What Behaviors Put Health Care Workers At Risk For HIV/AIDS
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,What do I think? I think you are a compassionate, generous, warm-hearted, loving individual who deserves our utmost praise and appreciation. I also think you have racked up enormous amounts of excellent cosmic karma that should provide you with a... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Whether a health care worker gets tested for HIV is up to the medical advisory board of the hospital where the person practices, if their work location is a hospital. To my knowledge, the only health care workers whose practices may be restricted or... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Laws vary from state to state, and generally local hospital boards have jurisdiction over these matters. Please remember that HIV is not easy to transmit. It requires direct contact between one of the four infectious fluids--blood, semen, vaginal... Read more »
Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDSThank you for asking whether, as a health care worker, you have a duty to disclose your status. In general, according to case law and professional practice guidelines, health care workers have a duty to inform patients or employers that they are... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI am a health care worker in Baltimore. Every other patient that
I come into contact with in my clinic is an HIV or AIDS patient.
I would like everyone who has this disease to know that I pray
for a cure everyday, and do my best to help those who... Read more »
Posted by swuitninnacent, 9 RepliesI havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »
Posted by ffrbel, 11 RepliesHello,
This is the first time I'm posting on this web-site. I feel horrible inside and need advice.
I am a gay male, 28 years old and have been HIV + for three years and have been off the dating scene since I was diagnosed - I rarely went out on any... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCare Outreach Worker--Philadelphia
BA or related degree in human services or high school diploma.
Experience with street outreach programs desired. Experience working
with minority populations on issues related to HIV/AIDS. Case
management/counseling... Read more »
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