What is a nurse assistant?

Answer Nurse assistants work in hospitals, nursing care facilities and mental health settings. They help patients with such tasks as eating, dressing and bathing. Nurse assistants working with the elderly... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between a Nurse Assistant I& Nurse Assistant II?

A nursing assistant I is an "in-training" position, while a nursing assistant II has the nursing assistant I occupation as a prerequisite for a promotion. Nursing assistant II requires prior experi... Read More »

Is a registered nurse first assistant a clinical nurse specialist?

A registered nurse first assistant is not a clinical nurse specialist. A CNS is a specialized nurse practitioner, with similar responsibilities as a physician. A RNFA must be a certified perioperat... Read More »

What is a technical nurse assistant?

A technical nurse assistant performs basic care in feeding, bathing and assisting patients with daily living. A technical nurse assistant is supervised by a licensed practical nurse and/or a regist... Read More »

What is a certified nurse assistant?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the demand for nurse assistants or aides will increase by 19 percent through 2018, resulting in the creation of 276,000 new jobs in the field. Due ... Read More »