PUB HLTH 7085 - Applied Health Economic Evaluation Research Project

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2014

Applied Health Economic Evaluation Research Project is designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply the components of health economic evaluation in detail, in the context of an applied evaluation that is completed in full, from specification of the research question to the drafting of a journal manuscript. The course builds on the Health Economic Evaluation and Decision Making (PubHlth 7082), which provides the background and theory to each of the components of a health economic evaluation. Students are provided with relevant materials and instruction relating to the review of background material, the specification of an appropriate model structure, estimation of disease progression and treatment effect parameter values, conduct of a quality of life study, analysis of resource use and cost data, consideration of outcomes other than quality adjusted life years, and the analysis and representation of uncertainty of the finished model. On course completion, students will have practical experience in the conduct of health economic evaluation which will cement the knowledge gained in the existing HEEDM course and provide the basis for conducting independent evaluations in a wide range of employment settings (e.g. government, NGO, industry, academia).

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    Course Details
    Course Code PUB HLTH 7085
    Course Applied Health Economic Evaluation Research Project
    Coordinating Unit Public Health
    Term Semester 2
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 6
    Contact Up to 5 hours per week
    Prerequisites PubHlth 7081, PubHlth 7082, ECON 7001, ECON 7220
    Restrictions Master of Health Economics and Policy
    Course Description Applied Health Economic Evaluation Research Project is designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply the components of health economic evaluation in detail, in the context of an applied evaluation that is completed in full, from specification of the research question to the drafting of a journal manuscript. The course builds on the Health Economic Evaluation and Decision Making (PubHlth 7082), which provides the background and theory to each of the components of a health economic evaluation. Students are provided with relevant materials and instruction relating to the review of background material, the specification of an appropriate model structure, estimation of disease progression and treatment effect parameter values, conduct of a quality of life study, analysis of resource use and cost data, consideration of outcomes other than quality adjusted life years, and the analysis and representation of uncertainty of the finished model. On course completion, students will have practical experience in the conduct of health economic evaluation which will cement the knowledge gained in the existing HEEDM course and provide the basis for conducting independent evaluations in a wide range of employment settings (e.g. government, NGO, industry, academia).
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Professor Jonathan Karnon

    Course Coordinator: Prof Jon Karnon
    Phone: +61 8313 3562
    Email: jonathan.karnon@adelaide.edu.au
    Location: Level 7, 178 North Terrace

    Learning and Teaching Team
    Phone: +61 8313 2128
    Email: postgrad_enq@adelaide.edu.au
    Location: Level 7, 178 North Terrace
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    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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