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Can A Person With Hiv Can Become A Nurse

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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

... Why Is Choosing an HIV Care Provider Important? Training and Experience Do You Have Similar Ideas About Treating HIV? The Provider-Patient Relationship Help Your Provider Help You Availability Confidentiality Changing Providers To Find
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Can my son still be a nurse if he has AIDS

My son is 24 yrs old and has AIDS. He's on meds, his viral load is undetectable and his CDC count is around 300. He suffers no side effects from the meds and is very healthy, (with the exception of AIDS). He is currently enrolled in school working...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello GGR,As a general rule, I encourage HIVers to follow their dreams and not let HIV interfere with their life, love, career or happiness. There are many aspects of nursing Read more »

HIV/HEP B+ NURSE

I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING A NURSING CAREER. ONE OF THE PROGRAMS REQUIRES A DRUG TEST AND HEALTH SCREENING ON WHICH I WILL HAVE TO DISCLOSE MY MEDICATIONS. ISN'T THIS THE SAME AS TELLING MY EMPLOYER MY STATUS? I HAVE BEEN HIV+ SINCE THE 1980'S...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...case, you can work this out. For more help, go to the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC). They're great advocates for HIV-positive nurses. Assoc of Nurses in AIDS Care Read more »

Nurse said saliva can transmit HIV now im freaking out...

Hi Dr Bob!Im really hopeing you can answer my question so i can go on living my normal life...I went and got an HIV test at my 3 month period...While waiting i asked the nurse if HIV+ Saliva were to come in contact with an open gash or wound on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...visible blood! Please forward your question and my response to the woefully misinformed nurse. She needs a remedial course in HIV/AIDS and certainly should not be dispensing inaccurate anxiety-provoking misinformation!Dr. BobDr. Bob, hope you had... Read more »

hiv+ nursing student

I am a newly graduated nursing student getting ready to sit for the state boards in Florida. Do I have to notify the board that I am HIV+? On the application there is a question that ask "In the past 5 years have you been diagnosed or treated for a...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...physical impairment." That's the only way I know to avoid the trap of being accused of lying on an application when a different person or different doc looks at the issue later on. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African TB Nurses' Experiences of Provider-Initiated HIV Counseling and Testing in the Eastern Cape Province: a Qualitative Study

... South Africa's Eastern Cape Province has some of the world's highest rates of TB and HIV infection. The current study assessed factors playing a role in the "limited but effective" implementation of provider-initiated Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Director of HIV/AIDS Center in Prince Edward Island Calls for Anonymous Testing System

... Prince Edward Island needs to accommodate people who want to test for HIV anonymously, says Mark Hanlon, executive director of AIDS PEI. The province is the only one in Canada that does not have anonymous Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. Q: Are people with HIV or AIDS protected by the ADA? A: Yes. An individual is considered to have a "disability" if he or she has a... Read more »
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Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nursing students. Our goal is to find out what we can do to make a difference, how we can support the health of those living with HIV and AIDS and also promote prevention. If you are interested, please e-mail me at llafatadow@yahoo.com Read more »

Is Jackie Blue a Doctor or a Nurse of some sort?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...not questioning Jackies advice. It all seems legit. In fact some of it has helped me to over come my obsession about this HIV thing, but is this person a doctor or a nurse? More of a curiosity question. Thanks! Read more »

Need help with a nursing assignment

Posted by Teekay, 4 Replies
...condition. I don't want to bring her down by showing my emotion, so we don't discuss the illness. I am learning that having HIV/AIDS is not the end of the world and that she will probably die of something other than AIDS and that she will... Read more »

Nursing Assistant with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Nursing Assistant that is HIV+. All of my Coworkers know and some of the families of my residents know nd it was hard at first. I was constintly reminded that Read more »