Student Health Clinic

About Us

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses with additional education at the Masters level which provides them with the advanced and legal scope of practice to:

  • Autonomously diagnose and treat illnesses
  • Order and interpret tests
  • Prescribe medication
  • Perform minor surgical procedures
  • Refer to specialists
  • NPs are health care professionals who treat the whole person which includes:
    • Addressing physical, mental, emotional needs
    • Focusing on how an illness affects a person’s life and family
    • Health promotion
    • Collaborating with the person using an evidence-based, informed decision-making approach to care