THE HEALTH CENTER at Saint Xavier University
We are a nurse practitioner-led primary care clinic • We serve the SXU student population, faculty, and staff as well as members of the community • Unsure what a nurse practitioner is or what we can do? http://www.aanp.org/all-about-nps/what-is-an-np Who Are We?
Staff: • One full-time NP • Three part-time NPs • One registered nurse • Two front office staff • One collaborating family practice physician (not on site, always available by phone for any questions or concerns) Who Are We?
Minor Injury or Illness • Comprehensive Physicals (School and Sports Physicals included) • Well-Woman Exams • Immunizations, Drug Screens, TB Skin Testing • Chronic Illness Management • Laboratory Services (including titers) • Health Education and Promotion • Referrals Services Provided
Hours: 8:30-4:30pm M-F We STRONGLY encourage you to make an appointment: (773) 298-3712 Bring your ID (driver’s license or Cougar Card) AND your insurance card We accept ALL insurance and will NEVER deny you care When You Need Us…
Required by Illinois Law for college entrance: • Td/Tdapin the last 10 years • MMR (two doses) Required:Students must turn in your Certificate of Immunity forms to the Health Center no later than August 26th • Optional, Highly Recommended for young adults: • Meningitis: one vaccine • Hepatitis B: series of 3 vaccines • Varicella (Chicken pox): series of 2 vaccines • Hepatitis A: series of 2 vaccines • HPV (Gardasil): series of 3 vaccines For more information on these vaccines and the diseases they are preventing, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ SXU Student Immunizations
DTaP • DTaP-Hib-IPV (Pentacel) • Hepatitis A • Hepatitis B • HIB • HPV (Gardasil) • Influenza • MMR (measles/mumps/rubella) • Meningitis • Polio (IPV) • Pneumococcal 13 (Prevnar 13) • Rotavirus (Rotateq) • Td (tetanus/diptheria) • Tdap (tetanus/diptheria/pertussis) • Varicella The SXU Health Center offers a wide variety of immunizations, for both children and adults. Please call for the most up-to-date prices and availability: Immunizations Offered For more information on these vaccines and the diseases they are preventing, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
PLEASE bring all prescription medications with you, including inhalers and nebulizers • We recommend that students have a “health kit” with them at school which includes things like common over-the-counter medications (especially for cold/allergy symptoms) and remedies. • Keep name/number of primary care provider/specialists in wallet • Optional: Fill out voluntary disclosure of medical condition form (you can pick one up at the Health Center) Reminders for Students
Our main goal at the SXU Health Center is to maintain the health and wellness of our patients to allow them to be successful in school and in life. In Conclusion…