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Community Health Nurse Interventions Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Community-Based Intervention Designed to Increase Preventive Health Care Seeking Among Adolescents: The Gonorrhea Community Action Project

To evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention designed to increase preventive health care seeking among adolescents, the authors recruited adolescent and young adults ages 12-21 at community-based organizations in central Harlem, N.Y., and Prince... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Design and Evaluation of a Drama-Based Intervention to Promote Voluntary Counseling and HIV Testing in a South African Community

The authors developed a drama-based intervention to promote voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) services in a peri-urban community in South Africa. The researchers trained young adults in the community in HIV/AIDS and drama. Participants... Read more »
World Health Organization

At a Glance: Media Summary -- Towards Universal Access: Scaling Up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector -- Progress Report June 2008

The end of 2007 marks an important step in the history of the HIV epidemic. According to the WHO, UNAIDS and UNICEF report Towards Universal Access: Scaling up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector , nearly a million more people... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 went and got an HIV test at my 3 month period...While waiting i asked the nurse if HIV+ Saliva were to come in contact with an open gash or wound on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well just because Nurse Know-it-all "considers all body fluids a risk" doesn't mean it's true. (See below.) In brief, not only saliva, but also nasal secretions, sputum, sweat, tears, urine and vomitus (all bodily fluids) are... Read more »

Need of activities for Intervention

Can i get any activities regarding to intervention to reduce or eliminate stigma among nurses treating HIV/AIDS?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Despite many laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of medical condition, the stigma of HIV seems to linger on. Probably due to its connection with sex, which has always been a topic of scorn and fear in this country, plus many people still... Read more »

Crisis intervention /counseling for recently diagnosed HIV person

Can you suggest facility or program in Chicago that can offer support to young man who was just diagnosed and is in a severe depressed state. I am his aunt and live in another state but know that he needs immediate help....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Have him call the Howard Brown Health Center Phone: 773.388.1600. You can get an overview of their programs at www.howardbrown.org.Best wishes.... Read more »

nutrition interventions

Describe the nutritional interventions required across the stages of HIV/AIDS...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
That will require a book. Look for Dr. Mary Romeyn's book on nutrition and HIV/AIDS.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »
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Clinical Coordinator/Crisis Intervention Specialis

Posted by Anonymous
Cambridge Cares About AIDS
Clinical Coordinator/Crisis Intervention Specialist

Summary: This position coordinates the daily activities of Client Services Department staff and student interns while providing case management services. This position... Read more »

Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles

Posted by Anonymous
The Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles and Orance County is
currently hiring for new postions. We have positions available for persons
interested in doing HIV prevention work in the Asian and Pacific
communities. If you know of someone or... 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 »

Feeling Helpless in the Medical Community

Posted by everopen, 5 Replies
I submitted this letter in another forum (Ask the Experts / Mental Health and HIV) but it was never addressed. I submitted it to the Treatment-Experienced HIVers last night, but I see that theres been no replys on that forum since late June. So Im... Read more »