Economic Evaluation in Healthcare - PHCM9440

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Course Outline: See Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will provide students with an introduction to economic evaluation in healthcare, including its use as a tool to assist with government decision making. The course will focus on the concepts and the methods involved in cost-effectiveness/utility analysis. It will facilitate the development of skills required to critically appraise economic evaluations and illustrate how to apply the concepts involved to assess health interventions.

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