Data Collection

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American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Data Collection

Whether you’re an academic researcher or a Corporate Council member, AANP has a data collection program that’s right for you. With more than 103,000 AANP members and more than 5,000 national conference attendees, AANP is a great point of access to the NP workforce.

Consider engaging with AANP on your next research project.


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Survey Question Procurement Program

Qualified stakeholders, such as academic researchers and corporations, may purchase space to add tailored questions to AANP's annual surveys through the Survey Question Procurement Program. Selected applicants will 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 June 15, 2020.

Apply for the Survey Question Procurement Program

Data Collection at National Conference

AANP offers researchers an opportunity to collect data at national conference. A limited number of applications are accepted each year on a rolling basis. Interested individuals are encouraged to review the program guidelines and submit a proposal as soon as possible. Once all spots have been filled, AANP will not accept additional applicants. For the 2020 AANP National Conference, proposals are due no later than April 1, 2020.

Apply to Collect Data at Conference

Focus Groups

Researchers interested in engaging NPs in a more intimate setting should consider conducting a focus group at AANP’s national conference. This program is available to a limited number of researchers each year. Approved applicants will be assigned a room at conference to conduct a focus group. To be considered, please review the program guidelines. For the 2020 AANP National Conference, please submit a proposal by April 1, 2020.

Apply to Host a Focus Group

Data Collection by Mail

This program will retire on October 31, 2019. New applications will no longer be accepted after October 31. For questions regarding applications, please contact the Research Department at