Nursing Education

Henry Ford is focused on improving the educational opportunities for our nurses. We believe in meeting our nurses educational needs right here, at Henry Ford.

Your educational opportunities at Henry Ford

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Henry Ford offers a host of educational opportunities for our nurses; from nurse extern programs for our students, to advanced degrees in partnership with several area colleges and universities.

Key training and education programs offered at Henry Ford include:

  • Orientation: Both classroom and clinical orientations are provided for all nursing employees at Henry Ford Health System,including: Registered Nurse and Nurse Intern Orientation, Nursing Assistant Orientation, Nurse Extern Orientation, Clerk Orientation, Sitter Orientation.
  • Continuing Education: Henry Ford stresses continuing education beyond what is required for nurses to keep their certification. A flexible schedule of on-site classes, workshops and conferences aid our nurses, in their development and advancement. Classes include: Critical Care, Preceptor Development and Nursing Leadership.

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Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email

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