LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Availing of outpatient consultation at Rural Health Unit

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

The purpose of this service is to diagnose and treat illnesses and give appropriate medical services.

Service is available at the Rural Health Unit (RHU) to any person/individual who needs medical assistance.

Ì How to avail of the service

 

Follow These Steps

It Will Take You

Please Approach

1. Admit Client for OPD

BHW on Duty asks client reason for consultation and writes client’s data on the dispensary book.

2 minutes

BHW Chairman on duty

SALINA m. LUMPINAS

2. Assessment of Patient

Midwife on Duty takes medical history of patient.  Gets vital signs and records in the Individual Treatment Record Form (ITR).  Then, she refers the patient to the physician in duty.

2 minutes

Midwife on duty

LUCITA C. SANTANDER

3. Examination of Patient

Physician on Duty of the Rural Health Unit:

  1. Examines patient
  2. Prescribes appropriate medicine and gives medical advice
  3. Refers patient to assigned personnel for issuance of medicine
  4. If hospitalization is required, fill-up referral form to the hospital or choice.

5 to 10 minutes

DR. JANET L. MACNI,MD. MPH

(DOLLY G. LINGATING)

Nurse-on-Duty

 

LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Availing of immunization services

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

The purpose of this service is to immunize children 0 to 11 months old from 7 immunizable diseases.

This service is provided free-of-charge.

Ì How to avail of the service

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It Will Take You

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1. Registration

BHW on Duty asks data of child to be immunized.  She looks at past immunizations given to the child.

3 minutes

bhw on Duty

SALINA M. LUMPINAS

2. Immunization

Midwife on Duty gives immunization as requested.

5 minutes

Midwife on Duty

PRAXEDES N. LUMILAY

3. Post-Immunization Instructions

Midwife gives mother post-immunization instructions and informs her about the schedule for the next round of immunization.

2 minutes

       

 

 

LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Availing of maternal care services / Pre-natal care

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

The Rural health unit (rhu) provides a comprehensive maternal care program for pregnant and lactating mothers.

Ì How to avail of the service

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It Will Take You

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1. Registration

Midwife accomplished the Home-Based Maternity Record (HBMR) card of the mother.

5 minutes

Midwife on Duty

PRAXEDES N. LUMILAY

3. Pre-Natal Examination Health Education

Midwife on Duty:

  1. Checks client's abdominal palpitation and informs the mother of her findings
  2. Gives mother health instructions on proper nutrition and maternity care
  3. Emphasizes the importance of reporting to the RHU once she feels the occurrence of pregnancy danger signs
  4. Gives mother maternity care services
  5. Gives Tetanus Toxoid injection to pregnant mothers

10 minutes

Midwife on Duty

PRAXEDES N. LUMILAY

 

 

LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Availing of dental examination tooth extraction

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

 

This service is available to pre-school and school-age children, pregnant mothers and other adults to prevent and treat dental diseases.

Clients may avail of the service at RHU. Tooth extraction and dental consultation is available from Monday to Friday.

Ì HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

Follow These Steps

It Will Take You

Please Approach

 

1. Registration

2.

BHW on duty register name in a logbook and receive a call number.

5 minutes

SALINA M. LUMPINAS

BHW on Duty

3. Midwife on duty takes and records patient's blood pressure.  

1 minute

LUCITA SANTANDER

BHW on Duty

4. Tooth Examination

Dentist performs:

  1. Tooth examination
  2. Tooth extraction (if needed)
  3. Post-extraction instructions about oral health
  4. Prescribes medicine, if needed.

45 minutes

Dr. elmor g. fernandez

Dentist- IV

LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Availing of anti-tuberculosis drugs

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

The rural health unit (rhu) manages an anti-tuberculosis program. The purpose is to identify and treat patients with tuberculosis (TB). Drugs and medicine are provided free-of-charge.

Ì WHO MAY avail of the service

Any person, 10 years old and above, who displays the following symptoms may have tuberculosis:

· persistent coughing for 2 weeks or more

· fever

· progressive weight loss

· chest or back pains

· hemoptysis or recurrent blood streak sputum

· loss of appetite

· tiredness/night sweating

Ì How to avail of the service

Follow These Steps

It Will Take You

Please Approach

 

1. Inquiry

Inquire about the TB Drug dispensary and the requirements.

2 minutes

Nurse on Duty

SUSAN LORENA S. HUMINIS

2. Receive Instructions

Client receives instructions for proper sputum collection.

3 minutes

3. Collection and Submission of Specimen

Nurse collects sputum specimen and submits it to the Medical Technologist for examination.

Client receives information as to the date of release of result.

10 minutes

Nurse on Duty

SUSAN LORENA S. HUMINIS

4. Enrollment of Patient

TB Coordinator or Nurse on Duty:

  1. Assesses the patient, if eligible as National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) Beneficiary
  2. If eligible, enrolls patient and issues NTP identification card

  1. Gives patient info-education about TB Disease and Control and the importance of the Directly Observed Treatment for Short Course Chemotherapy with his/her treatment partner.

  1. Issues initial TB Drug. Supply to treatment partner and instruct patient where to report for his daily intake of TB drugs and schedule of follow-up sputum re-exam.

30 minutes

TB Nurse Coordinator

SUSAN LORENA S. HUMINIS

LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Securing a health / medical certificate

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

Firms and government agencies may require Health Certificates from certain persons. This is especially true for those who are applying for a driver's license with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and people seeking employment.

Schools also require students to secure a Medical Certificate before they are allowed to enroll.

Health and Medical Certificates are issued by the Rural Health Unit (RHU).

Ì feeS

Issuance of Medical Certificate

P 50.00

Certification Fee for Driver’s License

50.00

Certification Fee for Employment & other purposes

50.00

Certification Fee (Medical cert.)

10.00

Ì REQUIREMENT(S)

For Applicants for a Driver's License:

· Results of Drug Test (Needed Laboratory test per patient’s choice)

· Certification Fee

For Employment and Other Purposes:

· Results of Blood Test (CBC)

· Results of Chest X-ray Needed Laboratory test

· Results of Urinalysis per patient’s choice

· Results of Drug Test

· Certification Fee

For Medical Certificate for Students:

· Certification Fee

Ì How to avail of the service

Follow These Steps

It Will Take You

Please Approach

 

1. Go to the New Municipal Hall

Personnel instruct client to pay required certification fee and present Official Receipt.

2 minutes

SALINA M. LUMPINAS

BHW on Duty

2. Register Client

 

Personnel accomplish certificate form and refers client to the physician on duty.

2 minutes

LUCITA C. SANTANDER

Midwife on Duty

3. Issuance of Certificate

Physician on duty assesses and examines the client before signing the certificate form.

Health or Medical Certificate is issued to client.

2 minutes

JANET L. MACNI,MD,MPH

 

LAPUYAN RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Availing of Leprosy

Ì ABOUT THE SERVICE

THE RURAL HEALTH UNIT (RHU) manages this program. The purpose is to identify and treat patients with leprosy. Drugs and medicine are provided free-of-charge.

Ì How to avail of the service

Follow These Steps

It Will Take You

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1. Inquiry

Inquire about skin diseases and the requirement for availing the free leprosy drugs.

2 minutes

VICKY E. RANOCO

Nurse Leprosy Coordinator

2. Assessment

Nurse assesses patient for signs and symptoms of leprosy.

10 o 15 minutes

3. Enrollment

Enrolls patients for multi-drug therapy and gives lecture to patient.

30 minutes

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