A nursing auxiliary has successfully completed a specific training at a secondary school (

Nursing auxiliaries are employed in hospitals, rest and nursing homes or in primary care setting for basic home care where they carry out hygienic oriented tasks under the supervision of a registered nurse. There is an extensive list of specific care tasks nursing auxiliaries are allowed to perform under supervision or otherwise. They are not permitted to dress open wounds or give injections.
The tasks of nursing assistants mainly consist of following up and assisting patients with their personal hygiene, eating and drinking, the administration of oral medication and the general follow-up of patients.

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