If a person's HIV infection progresses, you may be called on to provide home care for that person. A home care course may give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence to provide the care needed. Contact your local Red Cross chapter, Visiting Nurse Association, or AIDS service agency to find out about home care training offered in your area.
When possible, get to know the person's doctor, nurses, social worker, and other care providers so you can:
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Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine
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