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Rights and Responsibilities


    As a patient you have choices, rights and responsibilities. We are concerned with providing you the very best in health care and ask that you participate in your own health care by being an active and informed consumer.


    You Have The Right To:






    An Explanation of Your Care

    Know Availability of Services

    Know All Fees For Service

    Know Names and Positions of People Serving You

    Review Your Medical Records and/or Receive a Copy

    Request Corrections to Your Medical Record

    Have Your Medical Records Released Only with Your Permission

    Request to Change Health Care Providers If Available

    Accept or Decline Care/Treatment


    You Have the Responsibility To:


    Be Honest About Your Medical History - to include hospitalizations; surgery; medications including OTC products, dietary supplements; and any allergies or sensitivities

    Report Any Changes in Your Health

    Understand the Health Care and Services Offered

    Follow Agreed Upon Health Care and Medical Instructions

    Respect Other Students and Student Health Personnel

    Make/Keep/Cancel Your Appointment

    Provide Us with Feedback for Improving Services


    Within the scope of the Student Health Service, the health care providers and staff are resources to help you achieve an optimal state of well-being


    There are limited confidentiality exceptions required by law, such as reporting certain communicable diseases, or situations which threaten your own safety or safety of others, and age of consent Updated 6/08

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