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Clinical Services

Sick Call: Cadet walk-in clinic, open Monday-Friday, from 0630-1100 and 1230-1430; staffed by the college physician, the nurse practitioner, and nurses.

Acute Care Clinic: Afternoons after Sick Call, nights and weekends; staffed by nurses. Cadets are assessed and treated for common medical conditions according to standard protocols. Complicated routine conditions are referred to the physician or nurse practitioner during Sick Call. If urgent or emergent care is required, cadets are transported to a local hospital emergency department.

General Medicine Clinic: Monday-Friday appointments with the college physician or nurse practitioner.

Women's Clinic: Monday-Friday appointments with the nurse practitioner.

Sport Medicine Clinic: Monday-Friday (0700); orthopedic care provided for all cadets by a board-certified athletic trainer.

Orthopedic Clinic: Monday & Friday only 0700, orthopedic care for all cadets provided by the college orthopedic surgeon / sports medicine physician.

Note: All clinic visits are free to cadets.

 

Immunizations / Vaccinations: Available at cost to cadets during Sick Call.

Allergy Shots: Available Monday-Friday whenever the physician or nurse practitioner is present in the Infirmary. Allergy serum is stored in a locked medication refrigerator; allergy shots are administered by a nurse and cadets are monitored for allergic reactions following allergy injections. A small fee is charged for materials (syringe, needle, etc).

Inpatient (Daytime and Overnight) Admissions: The Infirmary has 35 in-patient beds available for cadets who are ill, injured, or recovering from surgery. A small fee is charged for linens, toiletries, etc. ($10 for daytime admissions, $15/night for overnight admissions).

Transportation: The Citadel Courier provides free transportation Monday–Friday from 0730-1500 for freshmen cadets to medical specialist and dental appointments. Transportation to & from the hospital is provided by a Citadel vehicle or EMS ambulance (when appropriate).

Pharmacy: Most common prescription and over-the-counter medications are available to cadets through the Infirmary pharmacy. Generic medications are provided whenever possible and medications are procured through a State contract. Medications are provided at cost and charged to the cadet's QM account.

Laboratory: Standard laboratory testing is also available. Specimens are collected at the Infirmary, then sent to a local laboratory for processing. Charges are posted to the cadet's QM account.

X-Ray: Extremity x-rays, chest and abdominal films are available at the Infirmary. Charges are posted to the cadet's QM account.

ECG: Electrocardiograms are available at the Infirmary. Charges are posted to the cadet’s QM account.