licensed practical nurse

noun

Definition of licensed practical nurse

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

1951

First Known Use of licensed practical nurse

1951


LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE Defined for English Language Learners

licensed practical nurse

noun

Definition of licensed practical nurse for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

licensed practical nurse

noun

Medical Definition of licensed practical nurse

  1. :  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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