licensed vocational nurse

noun
|Updated on: 27 Apr 2018

Definition of licensed vocational nurse

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

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First Known Use of licensed vocational nurse

1953

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licensed vocational nurse

noun licensed vo·ca·tion·al nurse \ -vō-ˌkā-shən-ᵊl- \

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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