Which nurse assistant positions are getting the most calls?

Nurse assistants have been at the center of an escalating trend of calls for prayer at nursing homes over the past several years.As of the beginning of the year, nursing homes reported 1.8 million calls for prayers for their staff, up from 1.3 million in the same period a year earlier, according to data from the American Association of University Health Systems.Meanwhile, the number of nursing...

Texas nursing school faces potential $100 million in shutdown

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Nursing school nursing assistant salaries are set to skyrocket by up to $100,000 a year, with the state nursing board saying it is not enough to cover the cost of maintaining facilities.Nursing board member Lisa Gorman said she is concerned about the current state of nursing education and the cost to taxpayers of keeping up with demand."It's not an issue that can be easily...

When you’re a nursing assistant and the patriarchy hurts

Nursing assistants have a long history of sexual harassment, and there's a good chance it's worse today than it was in the past.The new report from a panel of experts on workplace harassment in nursing cites studies from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the American Psychological Association to show that the wage gap between men and women continues to widen.The problem is worse than you...