Training Opportunities

Nurse Statistics

The Michigan Nurse Preceptor Academy is a train-the-trainer program for licensed nurses in Michigan. Individuals completing the training serve as trainers of preceptors to newly licensed nurses and nurses transitioning to a new care setting to empower them to become respected healthcare team members. Click the button above to access related documents and information.

link to licensure data website This section focuses on nurse licensure data for all nurses who are licensed to practice in Michigan. Data are presented in easy to use maps, tables and charts to illustrate the distribution of Michigan nurses, both in absolute numbers and relative to the State's population. A search feature displays the number of nurses within a 30 or 50 mile radius of an address. Information regarding the age distribution of nurses across the state is also included. Click the button above to begin exploring nurse licensure data since 2009.

link to online transition to practice training A free, self-paced online training course for newly licensed nurses and nurses transitioning to a new care setting. The training consists of 5 courses: Communication in Healthcare, Safety in Healthcare, Evidence-Based Practice, Preventing and Responding to Violence in the Workplace, and Safety and Professionalism in Community-based Nursing Practice (Appendix 1: Further Resources for Trainers). Participants successfully completing each course may choose to earn free nursing continuing education hours. Click the button above to access the training.

link to survey dataEach year all nurses who are licensed within the State of Michigan are sent an email invitation to participate in Michigan’s annual nurse survey. Results provide information about the supply of and demand for nurses in Michigan, and are used to inform state and local decision-making regarding the recruitment, education, and employment of nurses in Michigan. Click the button above to view the survey results.


Supported by grants from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.