nurse aide

noun
variants: or nurse's aide
plural nurse aides or nurse's aides

Definition of nurse aide

: a health-care worker usually trained and often certified to assist nurses (as in a hospital or nursing home) in providing basic patient care and services (such as bathing, feeding, or measuring vital signs of patients)

Examples of nurse aide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wanda Feltner Campbell worked as a nurse's aide for over 30 years before retiring. NBC News, 21 Nov. 2021 His father was pressed into working for the occupying German forces, and his mother was a nurse's aide and homemaker. BostonGlobe.com, 5 Oct. 2021 The clinic employs a doctor, nurse, nurse's aide, pharmacist, community health worker, hygienist and two guards. Maya Miller, Star Tribune, 9 July 2021 On Monday, for example, the Times profiled Monica Alexis, an 83-year-old woman who had long worked as a nurse's aide, and died of the virus in a San Antonio hospital. David Bauder, ajc, 10 Mar. 2021 On Monday, for example, the Times profiled Monica Alexis, an 83-year-old woman who had long worked as a nurse's aide, and died of the virus in a San Antonio hospital. David Bauder, ajc, 10 Mar. 2021 On Monday, for example, the Times profiled Monica Alexis, an 83-year-old woman who had long worked as a nurse's aide, and died of the virus in a San Antonio hospital. David Bauder, ajc, 10 Mar. 2021 On Monday, for example, the Times profiled Monica Alexis, an 83-year-old woman who had long worked as a nurse's aide, and died of the virus in a San Antonio hospital. David Bauder, ajc, 10 Mar. 2021 On Monday, for example, the Times profiled Monica Alexis, an 83-year-old woman who had long worked as a nurse's aide, and died of the virus in a San Antonio hospital. David Bauder, ajc, 10 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of nurse aide

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nurse aide was in 1917

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4 Dec 2021

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“Nurse aide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nurse%20aide. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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nurse aide

noun
variants: or nurse's aide
plural nurse aides or nurse's aides

Medical Definition of nurse aide

: a health-care worker usually trained and often certified to assist nurses (as in a hospital or nursing home) in providing basic patient care and services (such as bathing, feeding, or measuring vital signs of patients)

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