Student Health Services Patient's Bill of Rights

A patient has the right:

  • To considerate and respectful care
  • To be treated with dignity
  • To health care that is accessible and meets professional standards, regardless of the setting
  • To appropriate privacy during examinations and treatments
  • To coordination and continuity of care
  • To expect that all communications and records pertaining to his/her care will be confidential
  • To have the opportunity to approve or refuse release of records
  • To informed participation in all decisions involving his/her health care
  • To information regarding time and services available as well as information regarding after hours and emergency care
  • To information about the names, qualifications and titles of personnel responsible for providing his/her health care
  • To refuse treatment to the extent permitted by law: to be informed of the medical consequences of his/her action
  • To be aware of means for expressing dissatisfaction with services and to make recommendations for improvement