What is my username/password?
Your login credentials are the same username and password that you use to log in to AAACN’s main web site. If you have forgotten this information or need assistance with your login, contact our National Office (email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-262-6877).
How do I update my contact information?
On your profile page, please select the pencil icon next to "Contact Details" in the left column.
How do I control what information is visible in My Profile?
Go to your profile page, then select the "My Account" tab and choose "Privacy Settings" from the drop-down menu. From here, you can control what information is visible to whom. After you adjust your preferences, click the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page.
How do I find other members?
Click the "Network” link found in the main navigation bar, then click “Member Directory.” From here, you can search for members based on:
First and/or last name
By clicking on the “Advanced Search” tab you can refine your search results by:
How do I add contacts to my contact list?
After searching the Directory for a member, you’ll see an “Add as contact” button to the right of each member’s directory listing. Simply click this button to send a contact request.
Why should I add contacts to my contact list?
Developing your contact list will make it easier to send your contacts messages through AAACN Communities in order to stay in touch, ask questions or build a referral network. And when you view another member’s profile, you’ll be able to see contacts you have in common.
What are communities?
Communities are groups of members connected online that allow you to participate in discussions and share resources with those in the group.
What communities do I already belong to?
Click on “Communities” in the main navigation bar at the top of your screen. Then, select “My Communities” to view the communities you currently belong to. .
How do I join/subscribe to a community and the affiliated discussion group?
Most AAACN communities/discussion groups are based on the information you’ve provided to the National Office in your main member profile. To join additional SIGs, contact the National Office (email@example.com or 800-262-6877). You can also log into the AAACN web site (www.aaacn.org) and navigate to your profile, where you can edit your information.
How can I control the frequency and format of emails I receive?
Go to your profile and click on the "My Account" tab. Select "Community Notifications" from the drop-down menu. From here, you can adjust your subscription options: Real Time, Daily Digest, No Email.
Real time: sends an email every time a new message is posted.
Daily digest: sends one email to you each day, consolidating all of the posts from the previous day.
No Email: allows you to be part of the group without having emails sent to you. You can still post and read others’ messages by logging into the community site.
How do I leave a community or unsubscribe from a discussion?
Simply log into AAACN’s web site (www.aaacn.org) and update your member profile accordingly.
How do I respond to others’ posts?
To respond to a discussion post, go to the discussion post and click “Reply to Discussion” to send your message to the entire community. To send a message to the only author of the post, select “Reply to Sender” instead.
How do I start a new discussion thread?
Click on “Participate" > “Post a Message.”
Can I search for posts across all the communities?
Sure! Just enter a keyword in the search bar located in the main navigation. To refine your search results, please select "Show Advanced Search."
How do I see a listing of all of the posts to a specific Community?
Find the community you are interested in viewing from the communities page. Go to the the community's landing page, then click on the “Discussions” tab. Click the subject line of any post to view entire thread of messages.