Student Health Center at SNU

Student Health Center Staff

Welcome to the Student Health Center. The Student Health Center aims to provide primary care and health education to the students of SNU, as well as the faculty and staff of Southern Nazarene University. The Christian atmosphere of the school is continued in the health services department.

The Student Health Center functions as a division of Student Development. It is directed by a registered nurse who reports directly to the Vice President for Student Development. A licensed physician in the state of Oklahoma provides: 1) support and assistance to the Director of Student Health Services via consultation, 2) primary care to SNU students, faculty, and staff at specified times at the Student Health Center and 3) authorization for ordering medications and various supplies. Several physicians in the local community also provide medical care to the students, faculty, and staff of SNU in local private offices on referral as needed. The Student Health Center is located on the bottom floor of the Webster Commons Building. As you exit the elevator or stairwell, it is immediately to your left. You can reach us by phone (405) 491-6605, FAX (405)491-6683 or email at studenthealth@snu.edu.

 All your medical records remain strictly confidential, and only Student Health Center personnel have access to them. We do not release information from your records for any reason unless you give us specific written consent.

Health Services

The student Health Center is equipped with two exam rooms to treat minor injuries and sudden illness. It also has a two bed infirmary for students who need to remain in the Health Center for short periods of observation and/or during the hours of operation.  

Student Health Center - Dr Ami Siems The SNU Student Health Center offers:
Medical Clinic
Primary health care for students, faculty and staff.
Women’s health
Pregnancy testing
Health Education
Vaccination Clinic Mental Health Care- referrals as needed.

Laboratory (minimal fees apply):

Routine blood work
Strep test
Blood glucose test - Urinalysis
Mono test

Pharmacy:

All over-the –counter medications are given to all students, staff and faculty at no charge.  We have Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, Excedrin, Midol, Zyrtec, band-aides, Tums, Imodium, Benadryl, eye drops, Neosporin, hydrocortisone cream,  etc.


Hours: Monday: 8:30-4:30 | Tuesday 8:30-4:30 (Closed for Chapel) | Wednesday: 8:30-12:00
 | Thursday: 8:30-4:30 
(Closed for Chapel) | Friday: 8:30-4:00

(The Health Center is closed every day from 12 - 1pm for lunch)

Phone: 405.491.6605 | Fax: 405-491-6683 | Email: AngieMilburn@snu.edu or CBraaten@snu.edu

No appointment necessary
Health Center is open when classes are in session

FOR FACULTY & STAFF ONLY

I feel an excitement about this school year, and things are going smooth here in the health center.    For  the new staff and faculty I wanted to let you know what services we have in the Student Health Center.  It is an amazing perk of being apart of the SNU team.  

The simplest way to explain is we can see you for anything that you would go to your primary care physician for.  You do not need to make  an appointment, we are located on the bottom floor of the Commons.   We can  refill  prescriptions,  do lab work, see you for an acute illness, refer to a specialist if needed, give physicals, give allergy shots, do blood pressure checks, etc.  

We are super blessed to have Dr. Ami Siems that volunteers in our health center 3 days a week.  She allows us to have a small pharmacy and vaccines in our clinic, along with top-notch medical care .  Dr. Siems  has changed her hours to accommodate more patients and will be here one morning a week this year.  

 SNU will continue to provide flu shots (in October) to all SNU employees at no charge. (Thank you Human Resources)  Family members may get one for $20.00

ALL  SNU employees (including spouses and children of employees) will be able to utilize SNU's health center.  Children (under age of 16)  will need to come when the doctor is in.  

If you are on the SNU insurance plan, it will cost  $10.00 for office visit fee plus half of other related charges (lab work, test, medications) which are all  at our cost.   With a max of $30.00-  SNU will pay the other half.  
 
If you are not on SNU insurance plan,  the office visit fee is $20.00 plus other related charges.   

Dr. Siems  first day will be Monday Aug. 28th and we will begin seeing our staff and faculty  at that time. 

Please let us know if we can do anything to make your life easier.  Have a healthy and happy year.  

~ Nurse Angie

Health Insurance and Medical Referrals Tips

Southern Nazarene University  Health Center is dedicated to the provision of quality health care in a university setting. Our goal is to use health education and medical treatment to enhance student’s ability to achieve their academic goals and to lead healthy and productive lives.  From time to time, a referral from the Health Center to a medical specialist is recommended by our physician.  To accomplish referrals in a timely and efficient manner, it will be helpful to gather the information ahead of time.

  1. Review your insurance coverage with your student. 
  2. Give your student an insurance card/or copy of your insurance card (both sides).
  3. Check the list of Health Centers in-network insurance providers.
  4. Check to see if your insurance plan has specialty providers in Oklahoma City. If a referral is needed the Health Center staff will attempt to refer to an in-network provider.
  5. Check to see if a referral to a specialist needs to be made by the Primary Care Provider.
  6. Consider selecting a Primary Care Provider (PCP)  Dr. Ami Siems (our health center physician) 
  7. Contact your Insurance Carrier regarding benefits if you have an HMO product.

Clinic Fees

There is no charge for students be seen at the Health Center.
 You will only be charged for test or medications that you may need. You will find that these prices are minimal and you are given a two week grace period to pay them, with the exception of vaccines that must be paid for at the time of service.

 Fees for some of the other most requested services include:
Strep test: $5.00
Mono test: $8.00
Tuberculin test: $10.00


Clinic Eligibility

All currently enrolled students are eligible to use any of the services provided at the Student Health Center.

SNU faculty & staff (full and part-time) and dependents may receive first-aid, care for minor illnesses, blood pressure checks, allergy injections, immunizations, health information, and consultation.

Infection Control

Wash Hands! 

  • Keep hands clean by washing with soap and water for 15 seconds or using alcohol-based hand sanitizer 

Don't Share! 

  • Razors 
  • Towels, Wash Cloths, sheets-  wash them frequently! 

Keep cuts and scrapes clean and covered with bandage until healed 

  • Avoid contact with other people's wounds or bandages 

Staph 

  • May look like pimple or boil; can be red, swollen, painful, have pus or drainage 
  • Is mainly transmitted from a patient's own nose and throat, but may be transmitted skin to skin and from contaminated surfaces 
  • Can live on items and surfaces that have been infected, avoid these surfaces
  • Enters in any opening in skin
  • Multiplies in crowded living conditions and with poor hygiene 

For additional information, view Centers for Disease Control