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Can I Still Work As An Nurse If I Have Hiv

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Laws regarding working as nurse in MS+HIV positive

Can I leaglly work as a critical care nurse in Mississippi if I am HIV positive?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Mississippi is one of the more "conservative" states when it comes to dealing with HIV. This is discussed at this website. <a href="http://hivlawandpolicy.org/states/mississippi" target=_new>at this website.</a> It... Read more »

nurse from UK working in HIV

Is there an established correlation between poor adherence and resistance? If so, should I be... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

NPR's "Fresh Air " on 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Nurse Hailed for HIV Work

Nurse Maryann Collins, a patient-care coordinator at Hackensack University Medical Center, has received a national award for her work with HIV/AIDS patients during the past 25 years. Collins was one of five individuals honored with Bristol-Myers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Nurses Association to Help South African Nurses Cope With Stress of Caring for HIV/AIDS Patients

The Canadian Nurses Association has launched a four-year, $2.27 million program to help South African nurses deal with the "extreme" levels of stress, anxiety and unhappiness they feel in caring for HIV/AIDS patients, Toronto's Globe and Mail ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some Government Doctors, Nurses in Zimbabwe Return to Work on Humanitarian Grounds, Still Demand Higher Wages

Some government-employed doctors and nurses in Zimbabwe have returned to work on humanitarian grounds, but most are still on a strike that began last week and are demanding higher wages, Reuters reports (Banya, Reuters, 1/3). Thousands of health... Read more »
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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 I have HIV and that I have to be extra careful. Well I was always careful and I... Read more »

Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am thinking of going to nursing school. I am poz, however, and have done the ethical thing and have contacted chairpersons of nursing depts. at two local colleges. Neither has gotten back to me and I am getting distinctly chilly vibes. Does... 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 are no other nurses really who... 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, then went back to school and got my Family Nurse Practitioner... Read more »