Student Health has a team of dedicated Nurse Educators who can assist you with your health and wellness needs. The nurses have advanced training in many fields including sexual wellness and pre-travel health. Appointment times are generally extended so that there is plenty of time for teaching and answering all of your questions.
Nursing Appointments can be booked by calling 514-398-6017, Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.
- Immunization for Health Science students
- Immunization updates - We offer most vaccines from tetanus boosters to HPV to travel vaccines. Many vaccines are free-of-charge while others are sold at-cost. Bring your records with you.
- Pre-Travel Health Consultations - Includes vaccines, yellow fever certificates, malaria prescriptions, antibiotics for traveller’s diarrhea, health and safety teaching. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to global shortages of the Yellow Fever Vaccine, we are unable to provide this at our travel clinic at this time. Yellow Fever vaccine is required and/or recommended prior to travel to many parts of South America and Sub-Saharan Africa. If you feel that you may need this vaccine, please consult the Public Health Agency of Canada's Yellow Fever Centre directory. You may also contact the clinic for any clarification.
- Routine STI Testing - If you don’t have any symptoms, nurses can do routine testing for STIs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis and HIV.
- Routine Pap Testing - Student Health nurses follow the Quebec Guidelines thereby initiating testing at the age of 21 followed by testing every 3 years. (Nurses will not do pap tests on women who have a history of abnormal paps, a doctor's appointment should be made for the purpose.)
- Hormonal Contraception prescriptions - Nurses can initiate and renew hormonal contraception prescriptions, but only for the purpose of birth control.
- Regular Allergy Shots - Bring your prescribed serum and schedule to the clinic for injection. Your first appointment must be with a doctor to determine the appropriateness of proceeding at this clinic.
- Wound Care - Includes dressings, suture removal, and self-care teaching.
- Ear Lavage
- Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Pregnancy Testing
- Suture Removal
- Medication Administration - Including antibiotics, hormones, and vitamins. You must consult with a doctor at the clinic before proceeding.
- Teaching -Any questions you have on health and wellness, nurses can be booked to answer them, including asthma, diabetes, nutrition, smoking cessation, stress reduction, and sexual health.
See a nurse at the drop-in clinic for minor health concerns:
- Sore throats
- New wounds
- Minor injuries
- Stomach upsets