"PCA" what is it?

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    I was talking to someone who said "they have just finished nursing school and got thier PCA" I felt so dumb to ask, can someone tell me what a PCA is? lol. whew. I've never heard of that in nursing school.

    thanks a bunch!:uhoh21:
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    Not sure but is it a personal care assistant?
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    Around here it stands for Patient Care Assistant and they generally hire nurse's aides (STNA) for those positions.
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    Oh so it is the same as CNA right? thanks for the info, I've just never heard of it before!