ANA Position Statement
Post-Exposure Programs in the Event of Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV
ANA Position Statement - Approved 9/6/1991
The American Nurses Association (ANA) encourages the prompt access to confidential post-exposure evaluations, counseling, and follow-up by knowledgeable clinicians. These procedures should be considered the standard of care by any healthcare agency. A comprehensive post-exposure program should be in place to assure that employees receive accurate information, guidance, reassurance, and supportive care.
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