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 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,, "San Antonio nurse heads to coronavirus front lines in New York City," 13 Apr. 2020 The Riverside University Health System and Kaiser Permanente sent 33 licensed vocational nurses and registered nurses to care for the residents at the facility when 13 employees didn’t show up for work Tuesday and Wednesday, Federico said. Kailyn Brown, Los Angeles Times, "Nursing home patients moved after over a dozen workers skip shifts amid pandemic," 8 Apr. 2020 City Net volunteer and licensed vocational nurse Angie Munoz, left, and lead case manager Jennifer Munoz speak with homeless men in the 1800 block of Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa during the 2019 Point in Time homeless count. Ben Brazil, Daily Pilot, "Laguna Beach and Santa Ana are latest cities to settle in landmark Orange County homelessness case," 25 Sep. 2019 Carlton Allen, a licensed vocational nurse and negotiator for the union, said at least a couple employees have received tentative 90-day notices from their managers, but not in writing. Bay City News Service, The Mercury News, "San Jose hospital workers who responded to Gilroy mass shooting say their jobs are in jeopardy," 9 Aug. 2019 Odessa Lefrancois is a certified respiratory therapist and licensed vocational nurse who lives in Antioch. Odessa Lefrancois, The Mercury News, "Opinion: California’s trucks should be smog-checked like cars," 25 June 2019 Kimberly Saenz was convicted in 2012 of capital murder in the deaths of patients at a Lufkin clinic where the licensed vocational nurse worked. CBS News, "Texas nurse charged with murder allegedly injected air into patients' bloodstreams," 12 Apr. 2018 The associate degree in nursing (ADN) programs are its generic ADN program, its licensed vocational nursing (LVN) program, and its licensed vocational nurse (LDN)/paramedic transition to ADN program. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Nurses can expect strong hiring trend," 1 Apr. 2018 At MFI Recovery’s women’s center in Riverside, known as A Woman’s Place, residents now have access to a licensed vocational nurse, a driver to take them to appointments and a discharge planner. Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News, "For Low-Income Drug Users, Medi-Cal Offers A Fresh Start," 8 Sep. 2017

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Licensed vocational nurse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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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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