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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
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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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(20.) Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, 2012.
Higher ratios of registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses result in higher per-patient costs for nursing-home services.
About 1,700 licensed vocational nurses, dietary, housekeeping, and other employees settled a week before the registered nurses, but did not end their work stoppage until the registered nurses returned to work.
But licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses are paid far less, potentially a case of a gender pay gap, at $44,40 on average nation-wide, $47,170 in New York State and $53,720 in Nassau and Suffolk.
The strikers included respiratory therapists, nursing aides, radiologists, certified nursing assistants, MRI technologists, licensed vocational nurses, surgical technicians, diagnostic sonographers, pathology lab technicians, pharmacy technicians, or technicians and others staff members.
BLS expects much faster than average growth of employment of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses over the 2008-18 decade.
The technical unit workers include respiratory care practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, and X-ray technicians at St.
Employees in four other classifications, including registered nurse, librarians, licensed vocational nurses, and dental technicians, received the 8-percent general increase and an additional 3 percent on January 1, 1985., and specifically help certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse managers, nurse practitioners and registered nurses, respectively, find the best jobs available nationwide.
The grant is being used to increase the college's capacity to train, graduate and place more licensed vocational nurses and registered nurses in the workforce.
The turnover rate is 18 percent among licensed vocational nurses and 11 percent among clinicians.