Registered nurse (RN)

A nurse who has graduated from a formal program of nursing education (two-year associate degree, three-year hospital diploma, or four-year baccalaureate) and has passed a state-administered exam. RNs have completed more formal training than licensed practical nurses and have a wide scope of responsibility.

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In Focus

Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.