Comprehensive medical care is provided for all eligible FAU students. General medical care is provided for:
- Infections such as coughs, colds, sore throats, tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, pink eye, ear aches, urine infections, and skin infections;
- Skin problems such as rashes, hives, cuts, burns, bruises;
- Accidents such as sprains, strains, injuries, needle sticks, back aches;
- Gastrointestinal problems such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, rectal pain or bleeding;
- General problems such as fatigue, malaise, aching, joint pain, allergies, allergic reaction, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, asthma or wheezing, high blood pressure or diabetes;
- Men's health problems, such as testicular pain, scrotal masses, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), burning with urination;
- Mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, panic and sleep disturbances; and
- Counseling and health teaching on diet, STIs, birth control and health promotion.
- Complete examinations for routine, or pre-employment physicals. These include a complete history and physical, height, weight, blood pressure, urinalysis, and some blood tests.
Services are provided by Board-certified Family Physicians, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, a Board-certified Dentist, Dental Hygienists and well-trained support staff work cooperatively to provide primary quality health care.
All professional staff members are Florida State licensed, registered and/or certified depending on their expertise and service areas.
Educational brochures for students with minor health problems can be found in the hallway outside Owls Care Health Promotion in the Student Services Building (SS8), Room 222.