Definition: CV is an acronym/abbreviation for "curriculum vitae" which is an extensive and comprehensive resume' for a medical professional. "Curriculum vitae" is a Latin term which translates to "course of one's life". Most medical professionals, particularly nurses and doctors, have an updated CV on hand which is submitted to potential employers, or anyone who would have a need to learn about that person's professional and educational background.
Also Known As: resume'
Alternate Spellings: curriculum vitae