Taxonomy Code 376K00000X
Nurse's Aide

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code
Grouping:Nursing Service Related Providers
Classification:Nurse's Aide
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:(1) An unlicensed individual who is trained to function in an assistive role to the licensed nurse in the provision of patient/client activities as delegated by the nurse; (2) An individual trained (either on-the-job or through a formal course generally of less than one year) and experienced in performing patient or client-care nursing tasks that do not require the skills of a specialist, technician, or professional. Examples of tasks performed by nurses aides include changing clothes, diapers, and beds; assisting patients to perform exercises or personal hygiene tasks, and supporting communication or social interaction. Specific education and credentials are not required for this work.
Notes:Source: (1) American Nurses Association, Registered Professional Nurses and Unlicensed Personnel, 2nd ed., 1996; (2) 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
93% Individuals
7% Organizations
83% Female
10% Male
93% Individual Providers (11473)7% Medical Organizations (840)83% Female Providers (10219)10% Male Providers (1254)

The code 376K00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for nurse's aide grouped under nursing service related providers. NPI records indicate a total of 12,313 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is nurse's aide of which 10,219 are registered as females, 1,254 registered as males and 840 are organizations.

376K00000X 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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