NURSING Research surveys


Tennessee Nurses Association
Guidelines for Research Recruitment Notices
For Website Placement and Email Distribution List


TNA members are eligible to submit nursing research recruitment notices for distribution via the TNA News Express for Members, TNA’s monthly eNewsletter distributed exclusively to members of the Tennessee Nurses Association, as well as a website listing on After approval by TNA and all guidelines below have been met, researcher’s may post, (after post has first been approved by TNA), to TNA’s Facebook page and also send emails to TNA’s APRN listserv if the researcher is a member of TNA. Contact Kathryn Denton at for information on posts and emails. Distribution of research recruitment notices is a service TNA offers its members free of charge. There is a maximum of two studies per year per member.

Nurses who are not TNA members are eligible to submit nursing research recruitment notices for a fee of $250 per notification.

Guidelines for submission and acceptance of nursing research recruitment notices:

  • Nurses submitting the recruitment notices must be the principal or one of the principal investigators on the research study.
  • Nursing research proposals and recruitment notices must already have received institutional IRB approval prior to submission. Written evidence of IRB approval must accompany all study recruitment notices.
  • Recruitment notices should be submitted by email to Kathryn Denton, Manager of Marketing/Member Services/IT, at; and shall include phone and email contact information for the nurse submitter.
  • The website notice placement will be posted for no more than 12 weeks.
  • eNewsletter placement will be once a month for 3 months; consecutively where space is available.
  • All recruitment notices placements are subject to TNA final approval.

cURrent surveys

Recruitment of APRN Participants for Autonomy Research

The purpose of this project is to determine the NP's perception of the role of the APRN's autonomy increasing patient access to quality healthcare for Tennessee.  Also to compare at APRN's perception of autonomy in collaboration with other healthcare teams led by physicians (patient-centered models of care, medical homes, and ACO’s) working in a Nurse led clinic, and under physician supervision (direct or offsite). Read more...


Web-based learning module--program developed as a Doctor of Nursing (DNP) capstone project
Advance Care Planning in Tennessee: Who, What, When, Where, and Why?
Informational Flyer
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