LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)

also named a LVN or licensed vocational nurse. An LPN is a qualified nurse who is fully accredited to practice as a nurse.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN): "Licensed practical nurses typically work on wards in hospitals tending to the sick and needy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/licensed-practical-nurse-lpn/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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