Health Economics in Health Care and Social Services

5 SP

Hub:  Hälsa och välmående, Högre YH


Learning objectives:
The student
– understands the key concepts of health economics and the basic premises of theoretical thinking in micro and macroeconomic levels
– masters some of the current discourse and trends connected to the health economic and policy in social and health care
– are able to analyze typical resource allocation problems involving social and health care
– has mastered different types of health economic evaluations
– has mastered the basics of cost-effectiveness analysis
– learns how to consider medical and/or ethical issues in financial decision-making

Course contents:
– Introduction of health economics for social and health care professionals
– Basic of health economics theories
– Theoretical basis of health economic evaluation
– Cost Minimization Analysis (CMA)
– Cost-benefit Analysis (CBA)
– Cost-effectiveness Analysis (CEA)

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning: Online studies: Online discussion, learning tasks, independent study
1 (Adequate) - 5 (Excellent)
Tidigare studier: Competencies in management and leadership achieved in BA degree in health care or/and social services.
Lärare: Arshia Amiri
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Registreringsdatum: 26.08.2019 - 09.09.2019
Datum: 16.09.2019 - 13.12.2019