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Hiv Positive Nurses Disclosure

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Ask the Experts

Disclosure/Nursing school

I plan on starting nursing school next fall. Do I need to let anyone know I am HIV positive before doing any kind of work in this field(be it training in school, or employers afterward)?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
No. That's the short answer. For more detailed information, please check the website of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, which follows issues for HIV-positive nurses and publishes great articles and newsletters about this. www.anac.org.... Read more »

HIV Positive Nursing Student

I'm HIV positive and a nursing student, am I pursuing an unrealistic goal? Will I be... Read more »

Nurse Needing to Tell a Minor that he is HIV positive

I am a nurse in California. A patient of mine (he is less than 18 years old) tested positive for... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

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

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

What 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: You... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Getting Pregnant Staying Healthy While Pregnant HIV Treatment Options Other Treatments While Pregnant Delivery Your Baby's Health Breast-Feeding Building a Support Network ... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral... 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 city Level One trauma center, then went back to school and got my Family Nurse Practitioner... Read more »

Disclosure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am trying to find family members or member that would be willing to share their disclosure issues (pediatric) with me. I am a graduate nursing student working on a research project. Read more »

Disclosure to Doctor before surgery

Posted by privatepos, 6 Replies
Hello everyone, I'm not sure if I should post this on Ask a Doctor or if anyone has any input/ I'm having weight loss surgery in a few weeks and several months ago when I met my surgeon, I privately disclosed to him that I had HIV to be safe. This... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV status without permission

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed hiv+ on July 26, 2010. At that time I was very sick and could not lend my then wife support for my diagnosis. She was afraid she was positive too. Since we didn't have sex for 7 years before my diagnosis there was no chance she was... Read more »