licensed vocational nurse


Definition of licensed vocational nurse

: a licensed practical nurse authorized to practice in the states of California or Texas

Examples of licensed vocational nurse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the same time, Silva’s fiancee, Ashley Navarro, was working as a licensed vocational nurse at a local hospital, including on rotating shifts on a COVID-19 unit. Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times, 23 July 2021 The mother of six was studying to be a licensed vocational nurse at Westchester College of Nursing and Allied Health in Los Angeles. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2021 In addition to working at a retirement home, Johnson was studying to become a licensed vocational nurse, according to the Times. Christine Pelisek,, 7 July 2021 The single mom lost her job as a licensed vocational nurse last April. Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Apr. 2021 The licensed vocational nurse students are set to graduate in March. Laura Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, 1 Feb. 2021 Crystal Teal, a licensed vocational nurse, recently recounted that May day to my colleague Joe Mozingo. Colleen Shalby, Los Angeles Times, 28 Dec. 2020 Ebejer-Swineheart, a licensed vocational nurse and cancer care navigator, has been running the program since 2018 and spearheaded efforts to expand the program and tailor it to each patient’s needs. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Sep. 2020 She and her husband, a disabled Marine veteran and himself a licensed vocational nurse, discussed how the family might get by without her. Krista Torralva,, 13 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of licensed vocational nurse

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Licensed vocational nurse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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licensed vocational nurse

licensed vo·​ca·​tion·​al nurse | \ -vō-ˌkā-shən-ᵊl- How to pronounce licensed vocational nurse (audio) \

Medical Definition of licensed vocational nurse

: a licensed practical nurse authorized by license to practice in the states of California or Texas

called also LVN


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