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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:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Thu 06/20/2019 - Fri 06/21/2019
Class Times:
  • Th F,  8:30am - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Pamela Davis
Course Instructor :
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only
Resources:
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:

40% Class participation and 60% quizzes at the end of each class module.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This course follows the online course Exercises in Cost-Effectiveness. This course will be offered for 2 days in the HPM Summer Institute. Students are required to complete readings prior to the start of the course. The final assignments will be due no later than August 2, 2019.