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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

... Why Is Choosing an HIV Care Provider Important? Training and Experience Do You Have Similar Ideas About Treating HIV? The Provider-Patient Relationship Help Your Provider Help You Availability Confidentiality Changing Providers To Find
Ask the Experts

HIV/HEP B+ NURSE

I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING A NURSING CAREER. ONE OF THE PROGRAMS REQUIRES A DRUG TEST AND HEALTH SCREENING ON WHICH I WILL HAVE TO DISCLOSE MY MEDICATIONS. ISN'T THIS THE SAME AS TELLING MY EMPLOYER MY STATUS? I HAVE BEEN HIV+ SINCE THE 1980'S...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...case, you can work this out. For more help, go to the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC). They're great advocates for HIV-positive nurses. Assoc of Nurses in AIDS Care Read more »

Nurse stuck with Needle from HIV patient

Dr. Bob,Tonight during Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law told me about having to go on PEP after a needle stick. She is an ER nurse and the patient is HIV positive with a very high viral load.She told me she was told the chances of getting HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The HIV statistical figures your sister-in-law mentioned are accurate. Her risk for occupationally acquired HIV from a needle stick from Read more »

hiv+ nursing student

I am a newly graduated nursing student getting ready to sit for the state boards in Florida. Do I have to notify the board that I am HIV+? On the application there is a question that ask "In the past 5 years have you been diagnosed or treated for a...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Ask your doc to write a short note that you can attach to the application. In the short note on his/her own letterhead, the doc should make one statement: "I have not diagnosed X as having any physical impairment, nor am I treating X for any... Read more »

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
...also nasal secretions, sputum, sweat, tears, urine and vomitus (all bodily fluids) are not implicated in the transmission of HIV, unless they contain visible blood! Please forward your question and my response to the woefully misinformed nurse.... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Medical Appointments

...appointment? Write a list to use during your appointment. Be sure to include: New health problems or symptoms , related to HIV or not. How long have they been going on? How serious are they? Don't ignore feeling tired, not sleeping well,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

... First Things First Choosing an HIV Drug Regimen Resistance Sequencing Adherence Dosing Schedule Taking Your Pills Side Effects Putting It All Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

the difference between a doctor & nurse....

Posted by still_here, 2 Replies
...guess I'll show a little thanks & compassion, say a prayer for those who passed thinking there would never be a day that HIV/AIDS would become this managable. Thank you to the husbands, wives, lovers & partners who sat by their bedsides... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »