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  1. Bernreuter, Maxine E. MSN, RN, CNAA
  2. Cardona, Sharon MSN, RN, CNAA


This descriptive integrated review of research on the use of unlicensed assistive personnel in nursing is presented in two parts. In this issue, part 1 describes the methods used to find and critique research related to unlicensed assistive personnel in nursing. It includes the conceptual model and findings related to the variables studied. Part 2 of this review, which is scheduled for publication in the next issue, will present research findings, conclusions, and recommendations.