III:07:00 Health Services

I. POLICY STATEMENT

The University will maintain outpatient health services on the main campus, which will be staffed by licensed physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and ancillary personnel.

II. PURPOSE

To provide adequate health care to eligible students of Middle Tennessee State University.

III. ELIGIBILITY FOR CARE

Students will be eligible for care in the semester that they are enrolled. Enrollment shall be determined based by the student being shown as enrolled according to the University's student information system.

During the summer, students who were enrolled in the previous Spring semester and are registered for the Fall semester may use the clinic and will be charged a set fee per visit.

Limited services will be available at the discretion and direction of the Director and Medical Director for special on-campus, non-student groups such as athletic camps, music camps or other workshops.

IV. MEDICAL RECORDS

All medical records of the patients are confidential and information will not be released without written consent from the patient.

V. SCOPE OF SERVICES

A. Primary care: Diagnosis and treatment of short-term medical illnesses on an outpatient basis is provided. If the patient warrants further medical they will be referred to the local ER or a physician in the community.

B. Women's Health Clinic provides examinations, testing and birth control information.

C. Travel Clinic provides pre-travel consultations by reviewing a country –by-country analysis of the patient's itinerary and a review of previous immunizations.

D. FAA physicals provided by Senior AME certified physicians.

E. Campus Pharmacy staffed by licensed pharmacist.

Revisions: July 1, 1979; February 1, 1984; April 20, 2012.