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Synonyms for practical nurse

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

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The 12-month program includes classroom instruction and hands-on clinical experience to prepare students for the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurses exam (NCLEX-PN).
Mikolyn Renee Twyman, LPN of Aurora, to serve as a licensed practical nurse, and occasioned by the resignation of Chrissy Roberts, LPN of Denver, appointed;
The Arthur Davis LPN to RN Scholarship is given once each year in the amount of $1,000 and is intended to support further nursing academic achievement for licensed practical nurses in an accredited LPN to RN program in the State of Tennessee.
A licensed professional nurse and a licensed practical nurse may now hold a license issued by the Board of Nursing as well as a registration as a direct-entry midwife To be registered as a directentry midwife, the licensed professional nurse and the licensed practical nurse must meet all of the requirements to become a registered direct-entry midwife.
Licensed practical nurses care for residents in many ways.
That said, if given the resources to hire more practical nurses, we would certainly be able to find work for them," she said.
7 million is a value-added public investment annually producing about 350 licensed practical nurses to the state's health care labor force--a technically skilled workforce contributing significantly to the improved health of Connecticut's people, and in turn enhancing the state's economic security.
Over 1,000 students graduated and became Licensed Practical Nurses under her guidance.
The full Board consists of ten members: four registered nurses, an advanced practice registered nurse, two licensed practical nurses, a licensed nursing assistant, and two public members.
Of these, 77% were registered nurses (RNs), 21% were licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and 2% were registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs).
A few years ago, the same program graduated six or seven practical nurses.
CHARLTON - The Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational School Committee has set tuition at $13,500 for Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School's first post-graduate program to become licensed practical nurses.
The new cadre will benefit 2,597 nursing staff, including 223 trained practical nurses, as well as another 600 nurses who work in primary health care.
Kalispell-Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) has announced that all students enrolled in the college's first Practical Nursing Certificate program completed in August 2007 passed the National Council of State Board of Nursing's National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) during their first attempt at the exam.
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