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 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 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, 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, 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, 9 Aug. 2019

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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 19 Jun. 2021.

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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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