to help keep their heart at the best performance it can have....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10