Patient Rights


As one of our patients, you have choices, rights and responsibilities.

You have the right:

  • To be treated with dignity and respect
  • To know the names and professional status of the people serving you
  • To privacy
  • To confidentiality of your records
  • To receive accurate information about your health-related concerns
  • To know the effectiveness, possible side effects and problems of all forms of treatment
  • To participate in choosing a form of treatment
  • To receive education and counseling
  • To consent to, or refuse any care or treatment
  • To review your medical records with a clinician
  • To information about services or any related cost


You have the responsibility:

  • To seek medical attention promptly
  • To be honest about your medical history
  • To ask about anything you do not understand

About ENMU, Portales

Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for our personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. ENMU offers a variety of services to help students succeed in their academic, personal and professional lives. That's why our slogan is "Student Success–that's what it's all about!"