Public Health Live set

Public Health Live!

PUBLIC HEALTH LIVE is a monthly webcast series designed to provide continuing education opportunities on public health issues. Webcasts are free and available to all who are interested in furthering their knowledge of public health. The development of Public Health Live programing is guided by an Advisory Committee.
The live webcast is always held from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month.

We encourage you to take this brief survey to tell us how you use PHL in your workplace.

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 & Credits'. You will receive a printable certificate when you are done.

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 an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver 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.

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Public Health Live Facts

Public Health Live webcasts have won Telly Awards in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2016 & 2017! Telly Awards recognize excellence in video production.

  • Award-winning educational program webcast live via the Internet on the third Thursday of every month.
  • Routinely reaches over 500 viewers in NYS and across the U.S.
  • Provides free continuing education to physicians, nurses, and health educations, and often also social workers and lactation consultants
  • Read the Press Release on our 2017 Telly Award.
  • Read the Press Release on our 2016 Telly Award.
  • Read the Press Release on our 2014 Telly Award.

PHL Produced by Accredited providers of medical, nursing and health education

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

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