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Key Abbreviations
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Nursing Assistant Key Abbreviations
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  1. OBRA
    Omnibus Budget Reconciliation act of 1987
  2. CNA
    Certified Nursing Assistant; Certified Nurse Aids.
  3. LNA
    Licensed Nursing Assistant
  4. LPN
    Licensed Practical Nurse
  5. LVN
    Licensed Vocational Nurse
  6. NATCEP
    Nursing Assistant Training and Competency Evaluation Program
  7. NCSBN
    National Council of State Boards of Nursing
  8. RN
    Registered Nurse
  9. RNA
    Registered Nurse Aide
  10. STNA
    State Tested Nurse Aide
  11. ALR
    Assisted Living Residence
  12. DON
    Director of Nursing
  13. HMO
    Health Maintenance Organization
  14. PPO
    Preferred Provider Organization
  15. SNF
    Skilled Nursing Facillty
  16. AIDS
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  17. AIIR
    Airborne Infection Isolation Room
  18. CDC
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  19. cm
    Centimeter
  20. EPA
    Environmental Protection Agency
  21. GI
    Gastro-intestinal
  22. HAI
    Healthcare-associated infection
  23. HBV
    Hepatitis B Virus
  24. HIV
    Human immunodeficiency virus
  25. MDRO
    Multidrug-resistant organism
  26. MRSA
    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  27. MSDS
    Material safety data sheet
  28. OPIM
    Other potentially infectious material
  29. OSHA
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  30. PPE
    Personal Protective Equipment
  31. SARS
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome 
  32. TB
    Tuberculosis
  33. VRE
    Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci
  34. AHA
    American Hospital Association
  35. HIPPA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
  36. BP
    Blood Pressure
  37. C
    Centigrade
  38. DUS
    Doppler ultrasound stethoscope
  39. F
    Fahrenheit
  40. Hg
    Mercury
  41. ID
    Identification
  42. IV
    Intravenous
  43. mm
    Millimeter
  44. mm Hg
    Millimeters of mercury
  45. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  46. EPHI; ePHI
    Electronic protected health information
  47. PHI
    Protected health information
  48. CAA
    Care Area Assessment
  49. IDCP
    Interdisciplinary care planning
  50. MDS
    Minimum Data Set
  51. OASIS
    Outcome and Assessment Information Set
  52. CMS
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  53. FDA
    Food and Drug Administration

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