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lostnstl314
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Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner
      04/24/13 08:03 PM

I just found out yesterday that i am positive for hiv. I have never been sick and also have used condoms with previous partners. I am lost for a answer, but honestly cant dwell on why but to move forward. I donated blood and found out that way. I dont know how long I have been infected or when.
But the problem that is keeping me awake is im currently a BSN at a local small town hospital where the stigma is very very bad. I have been in school for the last year continuing my education to becoma a Nurse Practitioner I have 9 months of school. I am scared to death on what I should do. I have called in sick the last two days and worried ill be booted out of my job.
Should I just quit my school and try to find another career? or can I continue on school and practice as a NP when im done. Help me please some one.. I know my outlook is good and im positive thoughts on my health. but my income and insurance and i love my job.

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* Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner lostnstl314 04/24/13 08:03 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner educateme   09/19/13 12:06 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner kicker   09/19/13 12:20 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner Surgeon   04/28/13 01:24 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner kicker   04/24/13 08:38 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner lostnstl314   04/25/13 03:19 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner DaveSF   05/07/13 02:18 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner Fyodor   06/03/13 11:51 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner riverprincessModerator   06/04/13 01:08 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner Fyodor   06/05/13 08:32 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner thebird1959   06/06/13 02:43 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner anotherday   06/05/13 03:23 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner notinterested   04/26/13 05:47 AM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner jeannie10   05/30/13 08:36 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner kicker   04/25/13 04:17 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner lostnstl314   09/14/13 04:16 PM
. * Re: Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner Fyodor   09/22/13 06:46 AM

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