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Hiv Training For Nurses

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Ask the Experts

Can my son still be a nurse if he has AIDS

My son is 24 yrs old and has AIDS. He's on meds, his viral load is undetectable and his CDC count is around 300. He suffers no side effects from the meds and is very healthy, (with the exception of AIDS). He is currently enrolled in school working...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or happiness. There are many aspects of nursing that would not put your son at any increased risk. He should be open with the training director at his nursing school to assure he is not placed in any situation that might be a risk for him. Your... Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage part 2

What kind of medical equipment would my son need if I were Nelson, To bring my son home and help... Read more »

Nurse in training stuck my son with a used needle by mistake.

My wife and I brought my two children to our Doctors office for their influenza shot and the nurse... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS-Hit South Africa to Increase Nurse Training

...those who have moved abroad to return home. In addition to reviving the training of "enrolled" nurses -- who are a grade below professional nurses and do non-clinical work -- "We are also going to reopen some of the nursing colleges that were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clinton Group, India to Train Nurses in AIDS Care

...Sunday, the William J. Clinton Foundation and India's National AIDS Control Organization announced a partnership to develop training materials and a program for nurses in AIDS care. "Nurses are a critical link in the delivery of care and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Find Few Differences in Health Outcomes for HIV-Positive Patients Cared for by Nurses Versus Doctors

... HIV-positive patients who receive care from trained nurses fare just as well as those who are treated by physicians, according to two studies released at the XVII International Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Where to Find a Million New Nurses?

...train there leaving for better pay in developed countries. World Health Organization figures show 37 percent of South Africa-trained doctors are working in the developed world, while South African nurses comprise almost a tenth of the nursing... Read more »
Connect With Others

My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he was training a nurse practitioner and two interns which I gave the ok to do. I figured since they have a "live one" here -... Read more »

GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...of this fabled city. Several times in the past year, I've taken the 14-hour flight from Denver, Colo., to Kiev to assist in training doctors, nurses, psychologists and social workers in the care of people with HIV. Our efforts are facilitated by... Read more »

HIV providers needed! Physicians and mid-levels

Posted by jklein
...PA). The site qualifies for both NHSC scholarship recipients and loan repayment. Current providers include 2 Johns Hopkins trained nurse practitioners and medical director, M. Keith Rawlings, MD, who has been well know in the HIV world for... Read more »