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 7/6/2020
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The NPI Database was last updated on 7/6/2020 with 6,440,806 records.