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Undergraduate courses

Pharmacoeconomics

The Center teaches the Pharmacoeconomics course to fourth-year pharmacy students from the spring semester of 2021. The lectures are given in Hungarian and English languages as well.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Practice-oriented teaching of basic health- and pharmacoeconomic knowledge for pharmacy students to enable them interpreting and determining the cost-effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, and understanding the principles of pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement.

COURSE OUTLINE

Farmakoökonómia/Pharmacoeconomics

Class

Topic

Lecturer

Week 1

90 min

Health care market and market failures, Elements of health care systems, Financing health care

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=113114

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/319053/mod_resource/content/3/1%20HC%20market%20system%20financing.pdf

Zoltán Kaló

Week 3

90 min

Pharmacoeconomics, Health Technology Assessment, Classification of economic evaluations

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=117441

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/328041/mod_resource/content/1/2%20PE%20HTA%20EE.pdf

Zoltán Kaló

Week 5

90 min

Steps of health economic evaluation I – Evidence synthesis, health outcome measurement (quality of life, utility, quality-adjusted life years)

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/303271/mod_resource/content/1/EQ-5D_valuation.pdf

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/333465/mod_resource/content/1/3_Health_outcome_measurement.pdf

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/333467/mod_resource/content/1/3_Evidence_Synthesis_ENG.pdf

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=121354

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=121355

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=122681

 

Zsuzsanna Petykó, András Inotai

Week 7

90 min

Steps of health economic evaluation II – Measuring costs, decision rule (threshold, multicriteria decision analysis)

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/339291/mod_resource/content/1/4_Costs_decision_rule_SE_21_03_2021.pdf

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=124685

Balázs Nagy

Week 9

90 min

Health economic modeling (classification, applicability)

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/343024/mod_resource/content/2/5_HE_modelling_SE.pdf

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=127883

Balázs Nagy

Week 11

90 min

Pricing of original and generic medicines

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=132355

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/348513/mod_resource/content/1/6_Pricing%20of%20original%20and%20generic%20medicines_04_26.pdf

András Inotai

Week 13

90 min

Pharmaceutical reimbursement system and cost control techniques

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/pluginfile.php/352925/mod_resource/content/1/7_Pharmaceutical_reimbursement_cost_containment.pdf

https://itc.semmelweis.hu/moodle/mod/kalvidpres/view.php?id=135110

 

 

András Inotai

Evaluation

Week 14

Test type exam

 

 

EVALUATION/PERFORMANCE CONTROL

Knowledge testing during the semester:
NA

Requirements of the signature:

Live or online attendance of the class.  1 absence is permitted without justification

Type of performance control:

Practical course mark

Form of performance control in the examination period (written, oral, written and oral):

classroom exam of the entire semester curricula at week 14, opportunity for correction: week 1 of exam period)

 

READING MATERIAL

List of teaching materials: (List of textbooks, hand-outs, scripts, etc.) 
slide decks, compulsory and recommended reading materials listed at the end of slide decks

Additional recommended reading:

  • Drummond: Methods for the Economic evaluation of the health care programmes. Oxford University Press 2005

 

Full course description can be downloaded: Pharmacoeconomics_full description