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Short course

Designing Economic Evaluation Alongside Clinical Studies

Overview

A one day course run by the Health Economics Unit within the Centre for Health Policy providing an overview of economic evaluation alongside randomised controlled trials and other studies, with a particular focus on the design and practical aspects.

Who is this course designed for?

Researchers undertaking trials, investigators, managers, and others involved in clinical trials.

Pre-requisites

There are no formal prerequisites, although we recommend that participants have previously attended our Introduction to Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health course.

Course dates

The course will be held at Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton.

Registration is at 8:45am for a 9:00am start with the formal program finishing at 4:30pm but the presenters will make themselves available until 5pm to talk with the participants about their particular projects

The next course will be held in 2019.

Course outline

This one day course will provide an overview of cost effectiveness analysis and examples of economic evaluations that have been conducted of trials.  Practical information on methods for prospectively collecting costs and outcomes data through administrative data linkage and patient surveys will be provided.  It will also explain the techniques used to analyse economic data and illustrate this through examples.  Issues covered in this course include:

  • Economic evaluation alongside trials
  • Analysing health economic data
  • Methods to assess quality of life and input of clinical outcomes in cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Extrapolation, modelling and capturing uncertainty
  • Collecting relevant cost data
  • Economic evaluation reporting standards

Download material from the previous edition

Application procedure

Applications for courses can be filled out online via eCart.

Applications close the day before the course date.

For participants registering close to the course date, please be informed that we may not be able to cater to extra requests or specific dietary requirements. We are also unable to guarantee the availability of complete participant materials for the course (name tags, completion certificates). Where completion certificates are not available these will be mailed out to you after the course.

Further Enquiries:

E: health-economics@unimelb.edu.au
Ph: +61 3 8344 9111

Payment is via the University’s eCart

Course Information

Key dates

2019

Location

Graduate House,

220 Leicester Street,

Carlton,

The University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

There are no formal prerequisites, although we recommend that participants have previously attended our Introduction to Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health course.