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221.685.11
Modeling and Simulation for Health Workforce Analysis

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
International Health
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Dates:
Mon 06/14/2021 - Thu 06/17/2021
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th,  8:00 - 10:50am
Auditors 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