Supposedly she has a job as some sort of a practical nurse in a hospital right now.
"I think it will be best to send you a practical nurse," he said, as he took his departure.
She was a practical nurse as they call it, but she did more of what some people call a midwife.
She liked the work better than sewing, and upon her release she persuaded several doctors to recommend her as a practical nurse.
Some one person must be responsible for them and when possible this person should be either a trained nurse or a practical nurse.
Trained nurses get thirty and forty dollars a week and a practical nurse gets seven or eight, and works harder.
practical nurse prac·ti·cal nurse (prāk'tĭ-kəl)
A licensed practical nurse.
A person who has had practical experience in nursing care but who is not a graduate of a degree program in nursing.