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Patient Care: Watkins Health Services

Policy
Purpose: 

To describe pertinent processes related to how patient services are provided by Watkins Health Services.

Applies to: 

All persons receiving services at Watkins Health Services

Campus: 
Lawrence
Policy Statement: 

Watkins Health Services maintains internal policies and procedures to assure quality patient care is provided for the students and staff at the University of Kansas.

Contact: 

Chief of Medical Staff
Watkins Health Services
Watkins Memorial Health Center
1200 Schwegler Drive
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
785-864-9500

Approved by: 
Watkins Health Services Director & Chief of Medical Staff
Approved on: 
Sunday, October 1, 2006
Effective on: 
Sunday, October 1, 2006
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Background: 

Watkins Health Services is a nationally accredited ambulatory health care facility. Services are provided at Watkins Memorial Health Center on the Lawrence campus. The health center employs a staff of board certified Physicians and Nurse Practitioners, plus a clinical support staff including nursing, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory, physical therapy, and nutrition. Services also include Immunization & Allergy injections, Nurse Triage, GYN, a Walk In Clinic, and a 24/7 Nurse Help Line.

Watkins Health Services is designed to provide care to a university population. Services are available six days a week. More information is available at the Watkins Health Services website.

Specific policies/procedures relating to certain aspects of patient care are listed with this document.

Keywords: 
Terminating; Advance Directives; Patient Acknowledgement; Consent; Informed Consent; Personal Representative; Pharmacy; Laboratory Results; Patients; Infectious Disease Reporting; Female Patients; Ambulance; Patient Chaperone, Did Not Keep Appointment; Communicable Disease; Hepatitis B Vaccination; Meningitis Vaccination; Travel Medicine; International Student Screening; Immunotherapy Injections; GYN; Urgent Care
Review, Approval & Change History: 

04/01/2016: Removed a link and updated outdated links.

11/20/2014: Fixed broken links under Related Policies.

10/27/2014: Updated the title of the unit to Watkins Health Services.

Student Life Categories: 
Health & Wellness

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