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nurse's aide

noun
1.
a person who assists professional nurses, as in a hospital, by performing such routine tasks as making beds and serving meals.
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Examples from the web for nurse's aide
  • In her six months as a nurse's aide, she had become thoughtful about the subtle hierarchy of human disintegration.
  • The individual being supplied with the nurse or nurse's aid pays the nurse or nurse's aide directly for the services.
  • The winner, a nurse's aide, said she plans to use her winnings to purchase a new car and house.
  • The record reveals that appellee, age thirty-four, was a certified nurse's aide for appellant.
  • She was able to work at a semi-skilled job as a nurse's aide for many years.
  • And a home health care agency could employ her as a nurse, home health aide, or nurse's aide.
  • Also provides basic skills instruction, nurse's aide, and construction occupations.
nurse's aide in Medicine

nurse's aide (nûr'sĭz)
n.
A person who assists nurses at a hospital or other medical facility in tasks requiring little or no formal training or education.

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