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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
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HIV+ Nurse

I am an RN in a large cardiology hospital based practice. I am currently in school working on my BSN degree with the intent of going to PA school or CRNA school. I do not feel I am a risk to any patient, whether placing an IV line or catheter, or...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...We really need good RN's and PA's, and your HIV status should not be a barrier to your practicing. I would suggest talking with the American Association of Occupational Health 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 »

HIV+ Working

I have searched everywhere for information on being HIV + and working in the medical field. I am a nurse and have been restricted from doing IV's, Blood draws, ect. What are the rules?
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...infection control practices and these are outlined in Policies of the institution. It does not make a difference if you have HIV, HEP C, etc. you still follow the guidelines that will help to prevent every patient from any potential infection,... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African TB Nurses' Experiences of Provider-Initiated HIV Counseling and Testing in the Eastern Cape Province: a Qualitative Study

... South Africa's Eastern Cape Province has some of the world's highest rates of TB and HIV infection. The current study assessed factors playing a role in the "limited but effective" implementation of provider-initiated Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Half of Families of Libyan HIV-Positive Children Oppose Negotiations in Case of Alleged Intentional Infection by Bulgarian Nurses

...About half of the family members of the more than 400 HIV-positive Libyan children who were allegedly intentionally infected by five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor oppose any Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Nurses Day Chance to Improve Conditions for Health Workers in Developing Countries, Opinion Piece Says

...appropriate day ... to consider the challenges faced by health care personnel in developing countries," including those related to HIV/AIDS, Gary Cohen, board director of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and the CDC Foundation , writes in a ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

...Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally infecting with HIV, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 7/27). A five-judge panel of a Libyan court in May sentenced to... Read more »
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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 »

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 dentist

Posted by doglove, 5 Replies
...to, disclose but I know it would be unwise to do so. Any advice? Should I pursue this career path at all? Anyone know an HIV + dentist? Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
...women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's issues in HIV/AIDS. We are now enrolling for our New Chidbirth Education workshop for HIV positive women. There is an affordable... Read more »