HIV testing and diagnosis
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HIV testing and diagnosis

Georgina O’Reilly-Foley Nursing student, Southend University Hospital, Southend-on-Sea

A CPD article enhanced Georgina O’Reilly-Foley’s understanding of testing for, and early diagnosis of, human immunodeficiency virus

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The article discussed the importance of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing. It outlined the testing policy for HIV, what nurses need to know about HIV testing, and the stigma and discrimination people with the condition might experience.

Nursing Standard. 32, 3, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.3.64.s47

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