Licensed Vocational Nurse
Taxonomy Code 164X00000X

Classification: Licensed Vocational Nurse

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Description

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.

Notes

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.

Licensed Vocational Nurses Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 12/5/2017


Green Color Indicates no Provider(s) recorded for that state

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The NPI Database was last updated on 12/5/2017 with 5,415,278 records.

Licensed Vocational Nurses per State with Population Ratio