Allergists and Immunologists
- Engage in self-directed learning and continuing education activities.
- Document patients' medical histories.
- Conduct laboratory or clinical research on allergy or immunology topics.
- Provide allergy or immunology consultation or education to physicians or other health care providers.
- Prescribe medication such as antihistamines, antibiotics, and nasal, oral, topical, or inhaled glucocorticosteroids.
- Conduct physical examinations of patients.
- Order or perform diagnostic tests such as skin pricks and intradermal, patch, or delayed hypersensitivity tests.
- Educate patients about diagnoses, prognoses, or treatments.
- Interpret diagnostic test results to make appropriate differential diagnoses.
- Develop individualized treatment plans for patients, considering patient preferences, clinical data, or the risks and benefits of therapies.
- Coordinate the care of patients with other health care professionals or support staff.
- Assess the risks and benefits of therapies for allergic and immunologic disorders.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)