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The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Allied Health Student Handbook 2019-2020

11.14 - Injury in Clinic

The College of Allied Health requires all students to have health insurance coverage while enrolled at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Evidence of insurance coverage should be presented by the student for emergency room services.  For blood/body fluid exposure, students should follow these guidelines:

  • If the exposure occurs Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., the student should report the incident to his/her clinic supervisor and clinical coordinator, AND
  • An Oklahoma City campus student should report to the OU Physicians Student Health & Wellness Clinic located at 825 NE 10th Street in Oklahoma City within an hour of the incident.  If the blood/body fluid exposure occurs after-hours, weekends, scheduled holidays, or other times when the Student Health & Wellness Clinic is closed, the student should immediately go to the nearest hospital emergency room and seek treatment. The following weekday morning, the student should contact the Student Health & Wellness Clinic at 405.271.2577 to complete an incident report, OR
  • A Tulsa campus student should immediately notify the OU-Tulsa Student Health Clinic at 918.660.3102.  If the blood/body fluid exposure occurs after-hours, weekends, scheduled holiday, or other times when the Student Health Clinic is closed, the student should immediately contact the nearest hospital emergency room and seek treatment.  The following weekday morning, the student should contact the OU-Tulsa Student Health Clinic at 918.660.3102 to complete an incident report.

For other accidents/injuries: The incident should be reported to the clinic supervisor and clinical coordinator.  Oklahoma City students should seek treatment at the Student Health & Wellness Clinic, 405.271.2577.  Tulsa students should seek treatment at the OU-Tulsa Student Health Clinic, 918.660.3102.

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