Learning Institutes

Amplify your learning experience and earn up to 12 additional CE credits. The Learning Institutes are half-, full- and two-day courses that focus on professional development and build on knowledge and skills. Some Learning Institutes at APHA 2021 will be offered in Denver and others online. View the schedule in the table below and pay special attention to the location.

  • In-person attendees can only participate in Denver Learning institutes.
  • Virtual attendees can only participate in virtual Learning Institutes.

LIs are not included in the meeting registration fee. Purchase access to LIs during the registration process, or log back into your registration record to add it on. 

APHA 2021 Learning Institutes Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 23

LI# Location  Learning Institute Title


 1001 Virtual       Designing and Executing Survey Programs to Get Actionable Feedback from Patients, for Achieving Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) at Public Agencies, Health Plans, and Clinics 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.   $225
 1003 Virtual How to Evaluate Public Health Programs  6 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.   $275
 1004 Denver Improving Health Equity through Cultural Humility Training for Public Health Professionals  6 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.   $275
 1005 Virtual     Best Practices in Data Visualization to Improve Population Health and Health Equity  3 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  $215
 1006 Virtual Learning for Systems Change: Practical Application of the Public Health Learning Agenda Toolkit for Building an Adaptive Public Health Workforce  3 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  $215
 1007 Virtual Best Practices for Policy Preparation: Process through the Lens of the APHA Ethics Section  3 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  $215
 1009 Virtual Systems Thinking & Mindsets: Foundations for Strengthening Social Connectedness and Improving Impact of Public Health Collaboratives  3 1 - 3 p.m.  $215
 1010 Virtual Strengthening Social Connectedness: Leveraging Healthy People 2030 Resources  3 1 - 4:30 p.m.  $215
 1011 Virtual Outbreak Investigations: Getting to the Cause of the Outbreak  3 1 - 4:30 p.m.  $215

Saturday, Oct. 23 and Sunday, Oct. 24 (Two-Day Courses)

LI# In-person or Virtual   Learning Institute Title Credit
Schedule Fee



Virtual Certified in Public Health Exam Review Course  

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.





Introduction to R Statistical Software for Public Health


9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

9 - 11:45 1.m.


Sunday, Oct. 24

LI# Location   Learning Institute Title  Credit Hours  Schedule Fee
 2009  Virtual Communicating the Value of Public Health: Understanding Gaps in Communication and Strategies to Overcome Them 6 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. $275

Courses that take place all day on Sunday will break mid-day for the Opening General Session.

Cancellations incur a fee of $75 and will be deducted for each Learning Institute and $20 for each CE cancellation.

Note: APHA has the right to cancel any LI due to low enrollment. In case of a cancellation, registrants will be notified immediately and given the opportunity to chose an alternate LI or to be fully refunded.

Please contact Mighty Fine if you have any questions regarding Learning Institutes.