Continuing Education at the APHA Annual Meeting

The deadline to obtain CE credits from the 2022 Annual Meeting is extended to Dec. 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET. See instructions below.

The APHA Annual Meeting & Expo offers provides more educational offerings in public health than any other event. Registrants may earn continuing education credits for specific professional disciplines at scientific sessions and pre-convention Learning Institutes. By evaluating a session for CE, you are attesting that you participated in real time and for the full duration.

Cost: The first discipline is included with your meeting registration and each additional discipline is $10. Register for the Annual Meeting.

Credits Earned: Attendees can earn up to 20.5 CE credit hours. One continuing education credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content. Additional credits can be earned by purchasing registration to pre-convention Learning Institutes

Credit Types Available: Credits can be earned in Certified in Public Health, Health Education CHES, Nursing, Veterinary, CME (for DO or MD); OP for other health professionals.

Scientific Sessions: Not all scientific sessions are approved for contact hour credits. Check the Online Program for the most up to date session status.

Instructions for obtaining CE credits at APHA 2022

Log into the APHA 2022 Meeting Platform with your registration number and email address.  Your initials will appear on the top left of the screen if you are already logged into the meeting platform.

Use the navigation links on the left side of your screen or the Search option to navigate to the session you watched live and click on the session title.

Click on the CE Evaluate button and complete the evaluation for the session. Repeat this process for each session that you attended.

You must complete the Demographic Survey linked at the top of the Review Claimed Credit & Certificates page which can be accessed below or from any available session evaluation.

Once your Demographic Survey has been submitted, a link to download or email your earned certificate(s) will appear. 

  • You must register for CE and select your CE type by Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 12 p.m. ET.
  • CE credits are only available for live scientific sessions. Digital sessions are not eligible for CE credit. By evaluating a session for CE, you are attesting that you participated in real-time and for the full duration.
  • The CE Evaluation button will not appear on session pages that were not approved for CE credit, for sessions you did not attend, or if you did not register and select your CE type by the deadline.
  • Evaluations are completed online and must be completed by the end of the day on Dec. 15th, 11:59 p.m. ET. Once the deadline has passed, you may only access your earned certificate(s) but will no longer be able to claim additional credit.

 

EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION

Purpose of the Activity: The educational purpose of the APHA Annual Meeting is to offer professionals and practitioners the opportunity to enhance their knowledge, improve their skills, exchange information on best practices and learn strategies to incorporate the latest research and new trends in their practice. 

Objectives of the Activity: To define the roles of the public health community in working together to promote health equity as public health policies and programs are developed and implemented and to improve the competencies of public health practitioners through skill-building.

Target Audience: physicians, health educators, nurses, nurse practitioners, public and environmental health professionals, students, health care providers, and other stakeholders.

Presence or Absence of Conflict of Interest for planners/faculty/authors/moderators: Disclosure of conflict of interest for individual presenters/moderators can be viewed for each presentation accessed through the Online Program.

Presence or Absence of Commercial and/or Sponsorship Support disclosure This educational activity does not currently have any commercial support.

Non-Endorsement of Products

As an Accredited Provider of Continuing Education (CE) Credits for Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Medicine (CME), Public Health (CPH)and Veterinarians (VET) the American Public Health Association Center for Public Health Practice and Professional Development Unit and its respective Continuing Education accrediting organizations do not endorse any products or services that are displayed or referred to in conjunction with this activity and are not responsible for the actual presentation of content during scientific sessions. 

Policy on Disclosures to Learners

The American Public Health Association strives to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its educational programs.  All planners, faculty members, moderators, discussants, panelist and presenters participating in this program have been required to disclose any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of this program.  Disclosures, Conflict of Interest (COI) and Resolution of COI policies are available via the APHA’s website and in the online program.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS

Medicine (CME) Accreditation Statement

APHA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Designation Statement: The APHA designates this annual meeting educational activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™.   

Nursing (CNE) Accreditation Statement

The American Public Health Association is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by American Public Health Association’s Public Health Nursing Section (APHA/PHN], an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Health Education (CHES) Statement

Sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA), a designated approver 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®) to receive up to 20.5 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 20.5 total. 

The deadline to complete evaluations and receive CE credits and certificate is Dec 15, 2022. All continuing education questions can be answered by staff by contacting: CE Services at education@apha.org.