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Advanced Health Economic Evaluation - PUBH5307

Year - 2018

The aims of this unit are to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, application and analytical techniques of more advanced methods of health economic evaluation and with practical working knowledge of how to conduct economic evaluations using stochastic and deterministic data. This unit will focus on students developing the hands-on skills of conducting economic evaluations, included detailed practical instruction in the use of decision analytic software such as TreeAge and Excel. The format will be in face to face workshops with lectures followed by computer based exercises directly relating to the lectures. The broad topic areas covered are: 1) analysis of health outcomes including survival and quality of life measures 2) analysis of costs 3) economic modeling, including conduct of sensitivity analyses (one way, multi-way and probabilistic sensitivity analysis) and 4) presenting and interpreting results of cost effectiveness analyses.

Classes
1 x 2day compulsory workshop

Assessment
1x written assignment (100%)

Pre-requisites

PUBH5018 and (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)

Co-requisites

PUBH5205 and PUBH5302

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive October

24 Sep 2018

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Oct 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Kirsten Howard
HECS Band: 2
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