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School of Medicine’s free April clinic dates announced
by Tribune Staff
Mar 27, 2010 | 906 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinics for April have been announced for the following dates: a women’s clinic will be held April 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.; a new geriatrics clinic is planned for April 10 from 9 a.m. to noon; a children’s clinic will be held April 17 from 8 a.m. to noon; and a general clinic will be on April 24 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing much-needed care for Washoe County’s medically uninsured population. Clinics offer physicals for work or school, EKGs, blood pressure monitoring, referrals and selected lab services at discounted fees. Women’s clinics offer pregnancy testing, Pap smears, gynecological exams, breast exams, STD testing and mammogram referrals. Children’s clinics offer school and sports physicals, immunizations and general care. The geriatrics clinic will serve persons age 55 and older and offer cognitive impairment screening, pharmacist’s review of medications, consulting with physical therapists and physicals focusing on cardiology and pulmonology.

Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine offer monthly Student Outreach Clinics, which provide free care. No appointment is necessary for clinic patients who are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is recommended. Spanish translators are available as needed.

Clinics are held at University Health System’s Family Medicine Center, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus just north of Mackay Stadium off North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the free Sierra Spirit bus.

Patients seeking further information about the Student Outreach Clinic can call 682-8646.
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