Presentation on theme: "PALOMAR COLLEGE Health for Success HEALTH SERVICES."— Presentation transcript:
PALOMAR COLLEGE Health for Success HEALTH SERVICES
Welcome to Health Services
Where is Health Services located? SAN MARCOS CAMPUS Center of Campus Bldg. HS Near Parking Lot 11 Between Bldgs. E and B Across from Bldg. P
Health Services Location ESCONDIDO CENTER In the 500 Hallway Between Restrooms and Rm. 501 Near Administrative Offices
How may we help you?
Services Nurse Visits Doctor/Nurse Practitioner Visits Vending Machines Health Information Community Resources Health Promotions
Nurses determine which doctor is most appropriate.
Nurse Visits Coughs, colds First Aid Health Screenings Immunizations Bladder infections Pregnancy Tests Health Counseling Non prescription medications
Health Screenings Cholesterol Blood Test TB Skin Test Blood Pressure Check Vision Screening Test Hearing Test
Cholesterol Test Can be scheduled any day Requires fasting hours prior Drink plenty of water Blood Test – small tube drawn Very reasonable cost Reduced cost in February – Healthy Heart Month
Skin Test Screens for tuberculosis, a lung disease Requires 2 appointments Testing Reading hours after test Testing can be scheduled any day except Thursdays
Blood Pressure Check
Immunizations The following immunizations are provided for a fee: –Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) –Hepatitis B –Influenza (Flu shot) –Tetanus (currently not available)
Physician or Nurse Practitioner Appointments Can Treat Most Health Problems Women’s Health Men’s Health Physicals Lab Tests Prescriptions
Health Problems Treated by Physician or Nurse Practitioner Skin problems acne, warts, rashes, skin infections, etc. Infections strep throat, bronchitis, sinus, eye, ear, mono, etc. Other health problems Allergies, asthma, thyroid, intestinal, musculoskeletal, etc.
Women’s Health Pap Smears STD Testing Birth Control Pills Pregnancy Testing
Physicals Academic Programs Nursing Dental Assisting Paramedic Fire/Police Academy DMV College Transfers
Health Information Bookmarks on Health Topics Brochures on Health Topics Web Site with Health Resources Videos
Community Resources Dental Optometry Counseling Health Insurance Community Clinics STD Testing for Males Other Community Referrals
Health Promotions Blood Drives Free HIV Testing Flu Shots Mini Physicals Breast Cancer Awareness Red Ribbon Week AIDS Awareness Health Fair
Blood Drives San Marcos –2 each semester Escondido –1 each semester
Free HIV Testing The OraQuick test is done using a small drop of blood from the finger. Test Accuracy is 99.9%. Results are known in 20 minutes. Test is anonymous - means you give a first name only and it can be any name that you will remember.
Flu Shots Available annually Low Cost
Mini Physicals Physical Exam with Physician or Nurse Practitioner Blood Tests include –Chem Panel –CBC Urine Test Test for blood in stool (Age 40 and older) Hearing Screening Test Vision Screening Test Offered in November and April Very Reasonable Cost
Health and Safety Expo
Services for Employees Nurse Visits Blood Pressure screening & monitoring First Aid Vending Machine TB Testing Cholesterol Tests Flu Shots Mini-Physicals Over-the-Counter Medications
Hours – San Marcos Campus Monday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Tuesday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Wednesday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm