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The most common AANP Research questions are answered below.
How do I conduct research among AANP's membership?
Information about conducting research can be found on our Requests for Data Collection: Sampling AANP Membership and AANP Conference Attendees form.
Can I have access to AANP's datasets from previous surveys?
Researchers interested in portions of AANP's datasets should read the information on here and fill out an interest form.
Does AANP provide funding for outside research projects?
AANP does not directly fund research projects, scholarships and grants at this time.
How can I receive a focused report with salary specific to state, focus area, etc.?
What is a PBRN?
A Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) is a group of community-based clinicians working together to conduct research relevant to NPs and their patients. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners Network for Research provides busy NPs and their staffs an opportunity to participate in research studies and quality improvement projects.
Why should I join AANPNR?
There are many reasons to join the AANPNR. Participation will contribute to your professional growth, while contributing to knowledge about NPs and their practices. By joining the AANPNR, you will receive an opportunity to participate in collegial network research projects, as well as recommend projects for the network. Your practice may benefit through improved practices and visibility for serving as a project site.
How much of a time commitment is involved?
Time commitment is up to the individual and ranges from survey completion to being involved in complex, long-term projects. Some projects may require participants to complete training on the project protocol and/or human subject protection, usually offered online. You will always be given an estimate of the time requirement before being asked to commit to participate.
How do I join the AANPNR?
All AANP members are eligible to join the network. Interested individuals should complete the brief online application form.