Getting Started

Getting started on MyNHPCO takes a few simple steps. 

1. Fill out your profile. We want to get to know you! Select the box in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to access your profile and customize your settings. Use the "Actions" button to upload a photo. Complete additional fields, such as your bio, education and you can also import content from your LinkedIn profile. Click the “Edit My Profile” link to update your contact info.

2. Customize your profile settings.
In your profile, find the “My Account” tab. From here, you can set up how you want to receive emails from MyNHPCO, how much profile information you want visible to others, and manage other settings.

3. Browse the communities and join the ones that interest you.
You can join as many communities as you'd like. Most Professional Communities host chats/webinars and there are issue communities that span professional discipline. When you find one that is right for you click join and start out by subscribing to the daily digest for your communities and receive daily summaries of community activity.  

4. Build your contact list.
Select directory from the top navigation bar and use the member search to find colleagues on MyNHPCO. Unsure about who to contact? Dip your toe in the water by sending a contact request to a colleague at your agency.

5. Start connecting, learning, and sharing.
Use your experience to answer people’s questions. Go to latest discussion posts and click add to get started. From the discussion post click “Reply to eGroup” or “Reply to Sender” and share your successes and challenges.