Treatment is available for acute illnesses and injuries as well as maintenance therapy for certain chronic conditions.
Minor procedures, such as ingrown toenail removal, wound suturing, and removal of skin lesions can be done in the office. In conjunction with the patients' allergist, allergy shots can be given.
The clinic is able to offer limited on-site laboratory testing, such as strep, mononucleosis, influenza, urinalysis, and blood work. When x-rays or other diagnostic testing is required, the Medical Clinic staff helps coordinate these services for the student. Referrals to specialists can be arranged as needed.
The Medical Clinic staff works closely with the LCU Counseling Center staff to provide a team approach for those experiencing depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues.
Safe Travel Tips
If you will be traveling to a foreign country in the coming months, the LCU Medical Clinic will help you prepare for your trip by researching your destination and gathering the information you need to ensure your trip is successful. It is very important to check your immunizaiton history to make certain you are up to date on all routine immunizations.
If possible, make your appointment several weeks or months before your trip. The World Health Organization (WHO) advises travelers, "...to consult a travel medicine clinic or personal physician 4-6 weeks before departure if the travel destination is one where exposure to any vaccine-preventable diseases may occur."
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