Registered Nurse (RN)
A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.
More Common Terms
- Post-acute Care Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.
- Living Will A legal document that describes individuals' wishes and preferences about lifesaving medical treatments should they not be able to communicate their wishes directly.
- Alzheimer's Facilities Licensed facilities or special care units within a larger facility that provide intermediate nursing care, medical, nursing and rehabilitation care for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or other dementias in a safe and controlled environment.