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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 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.

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

Credits: 2