Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Academic Term

Summer 2020

Document Type


Course Number

NURS 6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. John Chovan


Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Immunothrombocytopenia, Persons living with HIV (PLWH)

Subject Categories

Family Practice Nursing | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing


AbstractThe social attitude in the United States toward people living with HIV (PLWH,) has changed verylittle since the diagnosis became prevalent in the 1980’s. Healthcare inequities experienced by(PLWH) affect their well-being in many ways every day. The ability of society to decrease theseinequities is within our grasp. (PLWH) are depending on social determinants being addressedto allow equitable access to preventative measures, testing, and treatment of their illness. Theneed for appropriate and sustainable change to social perception of the HIV epidemic must beaddressed to ensure fair and equitable treatment is available to all persons affected by thisdisease



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