Examines, diagnoses, and treats, by surgical and conservative means, injuries and disorders of the genitourinary tract. Manages urological surgery services.
For award of AFSC 45U3, completion of a residency or fellowship in urology acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF, is mandatory.
Same as junior tasks.
Examines, diagnoses, and treats, by surgical means, injuries and disorders of the genitourinary tract. Prepares and reviews case histories and obtains data through interviews. Examines patients and determines x-ray examinations and laboratory tests required. Interprets test results and evaluates examination findings. Directs nurses in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care such as administering sedatives, prescribing diets, and preparing operative area of patient. Applies surgical procedures and coordinates operation with the anesthesiologist. Administers and prescribes such conservative measures of treatment as antibiotics, drugs, and compresses. Treats patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhages, and other complications. Manages urological surgery services. Formulates plans and procedures for urological service. Schedules operations and assigns surgeons, nurses, and medical technicians. Advises on kind and quality of urological surgery services with other medical activities. Instructs interns and residents in urological surgery procedures. Serves as consultant on urology.