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Can I Still Work As An Nurse If I Have Hiv

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Ask the Experts

nurse from UK working in HIV

Is there an established correlation between poor adherence and resistance? If so, should I be encouraging my patients (regardless of whether they are showing symptoms) to consider starting a combination if I suspect their adherence will be poor?
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
...fashion. The decision to use potent combination therapy in a patient who is likely to be non-adherent, yet who has symptomatic HIV disease/AIDS - is a very difficult one. There are several studies to show that treatment - even non-supressive... Read more »

Can a hiv + nurse work?

Iam a RN in a icu. I fear that if I find out I am HIV+ I will not be allowed to work in my... Read more »

HIV+ Working

I have searched everywhere for information on being HIV + and working in the medical field. I am a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Fresh Air" Interviews New Orleans Nurse Working With Uninsured HIV-Positive Residents After Hurricane Katrina

...Tuesday as part of a series on New Orleans six months after Hurricane Katrina included an interview with Jeanne Dumestre, a nurse practitioner working with uninsured area residents living with HIV/AIDS and co-founder of Tipitina's , a musical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States Promises to Work to Get Libya to Free Bulgarian Nurses in AIDS Trial

...On Friday, the U.S. government said it would do all it can to persuade Libya to free five Bulgarian nurses sentenced to death for allegedly infecting 400 children with HIV at a Benghazi hospital. According to international observers, Read more »
The Body

Working to Break the Silence and Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Caribbean-American Communities

...incredibly diverse and have contributed greatly to the growth of this Nation. I learned from watching my mother, who worked as a nurse taking care of sugar cane plantation workers, not only the importance of hard work and dedication but also the... Read more »
U.S. Department of State

Building on What Works: U.S. HIV/AIDS Programs Forge Haiti Earthquake Response

...treatment, and care sites to not only provide HIV/AIDS services, but other health and support services as well. PEPFAR's networks of facilities, healthcare providers, community health workers and supply chains have engaged in a wide variety... Read more »
Connect With Others

LAB/BLOOD Work

Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
...Today- I went for my first round of lab work before my first appointment with the specialist. The blood work was a horrible experience. 7 vials of blood- I got sick, sweaty, Read more »

Wanted: Nurse Practitioner position

Posted by holladaytn, 1 Reply
...I am a newly diagnosed HIV+ man looking for a Nurse Practitioner position. I have 14 years critical care Registered Nurse experience working in a inner city Level One trauma center, Read more »

Rural nurse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm a nurse working in AIDS and I am so glad to see this site! Are there any other nurses out there afraid to post? I print out stuff from the net for my patients. Its so helpful. I work in an isolated area and there Read more »

I work with AIDS patients

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...through the hard times and now it's so nice and gratifying to see the good times! This site is so helpful. Where are all the nurses? Read more »