Definitions for practical nurse

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prac′tical nurse′(n.)

  1. a person with less training than a registered nurse whose occupation is caring for the sick.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. licensed practical nurse, LPN, practical nurse(noun)

    a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick


  1. practical nurse(Noun)

    A licensed individual who provides custodial care such as help in walking, bathing, feeding


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