Asking patients to describe their symptoms and medical histories
Conducting diagnostic tests and procedures to determine the nature of an illness
Making diagnoses, based on test results and patient observation
Discussing treatment options with patients and their families, advising them of the potential benefits, risks and costs
Developing treatment plans and coordinating care with other medical-service providers
Creating and continually updating patient records
Supervising and managing technicians and administrative staffObtaining continuing education to stay up-to-date on neurology research and innovations.
Taking part in research studies, writing for medical journals and giving presentations at professional conferences.