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Confidentiality Laws In Regards To Stds And Hiv

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confidentiality issues in regards to HIV positive school students

I am a Senior Biology Major at XXXXXXX in XXX. I am taking a Social Ethics course that involves writing a paper on the topic of choice. Mine is in regards to a teacher's rights, responsibilities, and options if he/she was informed by a parent...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
When a teacher learns from a parent that a student in the school has HIV, the teacher has one clear legal responsibility: to keep that information confidential. Privacy law protects the student from a teacher's disclosure of medical... Read more »

disclose is the law (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

hi, i agree with the other poster we all should disclose to someone you are going to have relations... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indianapolis Star Examines HIV Confidentiality, Disclosure Laws

While it is a felony in Indiana for an HIV-positive person to engage in high-risk behavior that deliberately exposes another person to the virus, whether such actions are first discovered by the police or by the health department determines whether... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Confidentiality and HIV Testing

Most counseling and testing centers follow one of two very different policies regarding the confidentiality of your test results: Confidential HIV testing involves recording the name of the person who tests positive and reporting confidentially... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: New Law Allows Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics for Partners Diagnosed With STDs

A state law that allows for the establishment of a pilot STD program in Baltimore went into effect Sunday. Under the city health department-run program, doctors will be able to write antibiotic prescriptions for partners of persons diagnosed with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Releases New Guidelines to Ensure Confidentiality of People Living With HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS on Friday released new guidelines that aim to ensure that the confidentiality of people living with HIV/AIDS is not compromised when collecting and storing information about the disease, UN News Service reports. The guidelines were... Read more »
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Keeping confidentiality

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How can a person protect their status once they are hiv+. Will it eventually be documented with your name. My neighbor is head of the health dept.

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confidentiality

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Confidentiality

My name is Mary, and I am a Nurse Practitioner in pediatric HIV.
Because I frequently surf the net looking for AIDS and HIV
resources, I have been most curious about this site. Are you ever
concerned abou the confidentiality of your... Read more »

Breach of Confidentiality by FL hospice alleged

Posted by RonPanzer
PRESS RELEASE:

March 13, 2003: ACTION ALERT FOR ALL THOSE TERMINALLY ILL WITH AIDS !!

The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast has been sued for, among other things, violating the
confidentiality of thousands of its patients, including those with... Read more »

Breach of Confidentiality at FL hospice

Posted by RonPanzer
PRESS RELEASE:

March 13, 2003: ACTION ALERT FOR ALL THOSE TERMINALLY ILL WITH AIDS !!

The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast has been sued for, among other things, violating the
confidentiality of thousands of its patients, including those with... Read more »