Student Health Center

Student Health Center


The Mission of Student Health Services is to support our Benedictine students in fulfilling their educational and personal goals by promoting health through a variety of services.


This center serves students by providing free health and counseling services.

Location: 1201 N. 2nd Street, across from McDonald Hall
Phone: 913.360.7117
Fax: 913.360.7482


Staff & Hours 

Janet L. Adrian RN, BSN
Director of Student Health Services

Latitia Guthals
Nurse Practitioner

Michelle Pruessner
Physician Assistant


 Nurse's HoursNurse Practitioner's Hours*Physician Assistant Hours
Monday9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - Noon plus *
Wednesday9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. *8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


* The Nurse Practitioner will be in the office every other Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 - 4 p.m. (Please check with Student Health about availability)


For service after hours, call your health provider or the Atchison Hospital Emergency room at 913.360.5320. For emergencies on campus, dial 9 to reach an outside line and then 911.


Student Health Services


Benedictine Student Health strives to promote wellness through education, counseling and preventive services. Good health is best achieved through a healthy lifestyle of adequate rest, daily exercise, a balanced diet, and healthy choices.


Services Provided at the Student Health Center


  • Diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
  • Health education and counseling
  • Referrals
  • Maintenance allergy injections during provider clinics
  • Tuberculosis skin testing
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood sugar checks
  • Removal of stitches
  • Peak-flow testing
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Student Health Services also offers crutches for loan, over-the-counter medications, first aid supplies and educational materials.


If you have any questions, please contact Janet Adrian.