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Pittsburg state university

Pittsburg State University

Student Health and Counseling Services

Student health and counseling services
Student Health and Counseling Services

Bryant Student Health Center

1801 S. Broadway

Pittsburg, KS 66762




Office Hours: M-F 8:00AM – 4:00PM

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Eligibility requirements
Eligibility Requirements

  • Any student currently enrolled at Pittsburg State University is eligible for services.

  • Spouses of Students can receive services after paying a student health fee. Services are not available to other dependents.

  • SUMMER SERVICE: Students who were enrolled for the spring semester, not attending in the summer session, but pre-enrolled for the fall semester, are eligible with payment of the summer student health fee.

Student health fees
Student Health Fees

  • Full –time students $84.00/semester

  • Medical building assessment


  • Covers unlimited medical visits at no additional charge. Special exams and surgical procedures incur additional greatly discounted charges.

Operational budget
Operational Budget

  • Student fees: $1,077,000

  • Revenue from procedures $ 200,000

    (meds, surgical, lab) $1,277,000


  • Salaries, Medical supplies,

    Utilities, Bldg. Maintenance $1,270,000


In efforts to protect patient confidentiality, the Student

Health Services is compliant with HIPAA Standards

and Regulations. We do not release private health

information about a student without that student’s

written permission, except in the case of imminent

danger to themselves or others, child/dependent abuse,

court order, or where otherwise required by law.

*Notations of counseling services or health services are not part of a

student’s academic record at PSU.

Student visits
Student Visits

  • Visits FY 09 16,000

  • Visits Aug.-Oct. ’09 3,800

    Top Five Medical Conditions:

  • Physical Examinations

  • Respiratory Infections

  • Influenza-like-illness

  • Allergies

  • Other Infections

Student health services
Student Health Services

  • Walk-ins, on a first come, first serve basis, with emergencies taking precedence

  • Can also make appointment, which makes visits faster

  • Self Check-in

  • Gorilla Wellness-on-line appointment scheduling

  • Visits at no charge, with additional costs for pharmacy, lab work, specialty appointments, and school-related physicals

Insurance information
Insurance Information

Student Health Services will file claims to the State of Kansas Student Health Insurance. (Refer to your policy for specific coverage).

For all other health plans, a receipt can be provided to you to file with your insurance carrier.

Electronic medical records
Electronic Medical Records

  • Student Health Services uses an electronic medical records system called Point and Click Solutions.

  • Secure server housed separate from our office within Information Services.

  • This allows for better care of the students in an effort to focus on both the mental health and physical health.

View of diagnostic equipment board and computer for electronic medical records
View of diagnostic equipment boardand computer for electronic medical records.

Gorilla wellness on line
Gorilla Wellness On-line

  • www.pittstate.edu/health

  • Appointments

  • Forms

  • Messages

*Appointments for counseling services cannot be made online, call the office to make those appointments.

Medical services
Medical Services

  • Medical/Surgical

  • Physical Examinations

  • Women’s/Men’s Health

  • Allergy/ Immunizations

  • Laboratory/ X-Ray Services

  • Pharmacy Services

  • Consultation &Referrals

Outpatient medical surgical services
Outpatient Medical/Surgical Services

  • Common Illness – Respiratory Infections, UTI’s, Flu Syndrome, Allergies.

  • Injuries – Orthopedic injury, back pain.

  • Surgical procedures – Laceration repair, lesion excision, I&D, wart hyphrecation,

  • Recovery Room – Observation and IV Therapy.

Physical examinations
Physical Examinations

  • Sports Related – Required through SHS

  • Teaching Physicals – Pre-Lab and Student Teaching

  • Nursing Physicals

  • Study Abroad Travel Consults

  • Work Physicals


  • MMR

    • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella

    • Should have 2 shots in lifetime

  • Meningitis

  • Gardisil

  • Varicella Booster

  • Flu


  • All students living in the dorms

  • Athletes

  • Bacterial Infection that can cause death, but is very preventable with vaccine

  • Spread through respiratory secretions


  • Vaccination for HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

  • STD that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts

  • Recommended for women only age 9-26

Varicella booster
Varicella Booster

  • Chicken pox vaccine

  • Need to have second shot if received the first as a child

  • No need for vaccine if had chickenpox

Influenza flu
Influenza (Flu)

  • Given in the Fall

  • Must be given each year

  • Very important for anyone with chronic illnesses, children, and the elderly

  • Seasonal and H1N1

Specialty services
Specialty Services

  • ENT

  • Orthopedics

  • Dietitian

  • Mental Health Counseling

    * Some services offered for a nominal fee

Counseling services
Counseling Services

  • Individual/Group Therapy

  • Marital/Couples Therapy

  • Group Therapy

  • Psychological Testing

  • PSU Mandated Substance Abuse Evaluation

  • Student Accommodation Services

Mental health counseling
Mental Health Counseling

Services are offered to help students with a variety of problem areas including:

  • Depression, anxiety, attention (ADHD)

  • Family problems, communication skills

  • Relationships, self-esteem

  • Stress, substance abuse/misuse


Building Stronger Gorillas


  • A program that focuses on the strengths of college-age students

  • Uses the Clifton StrengthsFinder to find students 5 most prominent themes that can be used to facilitate success in their academics, career, and relationships

Center for student accommodations
Center for Student Accommodations

  • Provides support services to students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Services provided include:

    • Testing modifications

    • Assistance in understanding and completing assignments

  • To Qualify:

    • Be admitted to PSU

    • Make an appointment to visit with an assistant in the Center for Student Accommodations

    • Send a copy of your most recent IEP, 504 Plan or documentation from a doctor stating the nature of your learning disability

  • Kelly Heiskell, EdS

    Interim Coordinator of the Center for Student Accommodations


    • Donald Holsinger, MD

      Director of Medical Services

    • Steven Mayhew, PhD

      Director of Counseling Services

    • Rita Girth, RN

      Director of Operation Services

    • Vicki Webber, PA

    • Carrie Farrington, ARNP

    • Christine Perez, LCPC

    • Michael Wyczynski, Intern

    After hours emergencies
    After Hours Emergencies

    • SEK Urgent Care

      200 E. Centennial Suites 3 & 4

      Pittsburg, KS 66762


      Mon-Sat: 8:00am – 7:00pm

      Sun: 1:00pm – 7:00 pm

    • Mt. Carmel Quick Care

    • 1102 E. Centennial

    • Pittsburg, KS 66762

    • 620-235-7845

    • Mon-Sat: 9:00am – 8:00pm

    • Sun: 1:00pm – 7:00 pm

    • Mt. Carmel Medical Center Emergency Room offers 24 hr per day physician coverage. For emergency transportation, students may call the Crawford County Ambulance Service 231-3344 or dial 911.

    • Crawford County Mental Health Center Save Line: 620-232-SAVE (7283)