Frequently Asked Questions:
How much does it cost to be seen in the Wellness Center for medical or counseling services?
Wellness Center services are available at no cost to all registered undergraduate PLNU students. There may be a cost for medications, injections, physicals or laboratory tests. When costs are involved those charges are billed to your student account.
Can I get medicines?
The Nurse Practitioners are trained to assess many different medical conditions. When indicated, they will dispense the appropriate medications. Over the counter medicines are also available at no cost. The nursing staff will assist you to get the appropriate medication
What does it cost to see the nurse practitioner?
There is no charge to be seen in the Wellness Center.
Does the nurse give physicals?
The Nurse Practitioner will do well-physicals for nursing students, for students that are applying to work in the Early Childhood Learning Center, and study abroad physicals. More involved physicals need to be arranged with private physicians.
Do I need to make an appointment?
Health services operates on a walk-in basis during the morning hours of 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Afternoon appointments can be scheduled between the hours of 1:30 to 4 p.m. Appointments are made to see the consulting physician and for counseling.
What do I do if the nurse is not here?
If you have an emergency situation contact Public Safety or the appropriate Resident Director. Referral lists are available for information on community resources. Utilize Urgent Care facilities in the community.
Does counseling cost money?
Brief counseling (6-8 visits) is provided at no cost to registered undergraduate Point Loma Nazarene University student. Our staff will assist you to access referrals at the time of your visit.
Do I need the meningococcal vaccine?
The meningococcal vaccine is highly recommended for incoming students. Please visit the CDC Web site for further information.