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313.793.11 EXTENDED EXERCISES IN COST EFFECTIVENESS

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
June 11-12, 2012
  • M Tu,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Pamela Davis
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Prerequisite:

313.792

Description:

Provides students with experience in seven short exercises that explore a variety of aspects of cost-effectiveness analysis. Students learn how to link all the steps together to complete a full cost-effectiveness analysis from start to finish. During the two day course, students work in Microsoft Excel to setup a workbook that will allow them to complete a cost-effectiveness analysis, manipulate the results to explore multiple possible assumptions, and have the opportunity to share their work in a format that is easily accessible.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. perform the technical steps necessary to produce a cost-effectiveness analysis using Microsoft Excel that includes a base-case analysis and univariate sensitivity analysis and that can be shared with other users of Microsoft Excel
  2. interpret the results
  3. write up the results in a format that is useful for decision makers, noting the perspective, the assumptions, the results, and the policy implications
Methods of Assessment:

25% Class participation and 75% a cost-effectiveness analysis due within one month after the conclusion of the course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This course follows the online course Exercises in Cost-Effectiveness.