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Sexual Health

The nurse practitioners at the Henry Wise Wellness Center are committed to providing quality health care for the women attending Bowie State University.

Li-Lin Chiu, CRNP-A, CRNP-OB/GYN, MSN

Services

Services available on site at Henry Wise Wellness Center with nurse practitioners include:

  • Pap smear and annual pelvic exams (with pap smear education classes prior to examinations)
  • Breast exams
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Care and support for women with menstrual problems
  • Treatment of vaginitis
  • Treatment of urinary tract infection
  • Sexually transmitted infections screening and treatment
    • Chlamydia
    • Gonorrhea
    • Syphilis
    • Herpes culture, if lesions present and if clinically indicated
    • HIV testing

Referral to Community Resources for:

  • HIV testing
  • Contraceptive services
  • Emergency contraception
  • Obstetrical care
  • Specialized gynecologic procedures

Counseling Services

  • Support and information for negotiating safer sex and choosing abstinence
  • Assistance in choosing a contraceptive method
  • Pregnancy testing and options counseling and referrals
  • Pap smear education
  • General health concerns

Confidentiality

Any information regarding services and appointments is kept strictly confidential. This information is not available to family, friends, or administration without your written authorization.


STI TESTING

The following sexually transmitted infections screening is available at Henry Wise Wellness Center:

  • Syphilis (blood sample)
  • Chlamydia (urethral for males or cervical swab for females)
  • HIV (blood sample collected by the Prince George’s County Health Department)
  • Gonorrhea (urethral or urine sample for males or cervical swab for females)
  • Genital warts (HPV) (Visual inspection and pap smear)
  • Herpes Simplex (if lesions present and patient symptomatic)