Pacific Free Clinic PFC Training and Requirements for Medical Student/PA Volunteers A. Code of Conduct 1. Treat patients, physicians and fellow volunteers with integrity and respect. 2. Comply with HIPAA guidelines. 3. Fulfill all volunteer role responsibilities, including arriving at the clinic on time, dressing professionally, assisting with clinic cleanup tasks, notify managers if unable to make a scheduled volunteer date or find a substitute if less than a week before, and ensuring all volunteer paperwork is updated. 4. Abide by the Honor Code and Fundamental Standard. 5. Attend all mandatory training sessions. Failures to comply with this code will be brought to the attention of PFC Medical Directors and CFC Managing Directors, and may be grounds for dismissal from PFC. B. Requirements to become a Volunteer 1. Must be a Stanford Medical Student or PA student. 2. Complete PFC Volunteer Application 3. Required training: a. First year medical and PA students: 30-60 minute on-campus PFC orientation at beginning of academic year b. All new volunteers will have orientation at clinic before clinic day starts, led by an SC member. 4. If volunteering in another role other than preclin, shadow in new role then reverse shadow. 5. Enroll in MED283 (1-3 units) if possible. C. Additional Requirements to become a Lab Assistant (i.e., drawing blood, administering vaccines, processing samples) 1. Must do in-clinic training on PFC lab with Lab coordinator and Manager, including review of vaccine protocol and centrifuge use. D. Dress Code (adapted from Practice of Medicine Course) Anytime students see patients, they must adhere to the dress code described below. Dress code guidelines must be followed at all encounters with patients. Students are expected to dress professionally and conservatively. Attire typically worn to class or lecture will in many cases not be appropriate. Hospital scrubs are not considered professional attire for patient encounters. For All Students o Wear a PFC nametag at all times during clinic. o Do not wear jeans, shorts, flip-flops, tennis shoes or open-toed shoes. o Do not wear cologne or perfumes. o Tattoos should be covered. o Jewelry should be minimal and understated. o Clothing should not have rips, tears or frayed edges. o Do not expose your midriff. o Clothing should allow for an appropriate range of movement, and should not be flashy or draw attention. For Men o Button-down shirts and ties should be worn, along with pants or slacks. o Khakis are appropriate. For Women o Slacks, pants and modest skirts or dresses are appropriate. o Skirts should hit close to the knee or below. o Low heels or flats should be worn; no open-toed sandals. o Tops and blouses should have modest necklines. o Thin or “spaghetti-style” straps on tops are not appropriate.