nurses aide


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nurse′'s aide′



n.
a person who assists professional nurses, as in a hospital, by performing such routine tasks as making beds and serving meals.
[1940–45]
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The Marlboro Massachusetts native was a nurses aide and the daughter of the late John Green and Eleanor June Morse Spencer of Tennessee.
VALENCIA - Leticia Ramirez, a nurses aide at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, delayed her planned back surgery - and worked through weeks of pain - so she could organize for the latest union election here.
They spent another three days at the hospital as certified nurses aides.
She has served as Chair for the American Red Cross Nurses Aides and the Detroit Chapter of Planned Parenthood.
Within the "top-down" hierarchy of nursing homes, the contributions of family members and nurses aides often are overlooked, resulting in feelings of powerlessness and resentment (Mok & Mui, 1996; Tellis-Nayak, 1988).
In addition, 200 other low-wage or unemployed residents will be trained as nurses aides and placed in jobs that increase their earnings.
The Nurse's Professional Liability Insurance for VNAA offers 24 hours a day coverage - whether on or off the job - for registered nurses, licensed visiting nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurses aides and assistants.

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