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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    United States of America
  • Jurisdiction
    Louisiana PN
  • Organisation
    Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners
  • Address

    Postal Address
    3421 N Causeway Boulevard
    Suite 505
    Metairie
    LOUISIANA 70002

    Location Address
    3421 N Causeway Boulevard
    Suite 505
    Metairie
    LOUISIANA 70002

  • Phone
    +1 504 838 5791
  • Fax
    +1 504 838 5279
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Claire Glaviano BSN, MN, RN
    Executive Director
  • Regulatory Body
    The Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE) is a regulatory agency of State Government given the responsibility to enforce laws which pertain to the practice of Practical nursing. The Legislature authorises the Board to carry out these responsibilities through La. Law, Title 37, Chapter 11 Part 11. Practical Nurses, Section 961-979.
    http://www.lsbpne.com/who_we_are.htm (accessed on 22.04.2009)
  • Health System
    Health care in the United States is mainly provided in the private sector (both for profit and for non-profit) and to a lesser degree by public funding for the poor, elderly, disabled, children and veterans.  The United States does not have a universal health care system.

    In the United States expenditure on health care in actual dollars and as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) and on a per-capita basis is greater, than in any other nation in the world. The World Health Organisation reports that in 2005 the US total expenditure on health as 15 % of GDP and that the total expenditure on health per capita was $US6350. http://www.who.int/countries/usa/en/ (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    In 2006, around 84% of US citizens had some form of health insurance and about 16% of the population, or 47 million Americans were without health insurance coverage. http://www.census.gov/prod/2007pubs/p60-233.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    The number of acute care hospital beds in the United States in 2000 was 2.9 per 1 000 population. Bed numbers have declined and this coincides with a reduction in average length of stays in hospitals and an increase in day-surgery patients.
    The United States has among the lowest average lengths of stay for most procedures.  http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/20/48/16502658.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009).

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