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Advice Nurse Services


Advice Nurses are available to see all students.


To Speak with an Advice Nurse:

  • In Person: Please check in at the Appointment Desk before proceeding to the Advice Nurse office
  • Telephone: (805) 893-7129
  • Online:  Gateway

 

The Advice Nurse is available during normal Student Health hours. If contacting after hours or on the weekend, you may experience a delayed response.

After Hour Nurseline:
1-877-351-3457.

 

Advice Nurse Services:

The Advice Nurses are available to assist you by answering health-related questions, providing information for self-treatment of:

  • mild illnesses
  • injuries
  • if needed, making appointments with appropriate clinicians


They are available to provide:

  • routine immunizations
  • tuberculosis screening
  • assess upper respiratory infections, including strep testing
  • assess and treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women
  • address contraception and sexually transmitted infection (STI) questions
  • remove sutures/staples
  • perform first aid on minor wounds.

UC SHIP Waived Students:

For students who have waived out of UC Student Health Insurance Plan  (UCSHIP), there may be a charge added to their BARC account for some services. The Advice Nurse will discuss any applicable fees prior to proceeding.