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Research Participation

Need participants for a study?

Access to the AONL membership for research participation is available for the purpose of academic and practice research that conforms to generally accepted norms and standards for survey research and informs health care leadership, workforce or health services.

To apply, please read and complete this form. Send completed form and all required documents to bhancock@aha.org.

Current Research Studies and Surveys

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Nursing Student Skills Allowed in Hospital Settings
Survey closes on April 30, 2021

Researchers at Indiana University School of Nursing are interested in understanding the role of nursing students in the clinical rotations at hospitals. Specifically, we are interested what skills nursing students are allowed to perform and your agency’s parameters for allowing to perform the skills. We ask that you answer the questions based on your policies or observations in the practice setting. The survey is anonymous. No one can trace your answers back to you.

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Examining Appointment Scheduling Wait Time
Survey closes on June 20, 2021

This is a national study of all primary care clinics in the United States. The purpose of this survey is to understand how scheduling is currently being done, examine scheduling policies and procedures, and collect data on the current wait times for obtaining an appointment.

Survey if you are in a leadership role     Survey if you are a scheduler


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