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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

12070 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

LPNs are licensed to provide practical or vocational nursing care to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, health units, homes, and community health organizations. They typically work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician, and may supervise unlicensed nursing assistants.