Definition of Practical nurse

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

Exact synonyms: Licensed Practical Nurse, Lpn
Generic synonyms: Nurse



Definition of Practical nurse

1. Noun. A licensed individual who provides custodial care such as help in walking, bathing, feeding ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Practical nurse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Richmond, Indiana, Survey for Vocational Education by Indiana State Board of Education, Richmond (Ind.). Board of Education, Indiana University, Robert Josselyn Leonard (1916)
"The practical nurse Source of information.—For the intensive study of the work of the practical nurse there were three sources of information available: The ..."

2. Cleveland Hospital and Health Survey by Cleveland Hospital Council (1920)
"In fourteen of these cases a practical nurse, in seven cases a member of the family ... In seven, it is believed that a practical nurse would have sufficed, ..."

3. Vocational and moral guidance by Jesse Buttrick Davis (1914)
"Not only in this city but in many others the practical nurse has a large field, a practical nurse being one who has received a home training or only part of ..."

4. Vocational and moral guidance by Jesse Buttrick Davis (1914)
"Not only in this city but in many others the practical nurse has a large field, a practical nurse being one who has received a home training or only part of ..."

5. Resource Directory for Older Peopleby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"National Association for practical nurse Education and Services Suite 310 1400 Spring Street Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 588-2491 Internet ..."

6. Medicare Home Health Agencies: Certification Process Ineffective in edited by William J. Scanlon (1999)
"These standards, in turn, are further defined by 15 requirements: 8 for a registered nurse, for a licensed practical nurse, and 2 overall general ..."

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