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Can You Have Hiv And Be A Medical Assistant

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Texas Department of State Health Services

Emergency Relief HIV Medication Assistance for Those Displaced by Hurricane Katrina

Austin -- The Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP), the AIDS DrugAssistance Program (ADAP) for the State of Texas, has been working to develop a specialprogram to provide emergency assistance to the ADAP clients in Louisiana, Mississippi andAlabama... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Foundation Trains HIV-Positive People in Lesotho to Assist Medical Workers

The Clinton Foundation 's HIV/AIDS Initiative has trained 10 HIV-positive people in Lesotho to help doctors, nurses and pharmacists cope with treating people with HIV/AIDS in a country with a severe shortage of health workers, South Africa's ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nurses, Physician Assistants as Good as Doctors for HIV Care

A study of 68 U.S. HIV clinics found that physician assistants and nurse practitioners provided a quality of care comparable to that of doctors who specialize in HIV/AIDS and they generally outperformed non-specialist doctors. As part of their... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Medication Assistance

Do you know of any medication assistance available for HIV drugs? My dad has HIV and we are unable to afford the medications anymore. They are over $1000 a month. Please let me know if their is any assistant programs....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.There are several different patient assistance programs in the US that help in paying for HIV medications. I'd work with your father's case manager or AIDS Service Organization (ASO, check out ASOfinder.com or the... Read more »

would like to work as a medical assistant???

Hi Dr. Henry I have been hiv positive since 97. I have been wanting to go back to school. I am really interested in the medical field as far as a medical assistant program. But I need to know would i be able to do that being hiv? because i dont know...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In Minnesota many HIV positive persons work in health care fields including as a medical assistant (for the latter position usually no additional job restrictions). HIV+ persons are expected to report their status to their respective licensing board... Read more »

MEDICAL AND HEALTH ASSISTANCE

I AM A 26 YR OLD FEMALE WHO HAS BEEN HIV POSITIVE SINCE 04. I HAVE BEEN OFF AND ON MY MEDS. WHEN I AM ON THEM I AM ON MEDICAID, BUT NOW I AM NOT ON MEDICAID AND I DONT HAVE NO TYPE OF HEALTH OR MEDICAL INSURANCE. I WANT TO LIVE AND STAY HEALTHY, BUT...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
You may be able to get your medication through the pharmaceutical company's drug assistance program. Ask your pharmacist for contact information. If you get a job with an employer that provides group health coverage you would be covered after... Read more »

Assistance Programs for Radiesse and Sculptra/HIV

I have been informed by a new physician that the HIV Assistance Program for Sculptra is no longer available. Also, my primary physician no longer offers Radiesse. Are either HIV Assistance programs still available?With thanks,Bob...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
These programs are still active. Valeant is the company that now owns Sculptra, so the patient assistance forms and details of the program have changed.Here is the <a... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Assist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.
Washington , District... Read more »

patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial fat loss look up sculptra and... Read more »

DEPRESSION---ASSISTANCE??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi everyone- My name is Sidney-I am 29 and I have been

positive now for going on five years- and I have dealt with

my diagnosis up to this point in time by not dealing with it at

all, disassociation, and self-delusional, self-destructive

behavioral... Read more »

cities with financial and housing assistance for hiv+

Posted by positive2741, 6 Replies
Me and my bf are both positive and were looking to move to somewhere with better assistance and programs for people with hiv. We currently stay in ms and Memphis,TN area and have had very bad luck over the past 4 years finding and keeping jobs in... Read more »