Medical Definition of Nurse, licensed vocational

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Nurse, licensed vocational: A nurse who has completed a one- or two-year training program in health care and earned a state license. LVNs provide direct patient care for people with chronic illness, in nursing homes, hospitals, and home settings. They assist RNs in caring for acutely ill patients.

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