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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Family Medicine Physicians.

  • Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Inform patients and refer to appropriate practitioners when diagnosis reveals findings outside physical therapy.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals.
  • Refer clients to community resources or services.
29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook
  • Identify tubal and ectopic pregnancies and refer patients for treatments.
  • Refer patients to specialists for procedures such as ultrasounds or biophysical profiles.
  • Provide, or refer patients to other providers for, education or counseling on topics such as genetic testing, newborn care, contraception, or breastfeeding.
29-1299.01 Naturopathic Physicians
  • Consult with other health professionals to provide optimal patient care, referring patients to traditional health care professionals as necessary.
  • Order diagnostic imaging procedures such as radiographs (x-rays), ultrasounds, mammograms, and bone densitometry tests, or refer patients to other health professionals for these procedures.
29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
  • Consult with, or refer patients to, appropriate specialists when conditions exceed the scope of practice or expertise.
  • Treat or refer patients for primary care conditions, such as headaches, hypertension, urinary tract infections, upper respiratory infections, and dermatological conditions.
29-1041.00 Optometrists
  • Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary.
29-1011.00 Chiropractors Bright Outlook
  • Consult with or refer patients to appropriate health practitioners when necessary.
29-2051.00 Dietetic Technicians
  • Refer patients to other relevant services to provide continuity of care.
29-1081.00 Podiatrists
  • Refer patients to physicians when symptoms indicative of systemic disorders, such as arthritis or diabetes, are observed in feet and legs.
29-1229.02 Hospitalists
  • Refer patients to medical specialists, social services, or other professionals as appropriate.
29-1229.03 Urologists
  • Refer patients to specialists when condition exceeds experience, expertise, or scope of practice.
29-1218.00 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
29-1242.00 Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioners when necessary.
29-1299.02 Orthoptists
  • Refer patients to ophthalmic surgeons or other physicians.
29-1051.00 Pharmacists
  • Refer patients to other health professionals or agencies when appropriate.
29-1214.00 Emergency Medicine Physicians
  • Refer patients to specialists or other practitioners.
29-1221.00 Pediatricians, General
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
29-1211.00 Anesthesiologists
  • Provide medical care and consultation in many settings, prescribing medication and treatment and referring patients for surgery.
29-1213.00 Dermatologists
  • Refer patients to other specialists, as needed.
29-9092.00 Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook
  • Refer patients to specialists or community resources.
29-1241.00 Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
  • Refer patients for more specialized treatments when conditions exceed the experience, expertise, or scope of practice of practitioner.