About Nurse Assisting
A certified nurse assistant has the responsibility of assisting senior nurses and doctors in handling patients. Most of the time, an assistant nurse gets to take care of the disabled and elderly. Some routine tasks assigned to a nurse assistant are as follows:
- Dressing and bathing patients
- Preparing their meals
- Helping them in eating
- Keeping check on the vital signs
- Assisting doctors and registered nurses
In a professional healthcare environment, an assistant nurse is considered as the main care provider.