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Nurses Living With Hiv

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I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...go back to not even letting it bother me and do my job without worrying?" Definitely the latter! The only way you can catch HIV in that bathroom stall is by having unsafe sex with an HIVer!2. Nope!3. Absolutely no risk.I would suggest you spend... Read more »



Nurse said saliva can transmit HIV now im freaking out...

Hi Dr Bob!Im really hopeing you can answer my question so i can go on living my normal life...I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reuters AlertNet Examines How Lack of Experienced Nurses in Kenya Affects Country's Efforts Against HIV/AIDS

...examined how the increasing number of experienced Kenyan nurses who seek work abroad has affected the country's "fight" against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Many nurses in Kenya receive an average monthly salary of less than $275 and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Nurses Association to Help South African Nurses Cope With Stress of Caring for HIV/AIDS Patients

...program to help South African nurses deal with the "extreme" levels of stress, anxiety and unhappiness they feel in caring for HIV/AIDS patients, Toronto's Globe and Mail reports. Nurses account for 75% of health care workers in South... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on U.S. Recruitment of Foreign Nurses

...Burkhalter of Physicians for Human Rights , the provision could jeopardize efforts to control the spread of diseases such as HIV/AIDS and malaria worldwide by attracting more health workers to the U.S. from developing countries where they... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philadelphia Inquirer Examines Nursing Shortage in Africa, Effect on Health Crises Such as HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

...salaries in more developed countries, a situation that is making it more difficult for African nations to treat diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Nurses, who are "on the front lines of Africa's various health crises, ... toil... Read more »
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Nursing Assistant with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Nursing Assistant that is HIV+. All of my Coworkers know and some of the families of my residents know nd it was hard at first. I was constintly reminded that Read more »

Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies and I am getting distinctly chilly vibes. Does anyone know anything about this subject? Also, are there any practicing HIV+ nurses who could perhaps tell me if it is worth it attempting to enter the profession? In addition to the rudeness... Read more »

Nursing paper Interviews sought

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a Nursing student at Oakland University in Rochester, Mi. I am doing a paper on living with HIV and I need to interview two people. All information is strictly confidential. If you would be interested in answering approximately Read more »

Need input

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've been asked to speak to a class of nurses on the subject of living with HIV and what it is like to deal the attitudes toward us that we sometimes encounter with health care professionals. Any input, stories, Read more »