AACN Collaboration Community

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About Community

Connect with colleagues nationwide using AACN’s Collaboration Community! This online forum for faculty and deans provides a convenient way for you to ask for expert advice, seek practical solutions to everyday challenges, identify best practices, and share the latest news impacting academic nursing.  Come start a conversation and engage your peers in a lively discussion.

AACN’s Collaboration Community offers many interactive features, including:

  • Discussion Forum:  Initiate discussions and network with like-school colleagues
  • Resource Center:  Post resources to share with fellow nurse educators
  • Announcements:  Never miss a new opportunity or update

How to Gain Access

To gain access to the Collaboration Community and all Webinars do the following steps:

1. Login to My AACN

Visit AACN’s website to login to the new system (see upper right corner of AACN’s homepage).
NOTE: AACN member deans, faculty, and students received  a unique login and password with easy instructions on how to login to the new system. If you did not receive this, go to
Verify My AACN account to retrieve your login and password.

2. Update My Profile &  Opt-in to the AACN Member Collaboration Community

AACN’s new system will allow you to personally update your contact information, profile picture, your expertise, and your newsletter subscriptions all in one sitting.

When updating your profile, be sure to opt-in to the AACN Member Collaboration Community. This is located under the “Update My Profile” section (see screenshot below). Opting in to this community will give you access to this exclusive benefi t for faculty from member schools. This innovative service provides an interactive, social media platform that enables members to share knowledge and best practices, establish collaborative relationships, and form strategic alliances with peers. The community is not a public domain and all information within the community may be viewed only by AACN members.

3. Access the Community

Once you are back on your dashboard, look for the section titled “My Communities” and click on the AACN Member Collaboration Community link.


For more information and additional assistance, please contact Faculty Initiatives Assistant Sydny Grossman at sgrossman@aacn.nche.edu.