Taxonomy Code 164W00000X
Licensed Practical Nurse
Taxonomy Code Details
|Grouping:||Nursing Service Providers|
|Classification:||Licensed Practical Nurse|
|Code Level:||Level II - Classification|
|Definition:||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. 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.|
|Version:||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0|
|Last Updated:||January 01, 2023|
The code 164W00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for licensed practical nurse grouped under nursing service providers. NPI records indicate a total of 63,058 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is licensed practical nurse of which 56,658 are registered as females, 5,540 registered as males and 860 are organizations.
164W00000X is a Level II - Classification taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider service or occupation related to the Provider Grouping. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.
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Licensed Practical Nurse Health Care Providers by State
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