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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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19 year old dental nurse Lucy Jones has been invited to travel to Tanzania next year to help train local healthcare workers
She progressed through the ranks and took on a role as senior dental nurse tutor in August 1970 - a position she still holds.
The School Dental Nurse has traditionally been employed around the world for treating children," said Nash.
This highly practical text aims to provide the newly qualified dental nurse with a basic guide to dental nursing issues.
A DENTAL nurse who gave her friend a facelift despite not being qualified to do so has been struck off.
The starting salary for a dental nurse is typically around PS16,500.
To enrol on one of these course you will usually need five GCSEs at A*-C, including English and a biological science, and two A Levels, preferably in science subjects, or a recognised dental nurse qualification.
A DENTAL nurse poisoned her boss's coffee with mercury as revenge for being disciplined, a court heard.
Practice manager and dental nurse, Carol Stenning, said that the new at-home service will make a massive difference to older people in the community.
Stacey Suddes, 22, dental nurse from Durham: "This is the first time I've ever been to Evolution.
Hollins, a dental practitioner and facilitator of dental nurse training courses in the UK, provides trainee dental nurses preparing for the UK's National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) National Diploma in Dental Nursing exam with a study guide.