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Nurses With Hiv

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Becoming a Nurse with Hiv

I always wanted to be a nurse, I found out that I am Hiv+ almost a year ago. I hope my dreams are not gone down the drain. What do the experts think.
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...In the US you can certainly be a nurse with HIV infection. DW Read more »

Nurse with HIV? please help

Ladies-You all are great!I had a question about nurses etc and taking blood from people. I will be... Read more »

Further to the question about Nurse exposed to HIV+ blood

Ty so much for your response, it has reassured my mind. And yes, I did speak with the Physician at... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Libya: Qaddafi Won't Free Nurses in HIV Case

...five Bulgarian nurses who were convicted and sentenced to death for allegedly infecting children at a Benghazi hospital with HIV in 1998. "I swear to God I will not release them," Qaddafi told an Arab League summit conference in Algiers. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyans Frustrated Over Focus on Bulgarian Nurses Instead of HIV-Positive Children

...York Times on Sunday examined the "sorrow" and "frustration" of the families of the 428 children who became infected with HIV while under the care of Bulgarian nurses in Benghazi, Libya, "as attention focuses on the fate of the nurses, who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African TB Nurses' Experiences of Provider-Initiated HIV Counseling and Testing in the Eastern Cape Province: a Qualitative Study

... South Africa's Eastern Cape Province has some of the world's highest rates of TB and HIV infection. The current study assessed factors playing a role in the "limited but effective" implementation of provider-initiated Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in HIV Case Demand Compensation for Torture While Detained in Libya

...Five Bulgarian nurses who have been sentenced to death by a Libyan court for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV are demanding compensation for supposedly being tortured during their detention in Libya, the SAPA/AFP/ Independent... Read more »
Connect With Others

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
...me 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 »

Rural nurse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm a nurse working in AIDS and I am so glad to see this site! Are there any other nurses out there afraid to post? I print out stuff from Read more »

Please support our "ugly necklace" nurse's contest

Posted by rninli
...Hi everyone - My husband is HIV + and a bunch of us nurses in a small community hospital on Long Island in NY and we decided to have some fun and be creative Read more »