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Public Health Live!

Celebrating over 20 years of exemplary education for the public health workforce 1999-2021

Easily accessible anywhere, anytime, and on any device, Public Health Live! (PHL) is a monthly webcast providing FREE continuing education credits on current public health issues. Webcasts are available to public health and health care professionals interested in furthering their knowledge of public health. Public Health Live! is guided by an Advisory Committee, and the live webcast takes place on the third Thursday of each month from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. ET.

Public Health Live! Fact Sheet
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  • View the video tour of the Public Health Live! website to find past PHL! webcasts of interest.

To receive continuting education credits for viewing our webcasts - please go to the individual webpage for that webcast. (Full list of PHLs) Under the Useful Links section, click on the link for 'Evaluation, Post-test & CE Credits'. You will receive a printable certificate when you are done. You will also have the option to e-mail yourself the certificate. Please enter your e-mail address accurately. The system does not save your certificate if you do not print or e-mail it.. CPHCE is unable to recreate lost certificates.

Please note that CE credits are only available for 3 years after the live program. LCERPS are only available for one year after the live program. The specific expiration dates are listed on each webpage.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Provider ID# 99086.

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As a designated provider, CPHCE reports category I credits to NCHEC on a quarterly basis (1/15, 4/15, 7/15 and 10/15).

Public Health Live! (PHL!) Facts

  • Monthly educational program
  • Easily accessible via the Internet anywhere, anytime and on any device
  • Recordings of past webcasts available on-demand
  • Free Continuing Education credits
  • Features state and national experts
  • Routinely reaches over 500 viewers in NYS and across the U.S.

For more information – see our Fact Sheet 

Did you know? PHL! is an award-winning educational program. PHL webcasts have won Telly Awards, which recognize excellence in video production, in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2016 & 2017.

Did you know? PHL is produced by accredited providers of medical, nursing, and health continuing education (CE). PHL occasionally also provides Social Work or Lactation Counseling CE credits.

  • Read the Press Release on our reaccreditation and Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • For more information on the CE offered for PHL, visit and click on the tab for CE.

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