LPN


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LPN

abbr.
licensed practical nurse

LPN

licensed practical nurse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.LPN - a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
Translations

LPN

[ˌɛlpiːˈɛn] n abbr (US) (=Licensed Practical Nurse) → infirmier/ière diplômé(e)

LPN

[ˌɛlpiːˈɛn] n abbr (Am) =Licensed Practical Nurseinfermiere/a diplomato/a
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The LPN subpart explains the LPN scope of practice as "a scope of basic nursing practice, with or without compensation, as delegated by a registered professional nurse or an advanced practice nurse or as directed by a physician assistant, physician, dentist or podiatrist" and the scope includes eight activities listed in the regulations (such as implementing aspects of the plan of care as delegated), as well as "other activities requiring a like skill level for which the LPN is properly trained." 68 Ill Adm Code 1300.250.
A total of 70 applicants were selected to receive loans; 64 were made to RNs (or higher) and 6 loans were made to applicants pursuing a LPN degree.
Sayers said the elimination of state funding for the LPN program would not only hurt job growth but also public health.
En el asentamiento suburbano LPS hay un seguimiento periodico de la salud por parte de un medico pediatra que atiende en un comedor barrial, mientras que en LPN la poblacion cuenta con una unidad sanitaria; ambos asentamientos se encuentran aproximadamente a 10 km de distancia del Rio La Plata.
That rationale was that the Board's complaint against the nurse rested on its assertion that the nurse practiced or worked as an LPN on a lapsed license and/or held herself out as a "LPN." The facts of the case revealed that on June 27th and 29th, 2005, the nurse attended a new employee orientation at DeKalb Baptist Medical Center and signed the "sign-in sheet" as a "LPN." However, as the court observed the nurse's license was officially reinstated on June 29, 2005, a mere two days after she attended the firs!
At the July 26, 2007 meeting of the Wisconsin Board of Nursing the Board approved using the same timeframe for RN & LPN license renewal process as for all the other license holders under the Department of Regulation and Licensing.
Phyllis Bouley, LPN, AS, is a Clinical Project Consultant for Briggs Corporation.
Commenting on the importance of the task assigned to them, Panelist Candace Melancon, a LPN from Louisiana, remarked that "developing structured, consistent competencies (nursing activity statements) is crucial for the successful future of nurses."
These programs share several features that set them apart from traditional LPN training programs and account for their success in helping low-income working adults with limited education enter and complete demanding LPN training programs: (1) They provide intensive academic remediation in math, reading, and writing to prepare students for college-level work and pass program entrance exams; (2) They offer part-time or evening/weekend schedules so that participants can continue working while they are in school; and (3) They provide formal tutoring and counseling support to students once they enter the program to help them meet the demands of school, work, and family.
Spafard, LPN, health and safety coordinator, SWS Inc., Binghamton, New York, USA.
...Loretta Browne, LPN, was hired at Beth Abraham Health Services July 1966 and has been there ever since.