registered nurse


registered nurse

noun

: a nurse who has more training and experience than a licensed practical nurse and who has passed a special exam

Full Definition of REGISTERED NURSE

:  a graduate trained nurse who has been licensed by a state authority after qualifying for registration

First Known Use of REGISTERED NURSE

1896

registered nurse

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REGISTERED NURSE

: a graduate trained nurse who has been licensed by a state authority after passing qualifying examinations for registration—called also RN

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