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Nursing and Inpatient Department

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About the Department

The Inpatient Department (IPD) is a ten-bed infirmary/hospital unit located on the second floor of Dick's House. Our staff is dedicated to the provision of quality health care and education in a setting which offers the least interruption in your academic program. Although the reason for your inpatient stay is strictly confidential, whenever appropriate, we encourage you to contact your parents and professors/deans.

IPD Providers

  • Physicians (MD)
  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Registered Nurses with college health certification (RN-C)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)

The IPD is staffed with two nurses per shift. A Health Service physician and counselor are available either on-site or on-call at all times.

Our Services

  • Overnight infirmary/observation/hospital stays.
  • After Hours Care (nights and weekends) - Available during Fall, Winter, and Spring Terms; nursing care and telephone advice when the Primary Care & Preventive medicine and the Counseling and Human Development departments are closed.
  • Blood tests - Nurses draw blood for students (for blood testing off-site), whether ordered by a health Service or local provider.

Last Updated: 3/22/10