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HIV + registered nurses

I recently returned to work with the dubious help of my state's Bureau ofVocational Rehabilitation. I am a registered nurse, with a Ph.D. andspeciality in chemical dependency. The "rehab counselor" and his team haveprovided my with little help in...
Lynne Gabriel

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...Because your question is regarding legal recourse, I am referring it to thesection regarding HIV and the Law. I have forwarded your question to them,please check that area for a reply(http://www.thebody.com/cgi/legalans.html#recent). Read more »

Thank you for educating us about false positive HIV results!

Dr. Bob, I have learned so much from your writings about false positive HIV test. I am a healthy... Read more »

painful lymph nodes

I also have very painful lymph nodes; sometimes it is crippling.. I have seen my primary doctor... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Czech Patient Group Calls for Mandatory HIV Testing Among Health Professionals

...is not planning to implement mandatory testing, citing one of the reasons as the high cost of testing all 200,000 doctors and nurses registered in the country. The proposal comes after an Albanian dentist was detained by the Czech police for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: $340,419 Given to Fight AIDS' Spread -- State Commission's Grants Go to 7 Groups Targeting the Vulnerable

...organizations across the state by building our capacity to implement HIV prevention and awareness programs," said Patricia Minor, a registered nurse and project manager for the commission's HIV/AIDS Outreach Initiative. The organizations, which... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

What Do All Those Letters Mean, Anyway?

...many providers may have equivalent experience in HIV care, but aren't certified by the AAHIVM. ACRN -- HIV/AIDS Certified Registered Nurse A registered nurse who has completed 70 hours of CME credits, has at least two years of experience in... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: What Is the Difference Between My Doctor and the NP Who Sometimes Sees Me?

...trained to perform basic medical tasks and usually requires a certificate from a one- or two-year program following high school. A Registered Nurse, or RN, must obtain a Bachelor's degree at an accredited university. An RN has an understanding of... Read more »
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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 »

Asking Questions of Doctor

Posted by hivhelp, 3 Replies
...much about it (nor do they want to), so I am helping Bryan understand the information he gets about his HIV. 2. Since I am attorney, it is also my role to make sure Bryan is getting the best care and is not just another number. Bryan is 19,... Read more »

long term non-progressors

Posted by norvasc, 1 Reply
...Viral load and the Cd4 count, and every time I need to go and do this I get a bit down. When tested positive I just became a registered nurse, and I work now and for many years in an intensive care unit where we still get patients not doing so... Read more »

Tested Hiv+ 2 Months ago

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hi My names John and i tested Hiv+ 2 months ago, i have only told two people including my wonderful and supportive brother. My problem is not totaliy directed Read more »