Pharmacoeconomics 2- day short course at the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation, Bangor University

12-13 APRIL 2018

Background

The allocation of finite and scarce resources to fund medicines by the NHS requires decisions to be made that are supported by robust evidence.  This course offers a comprehensive overview of pharmaceconomic evaluation and health technology assessment methods for those working within the NHS or with an interest about how these decisions are made.

 

Who is this course for?

Pharmacists, clinicians, allied health professional, postgraduate students and others with an interest in pharmacoeconomics and who wish to learn about the methods and application of health technology assessment. No prior knowledge of economics is required.

 

We will cover:

  • Medicines and the NHS (including cancer medicines)
  • Introduction to Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  • Patient Outcomes
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Trial-based economic evaluation
  • Resource use and costs
  • Health economic modelling
  • Critical appraisal

Course director: Professor Dyfrig Hughes, supported by visiting speakers.

Price: £750 (Includes meals and accomodation in the Management Centre, Bangor)

Further details: http://cheme.bangor.ac.uk/events/pharmacoeconomics-short-course-34917

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