Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases and disorders of the nervous system. Manages neurological services.
Examines, diagnoses, and treats neurological diseases and disorders. Prepares and reviews case histories and obtains data through interviews. Examines patients, determines need for clinical laboratory tests, and interprets examination findings and test results. Prescribes neurological treatment. 2.2. Manages neurological services. Formulates plans and procedures for neurological services. Schedules use of diagnostic and treatment facilities and assigns nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and medical technicians. Advises on kind and quantity of neurological supplies. Coordinates neurological services with other medical activities. Instructs interns and residents in neurological techniques. Supervises medical technicians in operation of, and serves as consultant on electroencephalographic apparatus and other neurological diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
For award of AFSC 44N3, completion of a residency or fellowship in neurology acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory.