Men's Health Care
A full array of men's health services is available to FAU students. This health care is provided by Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners and Physicians. Following is a description of some of the services available. These services are available to any student, regardless of which campus he attends.
Annual men's health examinations are offered by appointment. These examinations include a urinalysis, blood pressure, weight, genitourinary exam, and gonorrhea and syphilis testing as well. A general health assessment also focuses on risk factors for AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections and preventive health measures such as testicular self-exam and prostate cancer screening, if indicated.
Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing
Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is available by appointment. These infections include gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis, trichomonas, genital warts (HPV), herpes, pubic lice, scabies, HIV and hepatitis. The Provider and the patient together decide which tests will be performed, based upon which symptoms are present, possible exposure, risk factors, and patient request.
General Medical Issues
In addition to the above services, Student Health Services offers the following: TB (tuberculosis) screenings, smoking cessation treatment, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and minor injuries. In partnership with Counseling & Psychological Services, Student Health Services provides medical management of depression, anxiety, domestic abuse issues, eating disorders, stress-related disorders, mood disorders, and other emotional issues.
Student Health Services offers health promotion counseling including, but not limited to, cancer prevention, STI prevention, substance abuse, nutrition and exercise, and sexual health issues.
Instructions If You Are Having An Examination
If you make an appointment for an annual exam or STI screening, do not urinate for two hours prior to your appointment time. The provider will talk with you and answer any questions you have before the examination.
Educational pamphlets covering a wide variety of medical/health issues are available for students in the clinic and may assist with self-care and decision making.