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Registered Nurse Services

Nurse examining a patient
  • NKU students can be seen and evaluated by a Registered Nurse. Call (859) 578-5660 to schedule to see an RN or to talk to an RN about your symptoms or requests.
  • There is no charge to see the Registered Nurse unless lab testing is done.*
  • Patients are seen Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  
  • The Student Health Clinic is closed on Fridays, weekends and on University holidays.

Registered Nurses can provide:

  • Basic First Aid for minor wounds
  • Blood Pressure monitoring
  • Confidential Pregnancy test*
  • Blood Sugar testing*
  • COVID-19 testing*
  • Flu testing and vaccines*
  • Immunizations*
  • Venipuncture for titers*
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Referrals to the Nurse Practitioner or to services in the community
  • Strep Throat screening*
  • Mono testing*
  • Rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing (by appointment only)
  • TB skin testing or assessment*
  • Urinary Tract Infection testing (urinalysis)*
  • Vision screenings
  • (* services have a fee associated with them)

Additional services are available : visit Nurse Practitioner Services.

The nurses can also give presentations on various health topics whenever possible by prior arrangement.