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Hiv Positive And Working As A Nurse

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Can a hiv + nurse work?

Iam a RN in a icu. I fear that if I find out I am HIV+ I will not be allowed to work in my specialty area. Are my worries justified? Would I have to tell my employer?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...You don't mention the state in which you work. Sometimes that makes a difference. In any case, your best resource is the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, or ANAC. Find Read more »

nurse from UK working in HIV

Is there an established correlation between poor adherence and resistance? If so, should I be... Read more »

working in dentistry

i am hiv positive can i still continue to work as a dental nurse Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Fresh Air" Interviews New Orleans Nurse Working With Uninsured HIV-Positive Residents After Hurricane Katrina

...a series on New Orleans six months after Hurricane Katrina included an interview with Jeanne Dumestre, a nurse practitioner working with uninsured area residents living with HIV/AIDS and co-founder of Tipitina's , a musical venue in the city... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States Promises to Work to Get Libya to Free Bulgarian Nurses in AIDS Trial

...medics, but he did not elaborate on any details. "We will continue with these consultations," said Ereli. "We will continue to work together to impress upon Libya our common desire, our commonly shared belief, that the medics should be released."... Read more »
The Body

Working to Break the Silence and Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Caribbean-American Communities

...communities are incredibly diverse and have contributed greatly to the growth of this Nation. I learned from watching my mother, who worked as a nurse taking care of sugar cane plantation workers, not only the importance of hard work and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ACLU Wants Alabama Inmates With HIV to Be Allowed in Work Release

...Civil Liberties Union is calling on Alabama's Department of Corrections to lift a ban on HIV-positive inmates participating in work release programs. The state recently removed several restrictions for its prisoners with HIV, who are housed in... Read more »
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Wanted: Nurse Practitioner position

Posted by holladaytn, 1 Reply, then went back to school and got my Family Nurse Practitioner degree 12/2007. I am board certified with the AANP. I worked for a retail health clinic and left that position because they changed my clinic location to one that was 1 1/2... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »

Rural nurse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm a nurse working in AIDS and I am so glad to see this site! Are there any other nurses out there afraid to post? I print out stuff from the Read more »

I work with AIDS patients

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... I work with AIDS patients a lot and it's such a good time now. There is so much hope in the air. The AIDS floors are emptying out Read more »