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registered nurse

Definitions of registered nurse
  1. noun
    a graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration
    synonyms: RN
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    types:
    nurse-midwife
    a registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife
    NP, nurse clinician, nurse practitioner
    a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician
    type of:
    nurse
    one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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