Mode: Online with Video lectures
Following are the details.
Objective of course
To provide specialised training in the economics and management of health services and pharmaceutical products (Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics).
The programme is aimed especially at these graduates and health sector professionals, and offers an academic training with a high reputation on the market. Participants are not required to have previous knowledge of economics.
Who is it for?
This programme is aimed at professionals in the health sector and the pharmaceutical sector who cannot afford the time to attend an on-site course, or who prefer to work primarily through virtual communication. This program meets the needs and requirements both of experienced professionals and of recent graduates who wish to increase their knowledge of these areas.
The programme is addressed to professionals who, wherever in the world they live, wish to follow a distance course with the characteristics we have outlined above. It is conducted entirely online, and at no time it is necessary to attend face-to-face sessions. Program is conducted entirely in English.
In particular, the programme is designed to complement the training of professionals with management responsibilities and graduates interested in acquiring the necessary skills to take on such responsibilities in:
- Hospitals, clinical laboratories and public and private health centres.
- Public bodies responsible for managing and/or funding pharmaceuticals and health services.
- Private insurance companies.
- Pharmaceutical companies and companies related to the distribution of pharmaceuticals.
- Pharmaceutical and health service management training centres.
- Consultancy and advisory firms related to the health sector, etc.
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will:
- be critical and creative scholars who:
- produce innovative solutions to health economics problems
- apply research skills to health system challenges
- communicate effectively and perceptively
- be responsible and effective global citizens who:
- engage in an internationalised world
- exhibit cross-cultural competence
- demonstrate ethical values
- have a comprehensive understanding of their disciplines of economics and health economics and be able to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities we serve
- have advanced knowledge to graduate certificate level in health economics and be able to:
- demonstrate analytical skills in economics in an examination of the role of economic and social influences on global drug development, research and development, and the structure of the pharmaceutical industry
- Apply techniques of economic evaluation in the evaluation of pharmaceuticals.
- Introduction and Basic Concepts
- Pharmacoeconomic evaluations (Cost analysis and cost outcome analysis)
- Modeling frameworks
- Budget impact analysis
- PRO (patient reported outcome) measures
- Data sources and accounting for uncertainty
- Use of Pharmacoeconomics in Drug Reimbursement in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
- Pharmacoeconomics in Disease Management: Practical Applications and Persistent Challenges
- Computer-Aided Decision Making from Drug Discovery to Pharmacoeconomics
Whole syllabus is divided into six modules. Every module has one assignment based activity (i.e. report preparation) which you have to complete within one month.
After each lecture / PPT or Video lecture, you will have to complete 10 marks multiple choice questions.
After all modules, final examination of 80 marks and 20 marks viva will be there.