Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Outpatient Facilities and Primary Care
Slide content:Primary Care Characteristics - 6 Primary Care Clinicians Diagnose and manage most needs Have limitations within practice Due to limitation May call other practitioners May include specialists for further evaluation/treatment 17
Slide notes:Primary care clinicians are trained to diagnose and manage most of the health care needs of their patients. However, primary care does have limitations on the scope of its practice. When appropriate, primary care clinicians call upon other health care practitioners or specialists for further evaluation or treatment of patients. 17