Outcome Measurement and Valuation for HTA

Organisation: 
University of Glasgow
Subject: 
General HTA
Health economics
Course outline: 

This course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of outcome measurement and valuation for the purposes of Health Technology Assessment. This course will familiarise students with the application of economic theory to the measurement and valuation of outcomes for all types of economic evaluation framework as well as the practical steps involved.

Purpose

Outcomes measurement and valuation aims to provide students with a basic understanding of outcome measurement and valuation methodologies within HTA. The course presents the theory behind outcome measures and introduces practical techniques valuing health, non-health and process outcomes.

Content

measuring health outcomes for economic evaluation, measuring and valuing health related quality of life, preference-based and non-preference based outcomes measures, valuing monetary outcomes in health context.

Structure

Five week online course comprising 5 lectures and accompanying practical exercises. The lectures will be 45min/1hr in duration and exercises associated with lectures will take a notional 2 hours for the participants to complete. Each week the academic lead will be responsible for monitoring and contributing to the discussion board. The exercise solutions will be posted on moodle the following week.

Type of training: 
Five-week online course
Delivery mode: 
Online
Language: 
English
Location: 
Online
Cost: 
Paid
Last updated: 
13/04/2017