Confidentiality Policy: Student Health Services
All conversations, examinations, and interviews with students are covered by state law and ethics of confidentiality. In emergency cases, where life or limb is threatened, the policy of confidentiality will be governed by one of reasonableness and accepted statutes. A student s permission must be given by written consent before Health Services can release specific medical information or any portion of a medical record including releases to parents, university officials, and external agencies.
Notice of Privacy Practices - The Notice of Privacy Practices describes how medical information about students may be used and disclosed and how students can obtain access to this information. The notice includes statements on: a student s "health record," the Department of Health Services legal duty, uses and disclosures of health information, and a student s health information rights.
Director, Health and Counseling Services