The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) will
consider requests to conduct email notifications for approved research
activities that are not for commercial purposes at AANA
meetings and via telecommunications software. Soliciting individuals
to participate in research activities at AANA meetings or via
telecommunications software requires prior approval from the AANA. The
AANA must approve the message and will send the message to seek volunteers on
behalf of the researcher. AANA reserves the right to refuse fulfillment of
At no time will the researcher have access to AANA
members’ email addresses. AANA will send the appropriate group a message for
you with your name attached to the request. The approved email message for research
participants does NOT imply any AANA endorsement or recommendation
for your research.
To qualify for Email Solicitation for Research Participants, the
following documents must be submitted with your order for approval:
First: You must receive approval from the AANA Senior Director of
Research and Quality. To gain approval the following information must be submitted:
• An endorsement letter or email from the
research advisor/dean/manager of your institute is required to
indicate that an instrument and study have been reviewed and approved.
• Copy of official notice of your approved IRB.
• Abstract of 200 words or less containing: purpose, hypothesis,
methods, anticipated analysis plan and plan for dissemination of the results.
• Copy of the
survey or questionnaire.
Second (for research conducted at AANA meetings only): You must
receive approval from the AANA Director of Meetings:
• The AANA Senior Director of Research and Quality will forward the approved
research to the Director of Meetings on
• Upon approval and availability of space, the AANA Meeting Planning Department will work with you
to secure a location for you to conduct your study at the meeting.
• All costs for this space will be your responsibility.
Third: Complete the
Order Form and Sign the Agreement.
Click one of
the following links for the application: