what do these mean???????

  1. In Nursing term what does OR, ER, Oncology, OP and others mean.
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  3. by   AnnieOaklyRN
    OR= Operating Room

    ER= Emergency Room

    OP= original poster (on allnurses)
  4. by   TazziRN
    CNA = certified nursing assistant

    CMA = certified medical assistant

    LVN/LPN = licensed vocational nurse/ licensed practical nurse -- depends on the region you live in

    I'm surprised that you don't know what OR and ER mean.....those are pretty basic, even the general public knows those.
  5. by   arpeggiated
    oncology is the study of cancer. google is your friend.
  6. by   mary23
    OP can also mean out patient
  7. by   doggybour
    thanks, but they were quiet confusing. do you know what code brown means?
  8. by   mary23
    Honey you don't want to know
    It means someone has POOPED

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