BRADY HEALTH CENTER
Located off Center Street next to
Sowers & Allen Residence Halls
NURSE DIRECTED
CENTER
Staffing:
– 2 Full-time NP’s
– 2 Full-time RN’s
– 2 Full-time Administrative staff
– Part-time physician
– Part-time Dietician
Accredited by AAAHC
MISSION/GOALS
• Provide students with:
– timely, convenient, quality, cost effective
health care services
– health education
– programs to promote healthy behaviors
OPERATING
PROCEDURES
• Scheduled Appointments
• Hours of Operation:
– Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
– Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• After Hours Emergency care:
– Call Campus Police or 911
– Ambulance Service
SERVICES
– Primary Care
– Immunizations
– Allergy Injections
– STI testing and treatment
– Women’s Health
• Well GYN
• Contraceptive services
WELLNESS SERVICES
• SMOKING CESSATION
• BOBCATS FOR BETTER HEALTH
• Registered Dietician Consultant
REQUIRED HEALTH INFORMATION
• Tuberculosis Risk Assessment (complete online)
- PPD skin test or blood work for TB if indicated by risk
assessment
• Medical History (complete online)
- Need parental consent signed if student <18 years of age
• Immunizations - acceptable documentation includes:
-Copy of high school immunization record
-Immunization record from your health care provider
-Copy of official lab titer report for M-M-R
Requirements for Athletes
• Physical Exam
• Sickle Cell Screen
-NCAA recommends athletic departments
confirm sickle cell trait status in all student
athletes
Physical Exam for other students is
recommended but not required
REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS
• 2 doses MMR (Measles, Mumps
and Rubella) vaccine after the
first birthday
• Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis
vaccine (Tdap or Td) within 10
years
RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS
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Meningitis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis A
HPV vaccine
Varicella if no history chickenpox
Annual Influenza vaccine
Meningitis Vaccine
• Those in on-campus housing must receive
the meningococcal vaccination or sign a
waiver
• Recommend that students be vaccinated
before arrival on campus
• Health center does have meningococcal
vaccine available
Meningitis Vaccine Recommendations
• Routine vaccination recommended at
age 11-12 years with a booster dose
at age 16 years
• If first dose given at or after age 16
years, booster dose not needed as
long as there are no other risk factors
PERTUSSIS (Whooping Cough)
• Highly contagious respiratory tract infection
• Immunity from childhood vaccinations wanes
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over time
In 2005, CDC recommended routine use of
Tdap (combined Tetanus, Diphtheria &
Pertussis) in adolescents aged 11-18 years
instead of Td and in adults needing a tetanus
booster.
Tdap available at Health Center
Hepatitis B vaccine
• Three injections are needed for full
protection
• Available at heath center
HPV Vaccine (Gardasil)
• Approved June, 2006
• Protects against 4 strains of HPV – two of
which are linked to 70% of the cervical
cancer in this country
• Three injections over 6 months
• Have available at Health Center
Influenza Vaccination
• Recommended for all persons, including school•
aged children, who want to reduce the risk of
becoming ill with influenza
Two types of Influenza vaccine available at the
health center: Trivalent Inactivated Influenza
Vaccine (TIV) & Live, Intranasal Influenza
Vaccine (LAIV)
• Have available each fall starting in October and
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continue to vaccinate through flu season
Students e-mailed to notify
Cost usually about $20
Prevention
• Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue
when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in
the trash after you use it.
• Wash your hands often with soap and
water, especially after you cough or sneeze.
Alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Germs spread this way.
• Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
• Stay home if you are sick to keep from
infecting others and spreading
the virus further.
REFERRALS AND OFF CAMPUS
FACILITIES
• On Campus:
– Counseling Center
• Off Campus:
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Frostburg Medical Center
Health Matters Urgent Care
Western Maryland Health System
Specific Physicians and/or Dentists
Health Insurance
• Not required but highly recommend that
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students have for care outside health center.
With Health Care Reform, students under the
age of 26 years should be able to continue on
their parent’s health insurance policy.
Currently link on web site under “Student
Insurance” for plan through American College
Student Association
BRING THE FOLLOWING
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Thermometer
Pain/Fever Reducer
Decongestant
Cough Syrup
Throat Lozenges
Anti-Diarrhea/Upset
Stomach Relief
Allergy Medication
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Band Aids
Antibacterial Ointment
Tweezers
Tissues
Health Insurance
Card
Waterless Hand
Sanitizer
•LOCAL PHARMACIES
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Pharmacare Frostburg
Rite Aid (Frostburg)
Walmart (LaVale)
CVS (LaVale)
• Please remember to get refills of any
prescription medication you take on
a regular basis
CHARGES
• User fee
• Other miscellaneous
– Prescription medications
– Immunizations
– Lab
– Well GYN
– Sports physicals
Factors Affecting Academic Performance
NCHA II Survey
Spring 2009
18
16
14
12
10
8
6
4
2
0
Stress
Sleep difficulties
Cold/Flu/Sore
throat
Anxiety
Relationship
difficulties
Concern for
friend/family
Depression
Actual vs Perceived Use
Cigarettes
Spring 2009
70
60
50
40
Act ual Use
Perceived Use
30
20
10
0
Never
Used (not i n past 30 days)
Used 1 - 9 days
Used 10-29 days
Used al l 30 days
Actual vs Perceived Use
Alcohol
Spring 2009
50
45
40
35
30
Act ual Use
25
Perceived Use
20
15
10
5
0
Never
Used (not i n past 30 days)
Used 1 - 9 days
Used 10-29 days
Used al l 30 days
CONFIDENTIALITY
MISSED CLASSES
Notes for missed classes are not provided
Electronic Medical Records
the Brady Connection
• Required health forms that can be completed
on line
-Tuberculosis Risk Assessment
Also -Consent to treat
-Notice of Privacy
-Medical History Form
• Downloadable Forms that are required
-Immunization form –needs signed by health care
provider
- Minor Consent if < 18
Electronic Medical Records
the Brady Connection
Check-in at Kiosk in waiting room using FSU ID card
Appointment Reminders via FSU e-mail and text
messaging
BRADY HEALTH CENTER WEB SITE
www.frostburg.edu/brady/
Printable forms as well as other good health
information is available on our web site
ANY QUESTIONS?
• www.frostburg.edu/
• [email protected]
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