nurse's aide

noun
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of nurse's aide

: a worker who assists trained nurses in a hospital by performing unspecialized services (such as giving baths)

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First Known Use of nurse's aide

1917

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NURSE'S AIDE Defined for English Language Learners

nurse's aide

Definition of nurse's aide for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to help nurses to take care of patients


Medical Dictionary

nurse's aide

noun

medical Definition of nurse's aide

: a person who assists nurses in a hospital by performing general services (as making beds, giving baths, or taking vital signs)

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