For appointments or information, call 785.532.6544
Alcohol and Other Drug Education
The Alcohol and Drug Education (AODE) program at Kansas State University, a department of Lafene Health Center, coordinates the alcohol and other drug prevention and intervention for K-State students' to support academic success and life goals. Programs and services provided by AODE incorporate current, empirically supported approaches to effectively promote student health and wellness.
Allergy and immunization
- Allergy clinic provides
services for students requiring allergy immunotherapy.
- Immunization clinic offers a variety of
immunizations, including TB testing, meningitis, and influenza vaccination.
- Travel clinic provides travel consults that include information about health risks and suggested preventative measures based on current reports.
General medical clinic
Same day care is available on a limited basis. Patients without an appointment will initially be screened by a healthcare professional to determine the urgency of their need for care. They may be put in to see a provider that day or at the next available appointment.
Without an appointment, the wait time may be lengthy and is dependent on the number of patients waiting to be seen and the severity of their condition. To avoid a potentially lengthy wait time, please call ahead (785.532.6544).
The medical clinic is open to treat general medical problems, such as, but not limited to, the following:
- cuts and minor burns
- breaks and sprains
- earaches, fever, cold and flu
- vomiting and diarrhea
- abdominal pain
- insect bites and rashes
- respiratory symptoms
- athletic physicals
- preliminary exams/testing
More info about common medical conditions is available on our Internet Health Information Links page.
Julie Gibbs, MPH, Director
The mission of the Health Promotion department is to provide leadership in health maintenance (wellness) promotion and disease/illness prevention for the Kansas State University students, staff, faculty, and surrounding community members.
- smoking cessation consultations
- CPR training
- health resource center:
bulletin boards, listservs, twitter, brochures/pamphlets, internet resources
- college courses for credit: EDCEP 103 Healthful & Safe College Life, EDCEP 311 Interaction and Guidance for the Paraprofessional
- peer health education: WellCAT Ambassadors
- presentations on health topics: presentation request form
- student learning objectives & assessment plan
Nancy Hardy, MT, ASCP, Director
Lafene' Laboratory has registered Medical Technologists on staff to collect and perform laboratory testing. Testing may be ordered by Lafene health care providers or your hometown doctor.
- Reasons to use Lafene's lab services:
- Testing costs are lower or competitive with other laboratories.
- Professional and courteous service.
- Any student who has paid the health fee is eligible for lab services.
- The Laboratory is open during Lafene Health Center hours. No appointments are required. Provider requisition required.
- The Laboratory maintains CLIA accreditation (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments).
Megan Landrith, Pharm. D, Director
Your time is priceless! As a student, you may already have a packed schedule. Let the pharmacists at Lafene's convenient onsite pharmacy assist you with your prescription and OTC medications. We offer an abundance of low cost services at a minimal wait time.
Rehabilitation services/physical therapy
Jeff Kreuser, LAT, MS, Director
The rehabilitation services staff have experience treating a wide spectrum of ailments and injuries common to college students.
- Services available:
- Physical therapy evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions
- Assessment of athletic injuries
- Functioning testing, strength assessment, proprioceptive/kinesthetic testing
- Therapeutic exercise
- Manual therapy
- Post surgical rehabilitation
- Sport-specific training
- Vestibular and concussion rehabilitation
- Therapeutic modalities: heat, cryotherapy, ultrasound, phonophoresis, iontophoresis, electrical stimulation, interferential current, TENS application
- Orthotic fabrication/fitting and footwear recommendations
- Crutches (return crutches to this department)
The Radiology staff provide plain digital x-ray services with interpretation by a radiologist. The department also performs electrocardiograms with off-site interpretation. Lafene has registered Radiology Technologists on staff to perform these services. Exams may be ordered by Lafene health care providers or your hometown doctor.
Reasons to use Lafene's radiology services:
- Procedure costs are lower or competitive with other imaging centers.
- Any student who has paid the health fee is eligible for services.
- The department is open during Lafene Health Center hours. No appointments are required. Provider requisition required.
- The radiology staff maintains ARRT accreditation (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists).
Registration & records
The Registration & Records Department is organized to be responsible for the completeness, accuracy and availability of the medical records at all times and especially when needed in future illness of the patient.
Sports medicine clinic
Eriksen Sports Medicine Clinic includes, but is not limited to, the following services:
- Performs evaluation and treatment of sports-related injuries and medical conditions, to include information and advice on injury prevention, fitness, and effects of exercise on health and disease.
- Provides athletic training services for students at the Recreation Complex in conjunction with Lafene's Physical Therapy department and K-State Recreational Services.
Lafene Health Center provides Women's Health Services, staffed by skilled nurses and board certified health care providers. These services are designed to for K-State students in areas of medical and psychosocial aspects of human sexuality. Confidential counseling and education regarding contraceptive options and sexually transmitted diseases are available.