licensed vocational nurse

noun

Definition of licensed vocational nurse 

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

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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

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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