a graduate nurse who has passed a state board examination and been registered and licensed to practice nursing. Abbreviation: R.N.
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- registered bond,
- registered dietitian,
- registered disabled,
- registered general nurse,
- registered mail,
- registered post,
- registered representative,
- registered trademark,
Origin of registered nurse
First recorded in 1895–1900
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A nurse who has graduated from an accredited school of nursing and has been registered and licensed to practice by a state authority.
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