Licensed Vocational Nurses

Demographics and trends for vocational nurses in Texas

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Data Source

Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies

Data Description

All data come from the Texas Board of Nursing's licensed vocational nurse relicensure files from 2004-2019. These data are self-reported by nurses when they renew their license every two years and demographic fields are not mandatory. The data represent a snapshot of the nursing workforce in September of each year.

Measure Information

Counts include all licensed vocational nurses with a Texas license working full-time or part-time in nursing in Texas for whom the respective data were available. Counts should not be used to derive totals of the number of nurses in Texas or specific areas of Texas.

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