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Seminar in Modelling in Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Health Programmes (blended learning)

Program curriculum and final degree

Program Curriculum

Seminar in Modelling Techniques in Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Technologies. Blended learning version

Online Part: 04/09/2016 – 15/11/2016Face-to-Face Part: 27/09/2016 – 1/10/2016 in Barcelona

Planned Programme*

TUESDAY, 27th SEPTEMBER

  • 16 -16.30 Welcome and presentation of the MESOL Seminar Jaume Puig-Junoy
  • 16.30 - 18 Session 1: Introduction to the modelling techniques in economic evaluation courses. Ana Tur Prats
  • 18 – 18.30 Break
  • 18.30 - 19.30 Session 2: Assessment and use of information sources in the preparation of economic models and secondary research in economic evaluation. José Manuel Rodríguez Barrios
  • 19.30 - 20 Presentation of the distance learning project to be prepared by the participants José Manuel Rodríguez and Natàlia Pascual

WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER

  • 9.30 - 11.30 Session 3: Model preparation phases: from analysis of the problem to the structure of the model. Case study on approaching and organising the project to develop a model. José Manuel Rodríguez
  • 11.30 - 12 Coffee Break
  • 12 - 14 Session 4: Types of models, degrees and justification of their use and assessment of quality. Guidelines for assessment of the quality of a model. Case study. José Manuel Rodríguez
  • 14 - 15.30 Lunch
  • 15.30 - 17.30 Session 5: Model preparation phases: from analysis of the problem to the structure of the model. Practical exercises for a cardiovascular, oncological and degenerative pathology. Group work.José Manuel Rodríguez and Carlos Crespo
  • 17.30 - 18 Coffee Break
  • 18 - 19.30 Session 6: Case study 1. Preparation of a simple deterministic model. Case study 2. Preparation of a simple Markov model. Carlos Crespo

THURSDAY 29th SEPTEMBER

  • 09.30 - 11.30 Session 7: Markov Models (I): Definition, characteristics and criteria for use of Markov models. Overview of Markov models. Case study 3: Preparation of a Markov model with two alternatives for action. José Manuel Rodríguez and Carlos Crespo
  • 11.30 - 12 Coffee Break
  • 12 - 14 Session 8: Markov Models (II): Advanced concepts of Markov models. Case study 4: Calculation of parameters and time dependent transition probability matrix. Carlos Crespo and José Manuel Rodríguez
  • 14 - 15.30 Lunch
  • 15.30 - 17.30 Session 9: Other economic evaluation tools: Budget impact analysis. Justification, recommendations for its preparation and presentation of a case study. Carlos Crespo and José Manuel Rodríguez
  • 17.30 - 18 Coffee Break
  • 18 - 19 Session 10.- Handling uncertainty in evaluation models: The use of probabilistic techniques. Characterization of distributions and Monte Carlo Simulation. José Manuel Rodríguez
  • 19 -19.45: Session 11: Case study 5: Adaptation of probabilistic parameters in the case study. Implementation of a probabilistic simulation. Carlos Crespo

FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER

  • 09.30 - 10.30 Session 12: Case study 5: Continued Carlos Crespo
  • 10.30 - 11.30 Session 13: Presentation of results in probabilistic models. Obtaining ICER and calculation of CEAC. Interpretation of the results of a probabilistic model. José Manuel Rodríguez
  • 11.30 - 12 Coffee Break
  • 12 - 14 Session 14: Case study 6: Presentation of results in Excel. Obtaining ICER, Net Health Benefit, confidence ellipses and Acceptability Curves for a probabilistic model. Case study 7: Use of bootstrapping techniques in Excel. José Manuel Rodríguez and Carlos Crespo
  • 14 - 15.30 Lunch
  • 15.30 - 17 Session 15: Micro simulation model with patient data in Excel. Published Case of Study. Javier Parrondo
  • 17 - 17.30 Coffee Break
  • 17.30 - 19 Session 16: Completion and corection of tutored practical cases.
  • 19 - 19.45 Session 17: Case study 8: Calculation of the Expected Value of Perfect Information in Excel. Carlos Crespo
  • 21 Course dinner

SATURDAY 1ST OCTOBER

  • 10 - 11.30 Session 18: Exercise review. Javier Mar
  • 11.30 - 12 Coffee Break
  • 12 - 13 Session 19: Economic evaluation of health programs, features and case of study. Marta Trapero Bertrán
  • 13 - 14 Session 20: Practical statistical tools for preparing advanced Markov models Carlos Crespo
  • 14 - 14.15 Closing session José Manuel Rodríguez and Natàlia Pascual.

*The programme may be subject to change.

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