Research Services and Assistance

(Formerly Survey Requests)
Three survey services are available for approved researchers, members or non-members to purchase:
1) Sending an Electronic Survey to AANA Members.
2) AANA Mailing Labels for Research and Non-Research Purposes.
3) E-mail Solicitation for Research Participants at AANA Meetings.
 
Disclaimer:
  • AANA reserves the right to refuse fulfillment of any survey service order if the AANA does not approve of the purpose and/or the research materials.
  • An approved service does NOT imply any AANA endorsement or any recommendation for the research and/or its findings.
  • Service requests will be processed in order received. Due to extensive demand for the services, your order may take up to six weeks to be fulfilled/delivered after an approval.
  • The survey policies and fees will be applied based on the policy and fee schedule on the day of your submission.
  • You must use the latest application form for your application on the day of you submission to the AANA Research Department.

 

 

 Electronic Survey to AANA Members

 
AANA offers a service to deliver and manage email surveys for individuals interested in collecting data from AANA members. 
 
Two types of electronic survey services available for purchase: 1) Full-Service and 2) Instrument Deployment Only Service.
1) Full-Service:
The service includes: survey instrument input, two e-mail messages (one survey invitation, one reminder) that will be sent to the targeted sample group, and the survey data with no identifiers. 
The smaple of a survey results (endproducts) is shown below.
Cover letter sample: cover letter example.docCover letter example.doc
  Data sample (endproduct): Sample data.xlsSample data.xls
Code book of the sample data: Sample data.xlsCode book for the sample data.xls
2) Instrument Deployment Only Service:
This option is for approved researchers whose instruments are already prepared in a survey tool system, such as SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics, etc. 
The service includes sending two e-mail messages (one survey invitation, one reminder) to AANA members. 
Required Documents for the Application:
For applying either Full Service or Instrument Deployment Only Service for your electronic servey, you are required to submit the following materials to have an approval:
 
  • An endorsement letter/email from the research advisor/director of your institute is required to indicate that the instrument and study have been reviewed and approved.
  • Copy of official notice of your approved IRB.
  • Documentation of research methodology which includes: purpose, hypothesis, methods, anticipated analysis plan and plan for dissemination of the results.
  • Copy of the survey instrument.
  • Copy of the survey cover letter with a subject line.
  • Completed the Electronic Survey Order Form below with the payment.
 
Click the following link for the application:AANA Electronic Survey Application and its Policy and Fee.pdfAANA Electronic Survey Application and its Policy and Fee.pdf
 
 
 

  AANA Mailing Labels for Research and Non-Research

 
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists makes available a rental list of member names and addresses to those interested in mailing research surveys to AANA members. Membership mailing list rental is available only for AANA-approved mailings.
 
To qualify for mailing list rental, the following documents must be submitted with your order for approval: 
  • An endorsement letter/email from the research advisor/director of your institute is required to indicate that the instrument and study have been reviewed and approved.
  • Copy of official notice of your approved IRB.
  • Copy of the survey instrument.
  • Copy of the cover letter that will be sent to the recipients.
  • Documentation of Research Methodology to include: purpose, hypothesis, analysis methods, and plan for dissemination of the results.
  • If you are an AANA member, provide your membership number on the application.
  • Completed Research Mail Label Order Form below with the payment.​
Click the following link for: AANA Research Mailing Label Application.pdfAANA Research Mailing Label Application Form.pdf  
 

 E-mail Solicitation for Research Participants at AANA Meetings

 
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) will consider requests to conduct email notifications for approved research activities that is not for commercial purposes at AANA meetings. Soliciting individuals to participate in research activities at AANA meetings 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 any request. 
 
At no time will the researcher have access to AANA members’ email addresses. AANA will send the appropriate group a message for you by 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: 
 
Requirements:
First: You must receive approval from the AANA Senior Director of Research.  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:  You must receive approval from the AANA Senior Director of Education and Professional Development:
• The AANA Senior Director of Research will forward the approved research to the Senior Director of Education and Professional Development. 
• Upon approval and availability of space, the AANA Program Convention and Meeting Planning Department staff will work with you to secure a location for you to conduct your study at the meeting. 
• All costs for this will be your responsibility.
 
Third: Complete the Order Form and Sign the Agreement. 
Click the following link for the application: E-mail Solicitation for Research Participants at AANA Meetings.pdfE-mail Solicitation for Research Participants at AANA Meetings.pdf
 

 Contact Information

 
If you have any questions regarding AANA survey services (e.g., application, fees, policies, the ways of complying with HIPAA, and survey security or protocols)please send these questions to:
 
Research staff will answer your questions in a timely manner.