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Can You Be A Registered Nurse If You Are Hiv Positive

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HIV + registered nurses

I recently returned to work with the dubious help of my state's Bureau ofVocational Rehabilitation. I am a registered nurse, with a Ph.D. andspeciality in chemical dependency. The "rehab counselor" and his team haveprovided my with little help in...
Lynne Gabriel

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...Because your question is regarding legal recourse, I am referring it to thesection regarding HIV and the Law. I have forwarded your question to them,please check that area for a reply(http://www.thebody.com/cgi/legalans.html#recent). Read more »

Thank you for educating us about false positive HIV results!

Dr. Bob, I have learned so much from your writings about false positive HIV test. I am a healthy... Read more »

Unlikely HIV infection?

Dr. Frascino, I am a 26yo female, and I am a registered nurse. About six weeks ago I became very... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Czech Patient Group Calls for Mandatory HIV Testing Among Health Professionals

...is not planning to implement mandatory testing, citing one of the reasons as the high cost of testing all 200,000 doctors and nurses registered in the country. The proposal comes after an Albanian dentist was detained by the Czech police for... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

What Do All Those Letters Mean, Anyway?

...many providers may have equivalent experience in HIV care, but aren't certified by the AAHIVM. ACRN -- HIV/AIDS Certified Registered Nurse A registered nurse who has completed 70 hours of CME credits, has at least two years of experience in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women in many other countries in Africa, South America, andWestern Europe. Sharing HIV-contaminated syringes for injecting drugs isanother frequent mode of transmission. Is HIV... Read more »
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Asking Questions of Doctor

Posted by hivhelp, 3 Replies
...much about it (nor do they want to), so I am helping Bryan understand the information he gets about his HIV. 2. Since I am attorney, it is also my role to make sure Bryan is getting the best care and is not just another number. Bryan is 19,... 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 »

HIV Positive dentist

Posted by doglove, 5 Replies
...to, disclose but I know it would be unwise to do so. Any advice? Should I pursue this career path at all? Anyone know an HIV + dentist? Read more »

long term non-progressors

Posted by norvasc, 1 Reply
...Viral load and the Cd4 count, and every time I need to go and do this I get a bit down. When tested positive I just became a registered nurse, and I work now and for many years in an intensive care unit where we still get patients not doing so... Read more »