International Journal of Virology and Diseases

Importance of the nurse in the specialized assistance service for people living with HIV/AIDS

Research article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases Importance of the nurse in the specialized assistance service for people living with HIV/AIDS Ferreira, F. M. S 1; Silva, A. K. S P. 2; Cabral, J. R 3; Moraes, D. C. A 4; Oliveira, R. C 5. 1,2 Estudantes do Curso de Enfermagem da Universidade de Pernambuco –UPE, Recife-PE-Brasil;3 Enfermeira. Mestranda em Enfermagem pelo Programa Associado de Pós-graduação UPE/UEPB, Recife-PE, Brasil. 4 Enfermeira. Doutoranda em Enfermagem pelo Programa Associado de Pós-graduação UPE/UEPB, Recife-PE, Brasil. 5 Enfermeira. Pós-Doutorado pela Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto. Professora adjunta da Universidade de Pernambuco. Vice-coordenadora do Programa Associado de Pós-graduação UPE/UEPB. Recife-PE, Brasil. Introduction: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is considered a public health problem and is characterized as a chronic disease. In this sense, the Specialized HIV / AIDS Assistance Service (SAE) was created to assist people living with HIV / AIDS (PLHA) in relation to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and prevention of comorbidities. In the context, it is understood the complexity of PLHA care and relates the importance of nursing, for the integrality of care and interventions according to the needs of the individual. Objectives: To describe aspects about the importance, characteristics and functioning of SAE, which is unique in the treatment of PLHIV. Methodology: This is a descriptive study of the experience report on nursing care to PLHA, lived in the SAE of the metropolitan region of Recife-Pernambuco, by the nursing scholars of the University of Pernambuco (UPE). Results: Currently, this service has 142 active registered patients. It is composed of a multiprofessional team of 05 professionals; being 01 coordinator psychologist, 01 doctor, 01 nurse, 01 nursing technician and 01 administrative assistant. In SAE, PLHAs are welcomed, evaluated, oriented, monitoring exams are also carried out, distribution of preventive inputs regarding safe sexual practices ...

Dr. Bogdan-Ioan COCULESCU
Center for Medical-Military Research, Bucharest, Romania, and “Titu Maiorescu” University, Faculty of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania

Dr Tan Seok Tyug
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University

Dr Pavan Kumar R Panchavati
Department of Family Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr Shashi Kant Tiwari
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Facility II (Health Sciences)

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