Health Economics Short Courses

Events Overview

Run by the Health Economics Unit, Centre for Health Policy Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health

A one-day short course aiming to provide participants an understanding of how economic analysis can be used to evaluate health programs and aid decision making. Participants will be provided an introduction to the application of economic evaluation methods in health. No previous knowledge is required. The course will consist of short lectures, case studies and practical exercises and is designed for policy makers, clinicians, researchers, managers and others working in the health sector.

  •  Date: 27 March 2017
  •  Cost: $450 – University/Public sector (Early birdfee*) $600 – Private sector (Early bird fee*)
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Designing Economic Evaluation Alongside Clinical Studies

 A one-day course providing an overview of economic evaluation alongside randomised controlled trials and other studies, with a particular focus on the design and practical aspects. A combination of lectures and practical exercises will be used and the program will end with a workshop of selected case studies. The course is designed for researchers undertaking trials, investigators, managers and other involved in clinicalstudies.

  •  Date: 28 March 2017
  •  Cost: $450 – University/Public sector (Early bird fee*) $600 – Private sector (Early bird fee*)
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Practical methods for Health Economic Evaluation

A three-day intensive computer based course in methods for health economic evaluation. The course covers study design principles, techniques for analysing costs and outcomes and an introduction to decision models. Each module is re-enforced by exercises in Excel, TreeAge Pro and STATA. Participants should be familiar with basic statistics and Microsoft Excel. It is designed for those engaged in undertaking cost-effectiveness analysis and resource allocation decision-making.

  •  Date: 29-31 March 2017
  •  Cost: $1,850 – University/Public sector (Early bird fee*) $2,850 – Private sector (Early bird fee*)
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A copy of the course flyer can be downloaded: here

* Early bird registration closes one month prior to course date