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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 Needing to Tell a Minor that he is HIV positive

I am a nurse in California. A patient of mine (he is less than 18 years old) tested positive for... Read more »

Nurse told media I was HIV Positive

Do I have any remedy against a nurse who told the media i was hiv positive? I was admitted to the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The New 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,... Read more »
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

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 policy or... 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

The Bulgarian government on Tuesday rejected Libyan Foreign Minister Abdelrahman Shalgham's proposal to negotiate a settlement between Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally... 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 city Level One trauma center, then went back to school and got my Family Nurse Practitioner... 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 I have HIV and that I have to be extra careful. Well I was always careful and I... Read more »

Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner

Posted by lostnstl314, 3 Replies
I just found out yesterday that i am positive for hiv. I have never been sick and also have used condoms with previous partners. I am lost for a answer, but honestly cant dwell on why but to move forward. I donated blood and found out that way. I... Read more »

Help me to be a better nurse

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi. My name is CC and I am a nursing student due to graduate in August. As part of this semester I am to give a presentation on HIV. I would like to
focus on "how to be a better nurse to the HIV patient.". Is there anything you would like to tell a... Read more »