licensed practical nurse


licensed practical nurse

noun

: a nurse who has completed a basic level of training and is licensed to provide routine care to sick people

Full Definition of LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

:  a person who has undergone training and obtained a license (as from a state) conferring authorization to provide routine care for the sick

First Known Use of LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

1951

licensed practical nurse

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

: a person who has undergone training and obtained a license (as from a state) to provide routine care for the sick—called also LPN

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