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One Doc's Advice for Caring for Elderly Patients With HIV Img
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

One Doc's Advice for Caring for Elderly Patients With HIV

Kristine Erlandson, M.D., an assistant professor of medicine with the University of Colorado, discusses significant issues related to caring for elderly HIV-positive patients.

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Exploring Barriers for Women in HIV Clinical Research With REPRIEVE

Clinical trials have a long history of few, if any, women being recruited or enrolled. But an important U.S. study on HIV and heart disease is addressing the barriers that keep women out of research studies.

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ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

All Nurses Are Mental Health Nurses

For HIV nurses, care often includes working with patients with mental illness and substance abuse issues.

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ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

What Do Transgender Women Want? Lessons Learned by Listening

Though deeply impacted by the virus, HIV may not be the first concern for transgender women.

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IDWeek

Ibalizumab Effective Against Drug-Resistant HIV in 48-Week Data

The experimental drug ibalizumab, a monoclonal antibody, continues to effectively lower viral load in people with drug-resistant HIV through 48 weeks of treatment, as potential FDA approval nears.

Justin Alves, RN, and Theresa Minukas, RN
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

Nurse-Led Program Bridges Gap Between HIV Diagnosis and Linkage to Care

A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital successfully utilizes nurses to engage HIV-positive patients in follow-up care regardless of the hospital department into which they've been admitted.

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ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

At ANAC, Nurses Unpack the Importance of Emotional Intimacy in Providing High-Quality Care

Nurses spend more time with patients than any other member of the care team does, forging strong bonds that can be an asset when advocating for a patient's care, and a burden when coping with emotional fatigue and burnout.

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IDWeek

How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights

Two studies presented at IDWeek 2017 looked at patient and provider issues that impact retention in care and offered new insights that might help end disparities in the HIV care continuum.

In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources Img
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients' additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support....

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ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients’ additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support.