Health Economics: A module on the Edinburgh Critical Care Research Methods Continual Professional Development (CPD) course, organised by the Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine. This is a two day course consisting of a comprehensive series of lectures and workshops designed for clinicians and researchers who are seeking to improve their understanding of key research methods with a focus on the acute health care setting. The course covers research methodologies required to critically appraise and to conduct clinical research. There is a strong focus on group work and interactive sessions. The course is of particular relevance to clinicians, trainees, AHPs and researchers in critical care, emergency medicine, acute medical specialities and anaesthesia. Peter Hall and Aileen Neilson deliver the Health Economics module.
HealthyR: A CPD training course for researchers and healthcare professionals in using R for the analysis of health data sets. Peter Hall delivers some of the sessions on this course.
Cost-effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment: An annual 5 day course in collaboration with the Universities of Leeds, Auckland and Alberta which is supported by our contemporary textbook. The course is designed to equip individuals, who have a basic understanding of cost effectiveness analysis, with the skills required to build 2 types of decision analytic cost effectiveness models; decision trees and Markov models.
Introduction to Health Economics: A one off tutorial delivered to students on the Cross-disciplinary Fellowships [XDF] Programme 2019-20 Tutorial series. The XDF seminars invite cross-disciplinary academics looking to engage with and learn from academics outside of their field. The Introduction to Health Economics tutorial will provide an overview of the role health economists play in the healthcare system, introduce the audience to the core principles of cost -effectiveness analysis, and highlight opportunities for informatics and epidemiology experts and students. The tutorial will be delivered by Alistair Bullen.