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Hiv Infected Health Care Workers

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any web sites for health care workers on infection control and hiv

Are there any web sites on hiv and infection control. I am a nurse trying to educate nursing assistants on standard precautions. They are having a hard time with this and I looking for help!...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
A few good suggestions for Infection Control would be:Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP)http://www.osap.orgHIVdenthttp://www.hivdent.org/infctl/office.htm and of course the CDC websiteI hope this information proves helpful!DR... Read more »

Potential Infection of health care workers

In a healthcare setting, a TB test was administered and a needle was inadvertently reused for... Read more »

As an HIV positive health care worker do I have to disclose?

Hi. I'm a medical professional and newly diagnosed with HIV. I'm actually a resident.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Trial of Health Care Workers Who Allegedly Infected Children With HIV May End Soon

The Libyan trial of six Bulgarian health care workers charged with deliberately infecting 400 children with HIV through contaminated blood products may end soon, BBC New s reports. Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi has accused the workers of taking... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Refuses Libya Request to Make Payment for Amnesty of Health Care Workers Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

The Bulgarian government has rejected demands from the Libyan government that it negotiate a "diya," or blood money payment, to win amnesty for five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian physician sentenced to death for allegedly infecting 400 children... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Department Reiterates Call for Libya to Free Health Care Workers Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

The State Department on Thursday reiterated its call for Libya to release five Bulgarian nurses who were sentenced to death for allegedly infecting 400 Libyan children with HIV, the Associated Press reports. "We believe that the people in Libya who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Prosecutor Demands Death Penalty for Health Care Workers Accused of Intentionally Infecting Children With HIV

A Libyan prosecutor on Monday demanded death sentences be given to one Palestinian and six Bulgarian health care workers who are accused of intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV, Reuters reports. A civil prosecutor also demanded... Read more »
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i am a health care worker...

Posted by Anonymous
I am a health care worker in Baltimore. Every other patient that
I come into contact with in my clinic is an HIV or AIDS patient.
I would like everyone who has this disease to know that I pray
for a cure everyday, and do my best to help those who... Read more »

BEBASHI Care Outreach Worker--Philadelphia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Care Outreach Worker--Philadelphia

BA or related degree in human services or high school diploma.
Experience with street outreach programs desired. Experience working
with minority populations on issues related to HIV/AIDS. Case
management/counseling... Read more »

HealthCare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile needles when injecting or taking blood so how is HIV transmitted through the healthcare... Read more »

How do you manage your health care?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
HIV/AIDS is a complicated web of conditions made more complicated by the interaction of the meds on our body chemistries. I would think that a specialty would have developed over the last 25 years that focused on the long term management of people... Read more »