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Can Health Care Worker Disclose Status To Resident

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Ethics on Health Care Worker disclosing patients HIV status

Can a health care worker disclose the status of clients HIV status to a third person, to protect that person from harm?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...treating MD. The law varies by state, so make sure you know the law in your state. In most states, the only person to whom the health care provider can disclose is the spouse. I suggest you double-check this with the legal services branch of your... Read more »

Can my healthcare provider disclose my status to my employer?

Hi, I work for a small company, about 20 employees, and was told by my employer that our health... Read more »

Should Health Care Workers Tell Their HIV Status?

Are health care workers allowed to keep their Hiv/Aids status (if positive) disclosed from their... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

... The state House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be informed if the patient had hepatitis Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...protective practices and personal protective equipment to prevent HIV and other blood-borne infections), protects patients as well as health care providers from possible HIV transmission in medical and dental offices and hospitals. For more... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...with HIV becomes pregnant, she should be very careful to stay healthy during pregnancy. Be sure to discuss pregnancy with your health care provider, preferably before becoming pregnant. Your provider will help you with the treatment you need to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...appreciate knowing that you are getting good health care, that you are taking care of yourself, and about your support network. Health Care Providers It's your decision whether or not to tell a health care provider that you have HIV. If your... Read more »
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Disclosing HIV status to potential new bf's

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
...diagnosed in July of 2010 was wondering if any man out there can give me his opinion about when its best to disclose my HIV status to potential new bf's. Best to start the conversation with it? Wait until you get a feel whether the guy is someone... Read more »

disclosing status

Posted by matteo, 2 Replies
...a month, we have engaged in kissing and heavy petting, but no intercourse, certainly not unprotected. i want to disclose my status, and want to assure him that he has not been at risk. can anyone help me with some advice? well i am... Read more »

ex-gf disclosing ,new gfs status.

Posted by pozchick1, 1 Reply
...has found out this and is now talking alot of people about it. Im just wondering if its illegal for her to be disclosing my status all over the place? If I can do anything about this? If theres anyone whom can help me with this that would be... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »