Medical-Dental Clinic

Date posted: 2018-05-15 03:45:20

The University Medical Health unit is headed by the incumbent licensed university Health Nurse who works in close coordination with part-time medical doctor and dentist hired for medical and dental services, respectively. 

Services:

* Handles simple, uncomplicated and stable medical cases;

* Engages in preventive-promotive activities such as physical, medical and dental examinations;

* Renders diagnostic and treatment services;

* Attends to accidents and emergencies;

* Refers cases to hospitals;

* Provides assistance in the screening of prospective freshmen/women students of the university;

* Conducts medical examinations to students who will be deployed in their supervised industrial training, practicum, field study, on-the-job training, educational trip and/or tour, and other significant off-campus activities such as as SCUAA and cultural competitions;

* Keeps medical records of students and personnel;

* Facilitates the conduct of Annual Random Drug Test to students implemented by CHED pursuant to RA 9165-Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002;

* Conducts regular evaluation and monitoring of boarding houses and cottages inside the state university campus to ensure cleanliness, hygiene, and sanitation; and

* Conducts inspection of food vendors in the school campus as to their food preparation, hygiene and sanitation.

NEWS


Medical-Dental Clinic, NSTP Conduct Bloodletting; Set Next One for December 2018

Sixty seven donors participated in the bloodletting activity conducted by the Medical Dental Office on March 1, 2018 at the CPSU Main Campus. 

The activity is in close coordination with the university National Service Training Program (NSTP), which did the campaign for people to donate blood.  The NSTP has been conducting a yearly bloodletting since 2010.  Whereas, it is the second year for the Medical-Dental Office to do so.

The Office is targeting to conduct bloodletting twice a year with the second one tentatively scheduled for December of this year.

            "If you have a donor card, you will have easy access from blood centers in case you need blood.  You can get it immediately in case of emergency," Kristine A. Duran, the university nurse said, when asked about the advantage of participating in the bloodletting.  The processing fee may also be waived as a privilege if the patient is admitted in a private hospital, according to her.  Processing fee is free of charge if the patient is a Philhealth member and admitted in a government hospital.

"It will replenish blood supply, and facilitate growth of new cells too," she added. 

            The event is also part of the extension service of the university.  It was conducted in partnership with the Kabankalan City Health Office, Negros First Provincial Blood Center-Bacolod, and the Barangay Council of Camingawan.

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