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See Spot in the clinic: Service animals in clinical rotations

Although it is now well accepted that students with disabilities have a right to bring service animals to campus, what about service animals accompanying health science students in clinical rotations?
Although it is now well accepted that students with disabilities have a right to bring service animals to campus, what about service animals accompanying health science students in clinical rotations?
Health and safety concerns, though often raised, are rarely a legitimate reason to prohibit a student from having a service dog, even in clinical settings such as hospital wards. The U.S. Department of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created guidance documents that specifically address service animals in hospitals and other clinical settings. . .

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Service animals in clinical rotations