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Can U Be A Nurse And Have Hiv

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I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...go back to not even letting it bother me and do my job without worrying?" Definitely the latter! The only way you can catch HIV in that bathroom stall is by having unsafe sex with an HIVer!2. Nope!3. Absolutely no risk.I would suggest you spend... Read more »

NURSE need help about her occupational exposures to HIV

Thanks you doctor for taking time to read my message , i know thats you are very busy , because ,... 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

E.U. Officials Call for Release of Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in Libyan HIV Infection Case

...Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor who have been sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV, the Associated Press reports (Associated Press, 3/9). A five-judge panel of a Libyan court in May 2004 sentenced... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on U.S. Recruitment of Foreign Nurses

...Burkhalter of Physicians for Human Rights , the provision could jeopardize efforts to control the spread of diseases such as HIV/AIDS and malaria worldwide by attracting more health workers to the U.S. from developing countries where they... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Half of Nurses in U.K. Have Experienced Needle Stick Injuries, Many Are Concerned About HIV Risk, Study Says

...previously used on a patient during their careers, with about one-third fearing risk of exposure to bloodborne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 11/19). According to the PA/ , the survey also found... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

E.U. Commissioner Asks Libyan Prime Minister to Release Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death for Allegedly Infecting Children With HIV

...the death sentences of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor who allegedly infected about 400 Libyan children with HIV and who have been detained in Libya since 1999, Reuters reports (Alison, Reuters, 5/25). The Libyan Supreme Court in... 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 Read more »

Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies and I am getting distinctly chilly vibes. Does anyone know anything about this subject? Also, are there any practicing HIV+ nurses who could perhaps tell me if it is worth it attempting to enter the profession? In addition to the rudeness... 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 Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...Job title: HIV Clinical Care Coordinator Job Site: Ryan Center Organization Brief overview: The Ryan Center is an independent not-for-profit Read more »