Prevalence of nursing assistant training and certification programs within nursing homes, 1997-2007.

@article{Tyler2010PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of nursing assistant training and certification programs within nursing homes, 1997-2007.},
  author={Denise A Tyler and Hye-Young Jung and Zhanlian Feng and Vincent Mor},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={550-5}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe how the prevalence of nurse aide training and competency evaluation programs (NATCEPs) provided in the nursing home (NH) setting changed between 1997 and 2007, to explore the environmental factors that may be influencing the prevalence of these programs, and to examine how the changing prevalence of NH-based NATCEPs may be affecting those considering certified nursing assistant (CNA) work. METHODS We used the Online Survey Certification and… CONTINUE READING