Student Health provides health care for acuteillness, stable chronic illnesses, contraceptivecounseling, and contraception, well womenexaminations, physical examinations, and STIcounseling and testing. Student Health and Wellness is also able toprovide immunizations and laboratory testing.
Student Health is staffed by NursePractitioners, Registered Nurses, a HealthEducator, and support staff. Physician consultation is available to the NursePractitioners as needed and a Physician isonsite weekly. Nurse Practitioners can assess, diagnose, andtreat acute illnesses and stable chronic illnesses.They can also prescribe medications as neededfor illnesses.
To make online appointments or to send asecure message to a provider, use the link onthe Student Health and Wellness website orvisit our secure Student Health and Wellnessweb portal:https://studenthealth.umkc.edu
Health Promotion Services supports student’ssuccess by providing timely and accurateinformation, smoking cessation, health-relatedprograms and events. Health Promotion Services is committed tocreating a healthy campus environment. Foradditional information contact our HealthEducator at:firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no visit charge for currently enrolledUMKC students. Some services do incur a fee. Charges can be paid by cash, check, orstudent’s UMKC account.
Students may be seen regardless of their insurancestatus. Student Health does not bill insurance directly. An itemized and coded form can be requested andsubmitted to insurance for reimbursement by thestudent. UMKC does not offer a student accident andsickness insurance plan through Aetna StudentHealth. Information can be found at Student Health andWellness website.
The MindBody Connection, located in theStudent Success Center, strives to enhancestudent development and academic success tohelp students manage stress by: Identify and capitalize on student’s personalstrengths. Learn and implement new skills. Access relevant campus and community resources.
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