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Hiv Positive Nurses Disclosure

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Ask the Experts

Response to the following post I just read (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

HiI often read this site and I have a lot of respect for it but feel the need to write in regards to the below conversation. I really think its wrong that you say that people shouldnt be prosecuted for the transmission of HIV. I think it should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accountable for purposely infecting you. However, as I noted below, cases like yours in which someone intentionally transmits HIV are extremely rare. That doesn't mean it never happens, but rather that it very rarely occurs. When it does, it's a... Read more »

HIV/HEP B+ NURSE

I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING A NURSING CAREER. ONE OF THE PROGRAMS REQUIRES A DRUG TEST AND HEALTH... Read more »

Disclosure/Nursing school

I plan on starting nursing school next fall. Do I need to let anyone know I am HIV positive before... Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV Disclosure: African Americans Tell How They Told

..."Wow!" The best response was from my mother. She said, "No matter what, you'll always be my son and I'll love you." Her being a nurse, she said, "I kind of figured that was what it was. I prayed that that wasn't what it was, but no matter what... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Law Requiring Officials to Report Identities of HIV-Positive Students Could Be Amended

...HIV-positive students to school principals, the Daily Journal reports. The standing law also allows principals to reveal to school nurses the identity of HIV-positive students, as well as to reveal to teachers that there is an HIV-positive... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

... Table of Contents Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...communication about your child's HIV status. Meet with the principal and discuss the school's policy and attitude on HIV. Meet with the nurse and your child's teacher. Be sure to talk about your child's legal right to confidentiality. Getting... Read more »
Connect With Others

the anxiety...

Posted by gameface, 3 Replies
...hungry), my muscles and joints ache like crazy and i have right upper quandrant discomfort. now i'm starting to think i could have hiv and/or hcv. i guess i'm just posting here for support or...i don't know. just scared. i know that testing... Read more »

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in the Military. I've copied a general email I send out to interested organizations and individuals below:... Read more »

HIV Disclosure, "The Conversation"

Posted by TheConversation
...I'm writing a book and doing a video documentary on the subject of "The Conversation" that everyone with HIV has when they disclose their HIV status. I'm looking for people from every race, age, nationality, and background; including Read more »

Final Hope Gone - Need Your Help

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 7 Replies
...Well, I just spoke with the nurse at my infectious disease doctor's office to get the results of last week's blood test. After verifying my date of birth and Read more »