Pharmacoeconomics

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode WMFA040-05
Vaknaam Pharmacoeconomics
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
Rooster rooster.rug.nl Ia

Uitgebreide vaknaam Pharmacoeconomics
Leerdoelen •At the end of the course, the student is able to:
1) read and critically assess a published cost-effectiveness analysis (pharmaco economic study)
2) calculate and interpret a cost-effectiveness ratio and an incremental net benefit.
3) mention several theories underpinning cost-effectiveness analysis and explain their differences
4) design and run a simple pharmaco economic model in excel.
5) understand and apply methods to properly estimate costs for health economic evaluations, as well as understand the
role and use of discount rates and apply these to calculate net present values.
6) reproduce knowledge and understanding regarding the role of pharmacoeconomic assessments in Dutch and
international health care policy.
7) understand and apply methods to properly estimate health benefits in terms of QALYs and LYG.
Omschrijving An introduction to pharmacoeconomics, with a focus on economic evaluation (cost-effectiveness analysis).
The course consists of lectures, guest lectures and practicals. Next to this students will work on an assignment to critically assess a published cost-effectiveness study and practice model-based cost-effectiveness analysis by rebuilding the study model.
Uren per week 40
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Opdracht (ASM), Practisch werk (PRC)
(23 uur hoorcollege (met studentenparticipatie idvv presentaties). 8 uur computerpracticum. Groepsopdracht)
Toetsvorm Presentatie (P), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(Presentation on assignment)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. T.L. Feenstra
Docent(en) dr. P.F.M. Krabbe ,dr. A.D.I. van Asselt
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Applied Methods of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare.2010.
https://www.herc.ox.ac.uk/downloads/applied-methods-of-costeffectiveness-
analysis-in-healthcare 1 2010
Gray, Alastair & Clarke, Philip & Wolstenholme, Jane & Wordsworth, Sarah 9780199227280 ca. €  62,00
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen Capaciteit:
Minimaal 10 studenten
Maximaal 30 studenten
Opgenomen in
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