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Supply, Demand, and Use of Licensed Practical Nurses

Author(s): 

Jean Ann Seago, Joanne Spetz, Susan A. Chapman, Wendy Dyer

Date: 
Nov. 06, 2004

This study examines the demand, supply, utilization, and scope of practice of LPNs in the United States. Particular attention is paid to educational issues, career mobility, geographic distribution, and the ability of LPNs to substitute for registered nurses.