You’ll help break down the myths surrounding the disease by advocating for your patients.
You’ll recommend support groups and other services to your patients.
You’ll teach patients and communities about how to live with and prevent the spread of the disease.
You’ll examine and monitor patients, administer medication, help manage side effects, treat secondary infections and work out treatment plans.
- Assisted living facilities
- Community centers
- Doctors’ offices
- Home care agencies
- Hospice centers
- Outpatient care clinics
- Patients’ homes
Work as a Registered Nurse, ideally gaining at least two years’ experience in an HIV/AIDS related field.
Pass your AIDS Certified Registered Nurse exam through the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board.
You’re ready to work as an HIV/AIDS Nurse.