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a worker who is an assistant to another.
home health aide a paraprofessional worker with specified training and certification to provide unskilled home health care under the direction of a registered nurse.


(ad) [Fr. aide, helper]
1. Assistant.
2. A nurse's aide or nursing assistant.

certified medication aide

Abbreviation: CMA
An unlicensed health care worker who can administer oral and topical medications in long-term or chronic care facilities after successfully completing a state-approved medication administration course.
Synonym: certified medication technician

physical therapy aide

A person trained by a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to provide clinical support services in physical therapy for tasks that do not require clinical decision making or problem solving in patient care. Physical therapy aides should function with continuous on-site supervision.
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86) Tuckey, supra note 1, at 40 (if an aide uses personal funds to subsidize the general's petty-cash fund, the aide is essentially gifting the money to the general officer--such a situation bears directly upon the ethics rules relating to gift acceptance).
The charges against the aides were based on their possession of falsified certification documents, and in the case of many of the aides, their lies about the hours they worked.
Warren, first as a services cook at missile alert facilities and then as an enlisted aide.
This office aide has responsibilities that expand during the course of the school year.
The aide said: 'The Vice President told Mr Bush, 'Circumstances have changed since I first called you.
The consensus among the group, including Kohl's aide, was that OSHA's desire to produce a flexible rule with ergonomics had resulted in an unbelievable compliance nightmare.
His aide said Mahathir would go ahead with a meeting with French President Jacques Chirac in Paris on Jan.
At CHCA, a former home health aide who is now an associate instructor conducts a "Rap Session" that functions as a peer-oriented support group for new aides.
Pierre, the gay aide concluded that he can make a difference by working on behalf of gay rights from the inside.
Tiala Toetu'u, a longtime Home Care Aide on Oahu has worked for years to improve conditions for Home Care Aides in Hawaii.
Education Minister Kate Jones used Teacher Aide Day to recognise the very special contribution teacher aides make in Queensland classrooms.
GTI), announced today that it partnered with home care app AIDE to provide people the convenience of acquiring medical care without leaving the comforts of their own home.