STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITY
Student has the right:
Ø To receive considerate and respectful care at Student Health Services.
Ø To receive an explanation of your nursing assessment, treatment, and prognosis in terms you can understand.
Ø To receive the necessary information to participate in decisions about your care and to give your informed consent before any treatment or therapeutic procedure is performed.
Ø To refuse treatment, and to be informed of the consequences of making this decision.
Ø To expect that your personal privacy will be respected by all staff. This includes protection from access to your confidential information by faculty and non-health service staff that are not responsible for direct health care, and by other students working at the health service not trained or qualified to provide care.
Ø To expect that your medical records will be kept confidential and will be released only with your written consent, in cases of medical emergencies, or in response to court-ordered subpoenas. (Confidentiality can be violated if the individual poses a significant threat of harm to self or others).
Ø To know the names and positions of people involved in your care by personal introduction and identification badges.
Ø To review any medical records created and maintained by the Student Health Services regarding your care and treatment.
Student is responsible:
Ø For providing accurate and truthful information about your past health history.
Ø For asking questions if you do not understand the explanation of your assessment, treatment, or any other instructions.
Ø For providing the necessary personal information to complete your medical record.
Ø For arriving at your appointment on time, or notifying Student Health Services that you will be late.
Ø For canceling or rescheduling an appointment you cannot attend. If an appointment is missed twice Student Health Services has the right to refuse to schedule future appointments for the student.