registered nurse

noun

Definition of registered nurse

:a graduate trained nurse who has been licensed by a state authority after qualifying for registration

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First Known Use of registered nurse

1876


REGISTERED NURSE Defined for English Language Learners

registered nurse

noun

Definition of registered nurse for English Language Learners

  • : a nurse who has more training and experience than a licensed practical nurse and who has passed a special exam


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registered nurse

noun

medical Definition of registered nurse

:a graduate trained nurse who has been licensed by a state authority after passing qualifying examinations for registration called also RN

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