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SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
University Affairs Office
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2057
e-mail: jean.wasp@sonoma.edu
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    March 1, 2004
    Contact: Ana Munoz, Department of Nursing, (707) 664-2466

 

Low Cost Health Examinations Start March 10 by Family Nursing Program

Low cost physical examinations and health appraisals for well adults and children are available through the Sonoma State University's Family Nurse Practitioner Program on Wednesdays from March 10 - May 12.

The exams are supervised by Nursing Faculty and performed by a Family Nurse Practitioner students who are registered nurses enrolled in the Master's nursing program.

Services include a complete medical and health history, identification of health risk factors, complete physical examinations and screening tests such as blood pressure checks, vision testing, audiology testing, urinalysis, hematocrit (for anemia), cholesterol testing, and Pap smears for cervical cancer.

These services can be used for annual exams, sports physicals, pre-employment physicals, camp physicals and Class II DMV licensing physicals. Appointments are available only to Sonoma County residents.

Costs are: physical examination,$30; Pap test $35; and cholesterol check $25. Hearing tests are free and a DMV physical examination is $60. Copies of records are given to clients upon request as well as mailed to private physicians or agencies.

Appointments may be made by calling SSU's Nursing Department from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (707) 664-2466.

-SSU-

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