A. Where is the Medical Clinic located?
A: The University Medical Clinic is located at the Ground Floor of the Health Services Building near the old College of Nursing Building.
B. What are the services that I can avail from the University Clinic?
- CONSULTATION- If you are experiencing any pain, discomfort, and other unusual symptoms, you can visit the clinic for consultation and receive management and needed medication/s that is intended for your condition. If you have COVID-like symptoms such as FEVER, COUGH, SORE THROAT AND/OR DIARRHEA, we strongly recommend that you should proceed to to the Malaybalay City’s Enhanced Screening Area (ESA) located at the Freedom Park, for further management and consultation as per Local Government Unit (LGU) and our Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) protocols and preventive measures against COVID19.
- DISPENSING OF MEDICATIONS- The clinic has medications requested for the use of our all stakeholders, faculty and non-teaching personnel. We can readily dispense Over-The-Counter drugs or medicines that do not require a prescription such as Multivitamins, Antihistamines, Pain relievers and etc. depending on the patient’s needs. Medications such as Antibiotics are only given when there is proper consultation and prescription given by the physician.
- VITAL SIGNS CHECKING- You can also have your Vital Signs checked in the clinic. Vital Signs monitoring includes Blood Pressure (pressure of circulating blood against the walls of blood vessels), Heart Rate (rate of the heartbeat measured by the number of contractions of the heart per minute), Respiration (the act or process of breathing: the inhaling of oxygen and the exhaling of carbon dioxide) and Temperature (physical quantity that expresses hot and cold such as fever).
- BLOOD SUGAR OR BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING – Blood glucose monitoring is the use of a glucose meter, a device usedfor testing the concentration of glucose in the blood (glycemia). For those who wants to check their blood sugar level, most specially those who are known to have Diabetes, you can just go to the clinic and avail this type of service.
- BMI or Body Mass Index checking - Body Mass Index(BMI) is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. You can have your BMI checked in our clinic; monitoring this can be used to screen weight categories that may lead to possible health problem, if not managed well in the future. BMI is not the diagnostic of the body fatness or health of a person.
- FIRST AID TREATMENT- If you figured in an accident or have obtained any injury or wound, you may proceed to our clinic to receive First Aid Treatment. If the incident or emergency (i.e., difficulty breathing, unconsciousness) happened outside the university’s premises, we strongly recommend you to call the Malaybalay City’s Emergency Response Team for faster response and treatment and referral to needed facility for management.
C. Can I have my consultation done any time?
A: You can have your CONSULTATION on WEEKDAYS (Monday- Friday) at 8:00 AM -12:00NN and 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM except on Holidays. We cater to walk-in patients or you may book for an appointment. Just call the clinic (local 155) or visit our Facebook Page: Buksu-Medical.
E. Can I ask for the doctor’s prescription after consultation and receive free medicines?
A: A prescription can only be given after you have been checked by our university physician. The medicines, including Multivitamins, in our clinic are given for FREE to all students, faculty and non-teaching employees. However, as much as we want to cater all, we have to prioritize our students who are in need of these medications. In addition, the dispensing of medications depends on the availability of these medicines and the patient’s condition after proper and thorough assessment by our clinic’s physician and nurses.
F. Can I ask for medical certificate or excuse slip if I was absent and wasn’t able to go to class?
A: Yes, we can provide a Medical Certificate and Excuse Slip provided that you have been consulted and advised to rest by the physician. Admission or Out Patient Consultation done outside should be supported with Discharge Form and duly signed Medical Certificate by the Attending Physician
G. What are the requirements needed for consultation?
A: Just present your Student ID or study load and fill-out in the University Medical Logbook and Patient Record (if it’s your first turn for consultation of the clinic).
A. Can I still visit and have a face-to-face consultation with our physician?
A: Yes, you can visit our clinic following proper guidelines in the prevention of spread of COVID19 (PHYSICAL DISTANCING, HANDWASHING AND WEARING OF FACE MASK AND FACE SHIELD AT ALL TIMES) and as long as you are physically present within the school premises. If you have COVID-like symptoms such as FEVER, COUGH, SORE THROAT AND DIARRHEA, we strongly recommend that you should proceed to the Malaybalay City’s Enhanced Screening Area (ESA) for further evaluation and treatment.
CONSULTATION are scheduled WEEKDAYS (Monday – Friday) at 8:00 AM – 12:00NN and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM except on Holidays. We cater all walk-in patients or you may book for an appointment. Just call the Medical Clinic (Local 155) or visit our Facebook Page: Buksu-Medical.
B. What are the requirements needed for consultation?
A: Just present your Employee’s ID or Personal Data Sheet (PDS) and fill-out our University Medical Logbook and Patient Record (if it’s your turn for consultation at the clinic).
C. Can I ask for medicines in the clinic?
A: Yes, we can readily dispense over-the-counter drugs (medicines that do not require a prescription) such as multivitamins, antihistamines, pain relievers among other. depending on the patient’s needs. Medications such as antibiotics are only given when there is proper consultation and prescription given by the physician. However, as much as we want to cater to all, we have to prioritize the students who are in need of these medications. And again, the dispensing of medications depends on the availability of these medicines and the patient’s condition after proper and thorough assessment from our clinic’s physician and nurses.
D. Can I ask for medical certificate or sick-leave form if I was absent and wasn’t able to go to work?
A: Yes, we can provide a Medical Certificate and counter-sign the Sick Leave form, provided that you have been duly consulted and advised to rest by the University Physician or your Attending Physician. Admission or out-patient consultations should be done outside supported with Discharge Form and duly signed Medical Certificate by the Attending Physician. Sick Leave forms are to be checked by BukSU-HRDU for absences covering at least 3 days.