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Hiv Positive Nurse And Practice

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What to Do If the Test Is Positive

Keeping Yourself and Others Healthy Emotional Support Medical Care Healthy Habits The results of the HIV test are back -- and you're HIV-positive. What should you do? There are many things that you can do to stay healthy. Keeping Yourself and Others Healthy Below are some ideas to help keep you healthy. However, it is also important to consider the health of others when you know you are HIV-positive. To do that, it is important...
Ask the Experts

Nursing school and HIV positive

I'm a patient hiv positive but with health vl and cd4 controled and I'm studing LPN curse.Can I have a problem to get the licence in NJ state...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
No. Please read the many other "nursing school and HIV" postings here to learn all the ins and outs, but there's no reason for you not to obtain the license.... Read more »

HIV Positive Nursing Student

I'm HIV positive and a nursing student, am I pursuing an unrealistic goal? Will I be considered marketable after graduating and obtaining my license? Should I take choose another career path or will this be as safe as any other?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
That is really a personal decision for you to make. Your status is private and no disclosure is required in being hired. With proper hygienic practices, you are no more a danger to patients than anyone else. To my knowledge there are no legal... Read more »

Can a doctor practice medicine if hiv positive?

Hi Dr.Im in paranoia right now. I went to a doctor(gastroenterologist) to check my anus because I suspected I have external hemmorhoids. The doctor told me to lie sideways and he checked my anus and applied something on it. He use his finger to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You actually are worried that your gastroenterologist might use a bloody finger to do a rectal exam, or have a vial of infected blood in his fridge to infect his patients???? Oh my, my, my ,my, honey, either it's time for you to change... Read more »

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 Nurses, whose headquarters is in Atlanta. In conversation with... 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 back to school and got my Family Nurse Practitioner... Read more »

Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner

Posted by lostnstl314, 3 Replies
I just found out yesterday that i am positive for hiv. I have never been sick and also have used condoms with previous partners. I am lost for a answer, but honestly cant dwell on why but to move forward. I donated blood and found out that way. I... Read more »

3 months according to NY State Nurses Assoc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following question and answer is taken from a document available on the New York Sate Nurses Association website (www.nysna.org). I know that this document has been referred to before, but I want to share it with newcomers.

The document on the... Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
The Sister's Upper Room is an Alternative Women's Health practice in Harlem that offers both traditional and holistic services to women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's... Read more »