Medical Chaperone Information

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What is a Medical Chaperone?

A medical chaperone is available when your doctor, nurse practitioner, or PA conducts a sensitive exam.  A chaperone is trained to know what to expect during an exam and is there to ensure patient and provider safety.  A chaperone is offered for your comfort, but you may choose to delicne to have a chaperone present.  Please speak with your health care provider if you have questions about a sensitive exam of the use of a medical chaperone.