The LionCare clinic allows students to provide patients, as needed, with a full history and physical; blood and HIV tests; Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hib, Pneumococcal, HPV, Tdap, and influenza vaccinations; cholesterol screening; and a variety of medications. Aside from our general health clinic, we also regularly offer specialized clinics in women's health, orthopedics, psychiatry, dermatology, and ophthalmology. Please see Our Clinics and Services for more detailed information regarding these opportunities.
- Sign up to volunteer.
- Arrive at the Bethesda Mission clinic by 6:00 p.m.
- Attend a brief orientation at the clinic and go over the night's schedule.
- Review chief complaint, history of present illness, and past medical history, and perform a physical exam to the extent possible.
- Present findings to the physician and follow up with the patient along with the attending physician.
- Complete SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) note.
- Sign patient chart and volunteer log. Check out with the clinic coordinators.
- Contact physician coordinator to sign-up, or contact clinic directly.
- Arrive at the Bethesda Mission clinic by 6:30 p.m.
- Review the history and physical exam that students have completed.
- Follow up on patients with students.
- Provide appropriate treatment and educate students.
- Sign off on each patient's student-written SOAP note, and revise as needed.