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Interprofessional Wellness Clinic

An Interprofessional Approach to Eye Care

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Students and faculty from nursing, optometry, and pharmacy participate in a half-day a week interprofessional clinic to provide:

  • disease-specific eye examinations
  • one-on-one disease education
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • one-on-one medication counseling
  • glucose and cholesterol profile monitoring
Student performing an eye exam

Become an active member in your health care with the Interprofessional Wellness Clinic

Nationally Recognized: The Interprofessional Wellness Clinic has won two national awards. In 2004, the clinic received the first place interdisciplinary award in the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary's Award for Innovation in Health Promotion.  In 2006, the students in the interprofessional wellness clinic received the American Public Health Association's Vision Care Section Beta Sigma Kappa Student Award.

Why make an appointment today?

There is a trend toward increased cooperation and collaboration among health disciplines to better meet the multiple health needs of patients. Studies show that this type of interprofessional health care may be more beneficial than single-discipline treatments to provide

  • improved health
  • diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses
  • cost-effective care


  • About 16 million Americans have diabetes
  • Diabetic patients are more likely to have heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and eye disease
  • Regular visits to your eye doctor may help to detect early diabetes

High Blood Pressure

  • High blood pressure can cause stroke, heart attack, blindness, or kidney failure

High Cholesterol

  • May lead to heart disease and eye complications
  • Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States

Specific Conditions that we Manage

FSU Interprofessional Wellness Clinic Hours

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

For Appointments

Call (231) - 591- 2020


Fees are charged for optometric and blood testing services. There is no additional cost for interprofessional services. Payment is expected at time of service. Most insurance plans are accepted.