As a Student Health and Counseling Services patient, you have the Right to:
Be treated with respect, consideration and dignity.
Be given privacy during discussion, examination and treatment.
Be provided information regarding your diagnosis, treatment and prognosis in language
The confidential treatment of all medical records, approval or refusal of the release
of medical records, except when otherwise required by law.
Receive reasonable continuity of care and know the names and title of those participating
in your care.
Participate in decisions involving your care, except when such participation is contraindicated
for medical reasons.
Be informed of SHCS’s availability of services.
Change providers, if other qualified providers are available.
Express suggestions and/or grievances to the SHCS Director; by filling out a patient feedback form on the SHCS campus website or via patient suggestion boxes located in the reception
area, counseling waiting area, and check out.
Make an informed decision to decline diagnostic evaluations or treatments to the extent
permitted by law, including formulating Advanced Directives and accept responsibility for the outcome of such decisions.
As a Student Health and Counseling Services patient, you are Responsible for:
Providing complete and accurate information, to the best of your ability, about your
health, any medications taken, including over-the-counter products and dietary supplements,
and any allergies or sensitivities.
Inform SHCS of living will, Advance Directive, Medical Power of Attorney, or other
information that could influence care.
Arriving on time for appointments and canceling appointments ahead of time if you
cannot make them.
Following the agreed upon treatment plan prescribed by your provider and participating
in your care.