Nursing assistant is a person who is not a registered nurse but has acquired medical knowledge through some form of medical training.
*An auxiliary nurse who must have spent minimum of 3 years in an hospital environment.
*A community health extension worker
*A Hnd holder in health education.
*and other certificates from within health field.
NOTE: These are not Registered Nurses and cannot perform the functions of Registered Nurses.
They can only perform duties such as;
*prompt monitoring vital signs.
*assist with bathing,oral care,feeding,toileting,
*accompanying clients to hospital and physiotherapist appointments.
*and many more.