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Hiv Positive Nurses Disclosure

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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. 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roanoke Woman Sues Hospital, Physicians Over Disclosure of HIV-Positive Status

A Roanoke, Va., woman last week filed a lawsuit in Roanoke Circuit Court against Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and two doctors for allegedly revealing her HIV-positive status, the Roanoke Times reports. The woman, who filed the suit... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Parliament Considers Bill That Would Require HIV Status Disclosure, Provide Some Protections to HIV-Positive People

Uganda's HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Bill 2008 -- which is under consideration by a committee in Parliament -- aims to criminalize the intentional transmission of HIV, guarantee access to treatment for HIV-positive people and provide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Men and Women, Cape Town, South Africa

"The HIV epidemic continues to amplify in southern Africa and there is a growing need for HIV prevention interventions among people who have tested HIV-positive," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Anonymous surveys were completed... Read more »

This Positive Life: An Interview With Gary

Table of Contents HIV Diagnosis Disclosure in Work and Family Life Dating and Loss of Libido After Prostate Cancer Connecting to Care for Prostate Cancer and HIV Keeping Healthy, Following New Paths Turning 60: Aging With HIV ... 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 »


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 »