1. Take an accurate and adequate history. 2. Perform an adequate physical examination. 3. Know what essential tests or investigations are required to make a diagnosis, to interpret the results, and to make a diagnosis based on logical deduction. 4. Know what supportive test or investigations are required to make a general assessment of the patient, and to interpret the results. 5. Perform certain of these diagnostic and supportive tests or investigations. 6. Know the principles of treatment. 7. Perform certain specified therapeutic procedures.