PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College, scheduled for February 18, 2016, has been CANCELLED. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this meeting has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, February 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Alumni Room of the Brookhaven Gymnasium, Ammerman Campus, 533 College Road, Selden, New York.

Patient's Rights and Responsibilities

Patient's Rights

  • To receive considerate and respectful care at the Health Services Offices at Suffolk County Community College
  • To receive an explanation of any treatment provided in understandable terms
  • To receive all necessary information to participate in decisions with regard to your care
  • To refuse treatment and be informed of the consequences of making this decision
  • To privacy
  • To confidential treatment of disclosures and medical records and, except as required by law, be afforded the opportunity to approve or refuse their release
  • To know the names and titles of people involved in your care

Patient's Responsibilities

  • To provide accurate and complete information about your medical history and inform the nursing staff of any changes in your health status that could affect your treatment
  • To act in a considerate and cooperative manner with the Health Services staff
  • To ask questions and seek clarification regarding areas of concern
  • To weigh the consequences of non-compliance regarding any instructions and recommendations
  • To assist the nursing staff in compiling a complete record by authorizing the Health Service Office to obtain necessary medical information from appropriate sources