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Hiv Management For Nurse Practitioners

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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...stage of the disease. It's best if you and your health care provider work together as a team. That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care provider" means a doctor, a physician's assistant, or a nurse practitioner. There are several issues you may want to consider in choosing an HIV care provider. You might decide to have them be your "regular doctor" for all of your health issues. You might use a different care...
Ask the Experts

HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care provider" means a doctor, a physician's assistant, or a nurse practitioner.There are several issues you may want to consider in choosing an HIV care provider. You might decide... Read more »

just tested positive (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2010)

iknow i got infected on jan 5th 2009,three weeks after that a had a throat infection.3-4 months after that i develop a lympnode in my neck,both side,arm pit,groin area.8- 9 months after that had a slight night sweat which goes on and off. till date...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care provider" means a doctor, a physician's assistant, or a nurse practitioner.There are several issues you may want to consider in choosing an HIV care provider. You might decide... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care provider" means a doctor, a physician's assistant, or a nurse practitioner.There are several issues you may want to consider in choosing an HIV care provider. You might decide... Read more »

Burnt

Im Burnt!The other day Id finished a Ryan White title two meeting when I stopped at the back of the room and found a CDC pamphlet for providers to help them deal with Burnout. As I was thumbing through the pages it occurred to me that Ive never...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I appreciate that you are being so open about your experience. You are certainly correct when you say that some health care providers would provide better care by listening to you - the patient.However, I would like to point out that most doctors,... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: What Is the Difference Between My Doctor and the NP Who Sometimes Sees Me?

...on some occasions when I have needed something quick or when I was actually really sick with a flu, I was seen by the clinic nurse practitioner. The NP is great; he is also an HIV Specialist, and he seems to be as knowledgeable about things as my... Read more »
The Body

STEP 3: Finding Quality Health Care

...each decision. I encourage questions from my patients because I feel it is important to their care." -- Bethsheba Johnson, Nurse Practitioner at the Peabody Health Center/AIDS Arms, Inc., in Dallas, Texas To read more about Bethsheba, click... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont: AIDS in the Black Community Discussed

...population, though they represent 12-14 percent of new HIV infections, said IMANI Executive Director Allen Robinson. Deb Kutzko, nurse practitioner coordinator at the Comprehensive Care Clinic at Fletcher Allen Health Care, told the crowd that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Medical Appointments

...offers advice on how to get the most from your health care provider. Many people get their care from a physician's assistant or a nurse practitioner. When this fact sheet talks about your "doctor" it means any of these health care professionals. ... Read more »
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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 Read more »

ANIMO Case Manager NYC

Posted by Robert1
...guidelines for the Psychomedical Intervention Model pioneered in Puerto Rico. S/he will work with the ANIMO Physicians Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner (PA/NP) to deliver the full suite of ANIMO services. The primary recruitment and screening... Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...maintain a panel of HIV Primary Care patients. This position reports to the Director of Special Services. The Ideal Candidate: Nurse Practitioner: MS in Nursing; Physician Assistant: BA/BS. Current New York State licensed Nurse Practitioner- or... Read more »

My Uncle has just been diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by brighteyes7213, 5 Replies
...the hospital. There they told him that he has not only pnuemonia but his liver has completely failed and the he has full blown AIDS. They think that he has had it for 4 years due to how advanced it is. He is a insulin dependant diabetic as well.... Read more »