As a patient of our Student Health Service, you are entitled to the following rights:
- To be treated with respect, dignity, consideration, and without discrimination.
- To receive quality healthcare.
- To obtain an explanation of your diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis in terms you can understand.
- To receive information necessary to give informed consent prior to the start of any treatment.
- To have appropriate privacy.
- To have the confidentiality of your records protected and, except when required by law, to be given the opportunity to approve or refuse their release.
- To know who is counseling, caring for, and/or treating you. The physician’s name and professional qualifications should be visible or stated upon introduction.
- To change providers upon request and/or seek a second opinion.
- To refuse medical treatment, except as prohibited by law, and to be completely informed of the consequences of making this decision.
- To receive information regarding the scope and availability of services.
- To receive information regarding fees for services, particularly notification as to what may involve additional charges.
- To be informed of any research aspect of your care and the right to refuse to participate. Such refusal will not jeopardize your access to medical care and treatment.