Economic Evaluation for Public Health

Description:

Course Overview

 

Course Quality Rating

TBD

Course Description

This course is provided by Michigan Public Health Training Center and will require a secondary login and/or registration.

Evidence-based public health is a decision-making process used to determine the best intervention strategy for a given problem, population and resources. This webcast will describe key components of economic evaluation and illustrate using economic evaluation analysis tools in prioritizing and implementing prevention and treatment strategies. The major types of economic evaluation will be discussed and differences among them will be highlighted. ROI as an economic evaluation outcome in public health will be discussed.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for Public health and community health professionals-nurses, health educators, social workers; students in allied health; anyone interested in economic evaluation and evidence-based public health practices.

Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe key components of economic evaluation in public health.
  2. Identify differences between types of economic evaluations.
  3. Describe Return on Investment (ROI) as an outcome of economic analysis.
  4. Use economic analysis as a tool in prioritizing and implementing prevention and treatment strategies.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

  1. 7B.10 (Tier 2): Uses financial analysis methods in making decisions about policies, programs, and services (e.g. cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, cost-utility analysis, return on investment)

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

None listed

Format

Webcast

Credit /CEU

  • 2.0 CHES Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH)
  • 2.0 Nursing Contact Hours (CNE)
  • 2.0 CPH Recertification Credits

Duration

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Specifications

Mediasite system requirements include a computer with a high speed connection (DSL or higher), speakers or headphones, a supported browser and compatible media player. Mediasite uses either Windows Media Player, Microsoft Silverlight, or Adobe Flash for streaming audio visual presentations depending on your internet browser. For a system compatibility test and a list of supported browsers and media player requirements, see https://support.sonicfoundry.com/Training/ViewingRequirements.

Course Publication Date

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