Annual Report

Values Statement

Mission Statement


Vision Statement


  • Vision Statement
    Health Services’ vision is that all campus constituents are connected to resources needed to achieve personal wellness and academic success.

Executive Summary


Highlights


Outreach and Collaboration


  • Flu Vaccine Campaign
    Health Services partnered with the UALR Department of Nursing to offer flu vaccines to students and employees. Nursing faculty supervised nursing students as they…  
  • TB Screening for International Students
    Arkansas state law requires that any person born in a country where tuberculosis is endemic, who is not a permanent resident, and who receives…  
  • Ebola Outbreak
    The Office of the Chancellor, Health Services, Communications, International Services, and the Environmental Health & Safety Committee joined together to ensure that the UALR campus community…  
  • Internships/Service Learning Opportunities
    Latonya Suber, APRN; Laura Mayfield, APRN; and Tracy England, APRN acted as clinical preceptors for two Family Nurse Practitioner students (one from UAMS and the…  
  • Safe Zone
    Health Services, Disability Resource Center, the Alliance, and faculty members from UALR and UAMS joined forces to establish the Safe Zone committee.  The mission of…  
  • OnLife Health Wellness Program
    Health Services continues to collaborate with the UA System Office and OnLife Health by offering biometric screenings for UALR employees with UMR health insurance.…  
  • Health Fair for Facilities Management Employees
    Health Services collaborated with Facilities Management and OnLife Health to host a “Lunch and Learn” specifically for Facilities Management employees. The employees also participated in a…  
  • Health Fairs at the Law School
    Health Services connected with the William H. Bowen School of Law and participated in their annual Fall Health Fair. Providers administered flu shots, conducted biometric screenings,…  
  • Nutrition Presentation for Women’s Soccer Team
    The assistant coach of the UALR women’s soccer team contacted Vanessa Lewis, Health Promotion, Programs and Education Coordinator, and asked her to speak to…  
  • Field Experience and Study Abroad Clearance
    Health Services continues to work with faculty of the Biology and Geology departments to provide screening and evaluation for students wanting to participate in…  
  • Faded Highway – Drunken Obstacle Course
    Health Services joined with the UALR Department of Public Safety (DPS), Delta Theta Sorority, Inc.|Mu Kappa Chapter and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. | Kappa…  
  • Trojan Fest
    2015 marked the 17th consecutive year for Trojan Fest! The staff of Health Promotion, Programs and Education (HPPE) joined with numerous campus departments to offer this…  
  • Donor Day for Life
    Health Promotion, Programs and Education (HPPE) partnered with ARORA (Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency) to host an event focusing on the importance of organ…  
  • Committee Affiliations
    1.  Marie Sandusky, Director, serves on the following committees: Trojan Wars Diversity Council University Behavioral Intervention Team (UBIT) Environmental Health and Safety Committee Safe Zone…  
  • TRANSform Health Arkansas
    Marie Sandusky, Director, holds a seat at the table of TRANSform Health Arkansas. This organization seeks to transform the relationships between providers, researchers and…  

Professional Development


  • Trojan Touchstone Ambassador Training
    Marie Sandusky was selected as a Trojan Touchstone Ambassador and attended the Trojan Touchstone Academy training. This training was to kick off the initiative…  
  • HIPAA Compliance Webinars
    Charlotte Beck, Assistant Director, participated in a series of  live webinars on HIPAA compliance for small medical practices. These webinars were presented by NueMD, Total HIPAA Compliance,…  
  • Family Medicine Intensive Review Course
    Marie Sandusky, Director, attended a three-day workshop at the Jack T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute on the UAMS campus. Topics discussed included: Tobacco’s…  
  • Partners for Student Success
    Marie Sandusky, Director; Charlotte Beck, Assistant Director; Chanell Smith, RN; and Linda Toler, Administrative Specialist II, attended the first ever joint conference between the Arkansas…  
  • ACDEC Fall Conference
    Charlotte Beck, Assistant Director; Chanell Smith, RN; Vanessa Lewis, Coordinator of Health Promotion, Programs and Education, and 5 UALR Peer Educators attended the 2014 ACDEC Fall conference…  
  • ArSAA Spring Conference
    Health Services staff attended the 2015 ArSAA Spring Drive-In focusing on Title IX.  Topics covered included: Legal Overview of Title IX Recent Legislation Common Mistakes…  
  • Cash Handling Workshop
    Charlotte Beck, Assistant Director, and Linda Toler, Administrative Specialist II, attended a training session for those employees who handle cash or credit cards in…  
  • The Interplay of FMLA and Other Leaves
    Charlotte Beck, Assistant Director, and Linda Toler, Administrative Specialist II, attended a workshop entitled “The Interplay of FMLA and Other Leaves – Communication is…  

Assessment


  • Core Alcohol and Drug Survey
    The Core Alcohol and Drug Survey was developed by the U.S. Department of Education to measure alcohol and other drug usage, and attitudes and…  
  • Patient Satisfaction Survey
    Health Services utilized a paper patient satisfaction survey for most of the year. Overall, results showed that individuals were very satisfied with the accessibility to…  
  • Depression Screening
    Knowing that many people experience the first symptoms of depression during their college years, Health Services continues to screen for depression using the PHQ-2…  
  • Practice Review
    Once each quarter, a total of 5 patient medical records from clients for which the APRNs have provided services are randomly selected and reviewed…  
  • Pap Screening Compliance
    All pap screening tests were reviewed by the director to ensure compliance with follow-up recommendations according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).…  
  • Lab Practices
    All facilities in the United States that perform laboratory testing on human specimens are regulated under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA).…  
  • HIPAA Risk Assessment
    A HIPAA risk assessment was conducted to determine administrative, physical, and technical safeguard compliance within Health Services. All items posing a high threat were…  

Future Goals


2014-15

  • Future Goals
    The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Office of Health Services has set sharp, clearly defined, and fully attainable goals for the upcoming  year: Expand the…