Nursing Service Providers Taxonomy Codes

List of Level II - Classification Taxonomy Codes

The nursing service providers taxonomy group categorized under the "individuals" codes provider grouping and includes 59 unique taxonomy codes. Providers who are trained and educated to perform services in health promotion, disease prevention, acute and chronic care, and restoration of health, and health maintenance across the life span.

Code Classification Specialization Definition
163W00000XRegistered Nurse(1) A registered nurse is a person qualified by graduation from an accredited nursing school (depending upon schooling, a registered nurse may receive either a diploma from a hospital program, an associate degree in nursing (A.D.N.) or a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (B.S.N.), who is licensed or certified by the state, and is practicing within the scope of that license or certification. R.N.'s assist patient in recovering and maintaining their physical or mental health. They assist physicians during treatments and examinations and administer medications. (2) A provider who is trained and educated in a formal nursing education program at an accredited school of nursing, passes a national certification examination, and is licensed by the state to practice nursing. The individual provides nursing services to patients or clients in areas such as health promotion, disease prevention, acute and chronic care and restoration and maintenance of health across the life span.
163WA0400XRegistered NurseAddiction (Substance Use Disorder)
163WA2000XRegistered NurseAdministrator
163WC0200XRegistered NurseCritical Care Medicine
163WC0400XRegistered NurseCase Management
163WC1400XRegistered NurseCollege Health
163WC1500XRegistered NurseCommunity Health
163WC1600XRegistered NurseContinuing Education/Staff Development
163WC2100XRegistered NurseContinence Care
163WC3500XRegistered NurseCardiac Rehabilitation
163WD0400XRegistered NurseDiabetes Educator
163WD1100XRegistered NurseDialysis, Peritoneal
163WE0003XRegistered NurseEmergency
163WE0900XRegistered NurseEnterostomal Therapy
163WF0300XRegistered NurseFlight
163WG0000XRegistered NurseGeneral Practice
163WG0100XRegistered NurseGastroenterology
163WG0600XRegistered NurseGerontology
163WH0200XRegistered NurseHome Health
163WH0500XRegistered NurseHemodialysis
163WH1000XRegistered NurseHospice
163WI0500XRegistered NurseInfusion Therapy
163WI0600XRegistered NurseInfection Control
163WL0100XRegistered NurseLactation Consultant
163WM0102XRegistered NurseMaternal Newborn
163WM0705XRegistered NurseMedical-Surgical
163WM1400XRegistered NurseNurse Massage Therapist (NMT)
163WN0002XRegistered NurseNeonatal Intensive Care
163WN0003XRegistered NurseNeonatal, Low-Risk
163WN0300XRegistered NurseNephrology
163WN0800XRegistered NurseNeuroscience
163WN1003XRegistered NurseNutrition Support
163WP0000XRegistered NursePain Management
163WP0200XRegistered NursePediatrics
163WP0218XRegistered NursePediatric Oncology
163WP0807XRegistered NursePsychiatric/Mental Health, Child & Adolescent
163WP0808XRegistered NursePsychiatric/Mental Health
163WP0809XRegistered NursePsychiatric/Mental Health, Adult
163WP1700XRegistered NursePerinatal
163WP2201XRegistered NurseAmbulatory Care
163WR0006XRegistered NurseRegistered Nurse First AssistantA perioperative registered nurse who works in collaboration with the surgeon and other health care team members to achieve optimal outcomes. The RNFA has acquired the necessary knowledge, judgment, and skills specific to the expanded role of RNFA clinical practice. Intraoperatively, the RNFA assists the surgeon.
163WR0400XRegistered NurseRehabilitation
163WR1000XRegistered NurseReproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
163WS0121XRegistered NursePlastic Surgery
163WS0200XRegistered NurseSchool
163WU0100XRegistered NurseUrology
163WW0000XRegistered NurseWound Care
163WW0101XRegistered NurseWomen's Health Care, Ambulatory
163WX0002XRegistered NurseObstetric, High-Risk
163WX0003XRegistered NurseObstetric, Inpatient
163WX0106XRegistered NurseOccupational Health
163WX0200XRegistered NurseOncology
163WX0601XRegistered NurseOtorhinolaryngology & Head-Neck
163WX0800XRegistered NurseOrthopedic
163WX1100XRegistered NurseOphthalmic
163WX1500XRegistered NurseOstomy Care
164W00000XLicensed Practical NurseA licensed practical nurse 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.
164X00000XLicensed Vocational NurseA licensed vocational nurse 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.
167G00000XLicensed Psychiatric TechnicianAn individual licensed by the state board as a Psychiatric Technician based upon completion of a prescribed course of theory and clinical practice, with two thirds of the clinical practice time focused on mental and developmental disorders. The psychiatric technician practices under the direct supervision of a physician, psychologist, registered nurse or other professional to provide care to patients with mental disorders and developmental disabilities.

Level I Taxonomy Codes