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Practical methods for health economic evaluation

A three-day intensive computer based course in methods for health economic
evaluation. The course covers study design principles, techniques for
analysing costs and outcomes and an introduction to decision models. Each
module is reinforced by exercises in Excel, TreeAge Pro and STATA.
Participants should be familiar with basic statistics and Microsoft Excel. It
is designed for those engaged in undertaking cost-effectiveness analysis and
resource allocation decision-making.

Wednesday 18 - Friday 20 October. More
information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/be3a Enquiries:
health-economics@unimelb.edu.au

 

Evaluating public health interventions

This one-day workshop is designed for public sector policy makers and
researchers with an interest in learning about evaluation in public and
population health programs focused on preventive interventions. It includes an
overview of cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis in public sector
interventions. Participants gain an understanding of epidemiological and
economics methods used to demonstrate how benefits and costs are quantified.

Details: Tuesday 17 October at Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton.
Registrations from 8.45am and the program finished at 4.30pm. Presenters are
available until 5.00pm to discuss their projects.

More information and
registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/pz66 Enquiries:
health-economics@unimelb.edu.au

 

Introduction to cost-effectiveness analysis in health

This one-day, introductory course explains how economic analysis is used to
evaluate health programs and improve decision making. The course includes
short lectures, case studies and practical exercises and is designed for
policy makers, clinicians, researchers, managers and other health sector
workers.

Details: Monday 16 October, Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street,
Carlton from 9.00am - 4.30pm, with presenters available until 5.00pm.

More
information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/eyx6 Enquiries:
health-economics@unimelb.edu.au

 

Upcoming RMH Library sessions: endnote, excel

Thursday 13 July

EndNote

9:00am – 2:00pm, Library Computer Lab, Ground Floor, RMH

An introduction to basic email functionality, calendar features, address book, personal folders, email signatures and more. Fees apply. Enquiries to Elizabeth Deans 9342 8613 or email elizabeth.deans@mh.org.au

Wednesday 19 July

Intermediate Excel

1:00pm – 4:00pm, Library Computer Lab, Ground Floor, RMH

Cover cells styles, conditional formatting, creating a database, grouping, formulas, complex equations applying the BEDMAS rule, charts, relative and absolute referencing and more. Participants must have attended an Introduction to Excel workshop or have equivalent skills. Fees apply. Enquiries to Elizabeth Deans 9342 8613 or email elizabeth.deans@mh.org.au

Tuesday 25 July

Excel Dashboards

9:00am – 4:00pm, Library Computer Lab, Ground Floor, RMH

An introduction to the principles of data analysis and good dashboard design to synthesise and summarise information into a logical framework, and to present data graphically, using existing Excel tools to analyse data & build reports. Participants must be competent spreadsheet users. The workshop is designed for users who use Excel on a regular basis, and are comfortable with using its tools and functions. Fees apply. Enquiries to Elizabeth Deans 9342 8613 or email elizabeth.deans@mh.org.au 

Wednesday 26 July

Using Power Pivot and Power Pivot Table

9:00am – 12:00 noon, Library Computer Lab, RMH

Developed for people wanting to use the more complex functionality of Pivot Tables within Excel, including the PowerPivot add-in which allows you to analyse multiple files. Participants will need to be familiar with all topics covered in Intermediate and Advanced Excel. Fees apply. Enquiries to Elizabeth Deans 9342 8613 or email elizabeth.deans@mh.org.au

Wednesday 26 July

Excel Formulas

1:00pm – 4:30pm, Library Computer Lab, Ground Floor, RMH

Cover the BEDMAS rule, the difference between AVERAGE & AVERAGEA, the difference between COUNT & COUNTA & using COUNTBLANK, date/time formulas, rounding formulas and more. Participants will need to be familiar with all topics covered in Intermediate Excel. Fees apply. Enquiries to Elizabeth Deans 9342 8613 or email elizabeth.deans@mh.org.au  

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