Assess and manage the patient’s general medical status.
Prevent, diagnose, and manage diseases, disorders, and injuries of the
pediatric and adult lower extremity.
Demonstrate ability to formulate a methodical and comprehensive treatment
plan with appreciation of healthcare costs.
Practice and abide by the principles of informed consent.
Communicate effectively in a multi-disciplinary setting.
Demonstrate accurate charting, dictation and record keeping.
Demonstrate continued self-study & regular literature review.
Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology in each core
Demonstrate an understanding of the psychosocial and healthcare needs for
patients in all life stages: pediatric through geriatric.
Practice with professionalism, compassion, and concern in a legal,
Abide by state and federal laws, including the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA),
Governing the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery.
Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural values, behaviors, and
preferences of one’s patients when providing care to persons whose race,
ethnicity, nation of origin, religion, gender and/or sexual orientation is/are
different from one’s own.
Accept criticism constructively.
Demonstrate professional humanistic qualities.
Demonstrate professional appearance.
Demonstrate pattern of punctuality and reliability in performance of his/her
Be professionally inquisitive, life-long learners and teachers
scholarly activity, and information technologies to enhance professional
knowledge and clinical practice.
Demonstrate familiarity with utilization management and quality improvement
Demonstrate an understanding of public health concepts, health promotion, and
Manage individuals and populations in a variety of socioeconomic and
Understand podiatric practice management in a multitude of healthcare delivery
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