Re-entry planning can help prevent opioid overdose and enable people living with HIV to connect with and stay in care.
Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.
Trauma-informed care should be implemented in all care settings, a study presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference finds.
For HIV nurses, care often includes working with patients with mental illness and substance abuse issues.
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.