The School of Public Health, University of Adelaide is offering a 12 week online course in Health Economic Evaluation & Decision Making.
The course comprises six modules covering the following topics:
Module 1: Key concepts; introduction to quality-adjusted life years; opportunity costs and the cost-effectiveness threshold.
Module 2: Economic evaluation alongside clinical studies; decision trees for economic evaluation.
Module 3: Extrapolating costs and outcomes; state transition models; defining model structures; introduction to model implementation.
Module 4: Estimating input parameter values (transition probabilities; treatment effects; costs; and utility values).
Module 5: Uncertainty analysis (bootstrapping; probability distributions; interpretation).
Module 6: Model performance evaluation (alternative forms of validation, with focus on model calibration).
Each module comprises five on-demand lectures recorded in Storyline, a workbook guided Excel-based practical (with an on-demand solutions video) and a live Zoom-based online clarification session (which is also recorded and available on-demand).