Practice area and work demands in nurses' aides: a cross-sectional study
- Bath Aides: Are They Worth It? Ringgenberg, Wendy // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Jun99, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p52
Discusses the employment of bath aides to ease the work load of nurse aides at the Madrid Home, a senior nursing facility in Madrid, Iowa. Assignments of traditional nursing aides; Creation and goal of the bath aide position; Work load and work schedule of the bath aides; Success of the program...
- Work factors as predictors of sickness absence attributed to airway infections; a three month prospective study of nurses' aides. Eriksen, W.; Bruusgaard, D.; Knardahl, S. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p45
Aims: To identify the work factors that are related to sickness absence attributed to airway infections (AAI) in nurses' aides. Methods: The sample comprised 5563 Norwegian nurses' aides, not on sick leave when they completed a mailed questionnaire in 1999. Of these, 4931 (88.6%) completed a...
- nurse's aide, nurse aide. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1608
An encyclopedia entry for "nurse's aid" or "nurse aide," which refers to a person who assists nurses by performing the patient-care procedures that do not require special technical training, is presented.
- nursing assistant. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1608
An encyclopedia entry for "nursing assistant (NA)," which refers to an unlicensed nursing staff member who assists with basic patient care, is presented.
- Abuse: Aide's Firing Upheld, Did Not Follow Union Rules, Cannot Sue. // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;Aug2005, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p8
Cites a U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland case involving the dismissal of a geriatric nurse's assistant over an incident of alleged patient abuse. Facts of the case; Opinion of the court; Failure of the nurse assistant to use the union grievance process and thus had no right to...
- is there a doctor in the house? Chillot, Rick // Health (Time Inc. Health);May2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p72
Offers a perspective on physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nursing assistants. Expectation on the growth in the profession of non-doctor clinicians in the U.S. by 2005; Information on their training; Their responsibilities.
- Nursing Aide. // California Job Journal;11/1/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1209, p7
The article offers information on a career called nursing aide. The author describes the job prospects for nursing aides as excellent. He presents the typical annual compensation of nursing aides in various parts of California including Bay Area, Central Valley, and Sacramento. The author also...
- Independent Nurse: Opinion - Support workers need regulating first. Cook, Rosemary // GP: General Practitioner;9/4/2009, p20
The article argues that there should be a proper regulation of support workers in Great Britain. It is stated that nurses also need the regulation of advanced practice. It is commented that advanced practice regulation would have an effect on two-tier registration. It is stated that the...
- Come Talk With Me: Improving Communication Between Nursing Assistants and Nursing Home Residents During Care Routines. Burgio, Louis D.; Allen-Burge, Rebecca; Roth, David L.; Bourgeois, Michelle S.; Dijkstra, Katinka; Gerstle, John; Jackson, Erik; Bankester, Leanna // Gerontologist;Aug2001, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p449
Presents information on a study which examined the effects of communication skills training and the use of memory books by certified nursing assistants (CNA) on verbal interactions between CNA and nursing home residents during care routines. Functions of memory books; Intervention conditions;...