Definition of nursing
1 : the profession of a nurse schools of nursing
2 : the duties of a nurse proper nursing is difficult work
Examples of nursing in a Sentence
She has been employed in nursing for several years now.
Recent Examples of nursing from the Web
Carroll’s mother wore socks on her hands in her last days in a nursing home because her thrashing had become so violent.
Among his more unnerving arguments: Nursing home’s failure to check backgrounds has allowed offenders banned from living within 1,000 feet of schools to slip in next door to multiple elementary schools and junior highs.
Other public hospitals, community mental health centers, some nursing homes, the University of Kansas Health System and the university’s teaching hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, face the same deadline.
In a study commissioned by the nursing union, researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst suggested a 2.3 percent sales tax and a 2.3 percent gross receipts tax, which would apply to all corporate revenue.
Jessica Tamayo, a nursing student, is the primary caretaker of her father, who is blind.
From left are scholarship recipients Jessica Hale, who will attend Columbia College, Jacob Tedeschi, who plans to study engineering at the University of Illinois, and Julia Albrecht, who plans to study nursing at the University of Iowa.
The program includes a physician speaker series, experience in clinical laboratories and a medical simulation laboratory and observation of emergency services, rehabilitation services, internal medicine and nursing services.
Called to a nursing home because of a troubled resident, the officer chased the man up several flights of stairs and onto a sixth-floor balcony.
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First Known Use of nursing
NURSING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nursing for English Language Learners
: the job of taking care of people who are sick, injured, or old
Medical Definition of nursing
1: the profession of a nurse schools of nursing
2: the duties of a nurse proper nursing is difficult work
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