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221.685.01
Modeling and Simulation for Health Workforce Analysis

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
2nd term
Department:
International Health
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2020 - 2021
Instruction Method:
TBD
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  8:30 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Undergrads Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Timothy Roberton
Resources:
Description:

Health workforce policies and programs have wide-reaching implications for health around the world. Learn how to simulate different health workforce scenarios and estimate the impact of HRH strategies on population health outcomes.

Introduces modeling tools and statistical techniques to simulate health workforce scenarios. Equips students to analyze the impact of health workforce policies and programs on population health. Focuses on the production, training, distribution, and retention of health workers for primary care in low- and middle-income countries.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify modeling tools and statistical techniques to simulate health workforce scenarios
  2. Analyze the impact of health workforce policies and programs on population health
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 30% Group Work
  • 70% Final Paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Taught virtually via zoom