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Can You Be A Nurse And Be Hiv Positive

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Nursing school and HIV positive

I'm a patient hiv positive but with health vl and cd4 controled and I'm studing LPN curse.Can I have a problem to get the licence in NJ state
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...No. Please read the many other "nursing school and HIV" postings here to learn all the ins and outs, but there's no reason for you not to obtain the license. Read more »

Nurse stuck with Needle from HIV patient

Dr. Bob,Tonight during Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law told me about having to go on PEP... Read more »

HIV/HEP B+ NURSE

I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING A NURSING CAREER. ONE OF THE PROGRAMS REQUIRES A DRUG TEST AND HEALTH... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyans Frustrated Over Focus on Bulgarian Nurses Instead of HIV-Positive Children

...York Times on Sunday examined the "sorrow" and "frustration" of the families of the 428 children who became infected with HIV while under the care of Bulgarian nurses in Benghazi, Libya, "as attention focuses on the fate of the nurses, who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

...Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally infecting with HIV, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 7/27). A five-judge panel of a Libyan court in May sentenced to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Make HIV-Positive Teachers, Nurses a "Priority"

... South Africa's Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is calling on the government to prioritize treating HIV-positive teachers and nurses in order to avoid future disruptions in key services due to AIDS deaths. "There is not a single Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 venue in the city dedicated to helping local artists recover... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Just tested positive from the philippines

Posted by Mikee, 3 Replies
...hi there everybody my name is mikee. im 22 yo, discreet gay, a lic. nurse and HIV positive. im a very smart and bright boy as what my mom say since my gradeschool years. they are so proud of me and provided 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 »

Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...me 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 »