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R.N. (plural R.N.s)

  1. (healthcare) Initialism of registered nurse; also RN.
    • 2005, Donald Hall, The Best Day the Worst Day: Life with Jane Kenyon, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, →ISBN, pages 154–155:
      We amateur R.N.s met in the clinic, an hour or two at a time, four or five of us with a nurse to teach us. We received printed-out lists of symptoms, telephone numbers to call day or night, advice on when to consult a nurse, come to the clinic, or dial for an ambulance.