Prevention and Treatment of Illness
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to helping you get the care you need as quickly and conveniently and as affordably as possible. Rather than pay a higher copay for an emergency room visit, employees can take advantage of these cost- and time-saving health care options.
Assess Your Risk for Sleep Apnea with the STOP-BANG Test
Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition. Assess your risk with the STOP-BANG Assessment.
Getting to Know Your Medications
Learn helpful steps to take to manage your medications.
Spring Cleaning For Your Medicine Cabinet
What's in your medicine cabinet? Perhaps you have a few leftover pain pills, half a bottle of cough syrup, or even an entire cache of controlled substances from a loved one who has died.
View health care recources for LGBTQ faculty and staff.
Immunizations and Religion
Most religions have no prohibition against vaccinations, however some have considerations, concerns or restrictions regarding vaccination in general, particular reasons for vaccination, or specific vaccine ingredients. Below is a list of the current position of some of the more common religious faiths. Buddhism - Buddhism has no central authority that determines doctrine. Vaccination is widely accepted in predominantly Buddhist countries.
Self care is about:
Finding A Mental Health Provider
Finding the right provider is important when beginning the therapeutic process. Work/Life Connections-EAP at 615-936-1327, is available for a confidential meeting with a faculty/staff member of Vanderbilt to assess the presenting problem, identify related issues and consider important demographic considerations (location, insurance, etc.) to assist in matching you with a potential provider. A counselor will suggest three or more potential providers who may meet your needs. The counselor may also talk with you about the process of selecting a provider with whom your are comfortable.
Prevention is essential for good health. View what is included in routine checkups and how to determine age-appropriate guidelines for preventive exams.
Detect and Protect!
Learn how prevention can become part of your overall healthy lifestyle today.