Classification: Licensed Vocational Nurse
An individual with post-high school vocational training and practical experience in the provision of nursing care at a level less than that required for certification as a Registered Nurse. [An alternate term for licensed practical nurse arising from difference in occupational titles between states and post-high school training programs and institutions.] Requirements for education, experience, licensure, and job responsibilities vary among the states.
Source: Rhea, Ott, and Shafritz, The Facts On File Dictionary of Health Care Management, New York: Facts On File Publications, 1988.
Volume numbers are based on primary as well as secondary taxonomy codes of Providers.
Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 11/4/2019
Green Color Indicates no Provider(s) recorded for that state
When you move the pointer over a state, it will display more useful information.
The NPI Database was last updated on 11/4/2019 with 6,188,320 records.