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A Study on Current Status of University Health Care Programs
Jo, Hyun Sook; Park, Jeong Mo; Park, Jeong Hee; Yi, Sung Eun;
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 Abstract
Purpose: To identify current status of university health care program. Methods: Data and information from homepages of 309 colleges or universities in South Korea were collected. The data was analyzed by frequencies, t-test, test with SPSS Ver. 18.0. Results: 117(37.9%) universities had organization of health care. Whether university had health care program or not had shown significantly depended on number of students, types of school (university or college), region, and existence of medical and nursing course. Medical course was shown as a strong predictor for facilitating university health care program limitedly focusing on diseases treatment. Health promotion programs have been operated in 15 universities, vaccination programs in 10 universities, and health screening in 20 universities. Conclusion: It is strongly recommended to revise the School Health Law for constructing a comprehensive university health care program consolidating health counseling and physical training.
 Keywords
University health;Programs;Health promotion;Nurses;
 Language
Korean
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