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Peer Health Educators

Patient Education Sessions

The easy way to ask the hard questions.

Come see a Peer Health Educator TODAY to discuss a variety of health topics in a comfortable and confidential one-on-one environment.  The PHEs are located at the Office of Health Promotion in the basement of Student Health.

Session topics include but aren't limited to:

-First Gynecology Exam
-Birth Control Options
-Sexually Transmitted Infections
-Men's Health
-Substance Use and Abuse
-Nutrition/Healthy Eating

Appointments: 924-1509

What people have to say about PHE Patient Education Sessions:

"It made me feel more comfortable talking to a peer about birth control. I liked the way the information was presented."
"[The PHE] answered all of my questions and really set my mind at ease."
"Very informative, a good chance to clear up any questions that one might feel too rushed to ask during an exam."

Benefits to the University

  • Helps students learn how to care for themselves
  • Empowers students to actively participate in decisions about their health care
  • Provides patients with up-to-date, relevant health information and prevention messages
  • Allows students to have their questions answered prior to their medical appointment, so as to provide clinicians additional time to answer more in-depth medical questions
  • Eases student concerns and creates a comfortable, caring environment prior to medical appointment
  • Provides female students a detailed account of what to expect during their first gynecological exam

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