Data Collection

Gather Insights From the NP Community

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Data Collection

Whether you’re an academic researcher or a Corporate Council partner, AANP has a data collection program that’s right for you. Promoting high-quality research and improving access to nurse practitioner (NP) perspectives are key components of AANP’s mission. With more than 95,000 AANP members and more than 5,000 conference attendees, AANP is a great point of access to the NP workforce.

Consider engaging with AANP on your next research project.

  • NPInfluence – Market Research

    NPInfluence is America’s largest online panel of NPs, comprised of nearly 5,000 clinicians specializing in primary care, acute care, behavioral health, women’s health and other critical areas. Our panelists’ opinions and experiences shape the future of health care and inform the development of health care products, therapies and public policy nationwide.

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  • Question Procurement Program – National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners

    Question Procurement Program—National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners

    AANP provides qualified businesses and industry professionals unparalleled access to the NP workforce through annual surveys. Corporations and researchers who are interested in providing their own tailored questions on these surveys should consider applying for the Survey Question Procurement Program. Those whose questions are selected receive the results from their individual questions as well as the demographic and practice information of respondents. To be considered, please review the requirements and submit a proposal by July 1.


  • Data Collection by Mail

    Are you looking to survey NPs who hold a particular certification or who are working in a specific therapeutic area or state? Take advantage of the Data Collection Program by Mail to access a sample of the AANP membership database for your next research project. Qualified researchers are encouraged to review program guidelines and submit a proposal today.


  • Data Collection at National Conference

    The opportunity to collect data at AANP’s national conference is available to a limited number of individual or group members each year. If selected, researchers are provided a table in a high-traffic area at the national conference for the purpose of recruiting NPs into their approved study. Qualified researchers are encouraged to review the program guidelines and submit a proposal as soon as possible. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Once all spots have been filled, AANP will not accept additional applicants. Proposals are due no later than April 1, 2019.


  • Focus Groups

    Stakeholders interested in engaging NPs in a more intimate setting should consider conducting a focus group at one of AANP’s conferences. This program is available to a limited number of researchers each year. If approved, you will be assigned a designated room at conference on a specified date and time to conduct a focus group. Researchers are responsible for their own focus group recruitment. Qualified researchers are encouraged to review the program guidelines and submit a proposal today.