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2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.
2 class hrs

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

Credits: 2