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.

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