Practice-related Research

The Latest Information on the NP Role

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Practice Related Research

AANP serves as a robust resource on NPs and their practices and houses the only comprehensive database of NPs in the United States. Research at AANP is essential for understanding how NPs are shaping the future of health care.

“Being an AANP member gives you a lot of opportunities you wouldn't have otherwise, like the ability to get involved in things like research and taking surveys and having your voice heard.”
- Lisa M.
Member since 2015

Latest Sample Survey

In the fall of 2018, AANP completed the eighth iteration of the National Nurse Practitioner Sample Survey that focused on key practice elements and issues. Preview a list of tables included in the current report.

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Research Reports and Resources

AANP provides valuable research about NPs and guidance for others interested in similar research. Read current reports on practice settings, compensation, demographics and more, or check out funding opportunities, statistical guides and other resources.

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Research Opportunities for NPs

Interested in designing your own study, participating in an online community or taking surveys? There are many opportunities to get involved through AANP.

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NP Research Agenda

View AANP’s research priorities for policy and regulation, practice models, the NP workforce and education.

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