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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
The University of Iowa Student Health & Wellness
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:The University of Iowa Student Health & Wellness
Web address:http://studenthealth.uiowa.edu/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct747124
Date of initial review: 17 Jul 2004
Validity of certificate28 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Date of last visit04 Dec 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
The names and credentials of all the members of the staff are provided at the "Staff" page.
Articles on this site are written by:

Trisha Welter, MPH
Tanya Villhauer, MA

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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The Student Health & Wellness website is operated by Student Health & Wellness, and is intended to provide online information to students. Information is updated by SHW staff members. This site does not accept commercial advertising or display commercial content.
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Audience:
The Student Health & Wellness website is operated by Student Health & Wellness, and is intended to provide online information to students. Information is updated by SHW staff members. This site does not accept commercial advertising or display commercial content.
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Purpose of the website
his content is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking professional medical advice or treatment because of something you have read on this site. If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
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3. Confidentiality
The SHW website takes online privacy and confidentiality seriously. Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to a medical/health Web site, including their identity, is respected by this Web site. The Web site owners undertake to honour or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in the state of Iowa and the United States.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Posted by Trisha Welter on October 25, 2013 - 4:29 pm
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All pages are dated.
 
Posted by Trisha Welter on October 25, 2013 - 4:29 pm
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5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation
Address and contact details are found at the footer of every page.

Contact

General Phone: 319-335-8370
Appointments: 319-335-8394
Nurseline: 319-335-9704
Pharmacy: 319-335-9200
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
The site is funded by Student Health & Wellness, and is updated by Student Health & Wellness staff.
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8. Advertising policy
This site does not accept commercial advertising or display commercial content.
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