registered nurse


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registered nurse

n. Abbr. RN
A graduate trained nurse who has passed a state registration examination and has been licensed to practice nursing.

reg′istered nurse′


n.
a graduate nurse who has passed a state board examination and been registered and licensed to practice nursing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.registered nurse - a graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
nurse-midwife - a registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife
nurse clinician, nurse practitioner, NP - a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician
Translations

registered nurse

n (Brit) → infermiere/a diplomato/a
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