Sep 20, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

PA 565 - Applied Pharmacoeconomics


This is an applied, clinical introduction to economics in patient care and includes economic theory, therapeutic decision making, and current clinical and economic research. The focus of this pharmacoeconomic course will be on evaluating clinical outcomes, selection and monitoring of patient’s drug therapy, and formulary evaluation in healthcare. Various quantitative techniques will be covered, including decision analysis, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis, epidemiological and database considerations, and drug utilization economics, as well as quality-of-life questionnaires and assessment.
 

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: must be enrolled in a degree program or have permission of course coordinator)

Credits: 2