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.
Source : This dataset includes over five million health care providers who are assigned National Provider Identifier (NPI) in the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Each provider is registered with the NPI, full name, status, address, taxonomy, other identifiers, etc.