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Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) measuring & valuing health

November 14 - November 15

This new 2-day short course provides a comprehensive introduction to the collection and use of PRO data, with an emphasis on using PROs to assess value for money in health
care.

Who is this course for?
This short course is suitable for anyone interested in using PROs in clinical trials, observational studies, population health surveys or as part of routine outcomes measurement (ROM) in clinical settings

The course covers the principles and practice of outcomes measurement, methods for analysing PRO data and the use of stated preference methods for preference-weighting PRO data (as required for estimating health related quality of life and QALYs in economic evaluation.)

No prior knowledge is assumed.

Course leader:
Prof Nancy J Devlin
Nancy is an international expert on PROs and health related quality of life. She is co-author of the books ‘Using Patient Reported Outcomes to improve health care ‘ and ‘Economic Analysis in Health Care’ (Wiley) and ‘Guidance on analysing EQ-5D data’ (Springer – forthcoming). She has advised health care organisations in UK, NZ, Sweden and Canada on routine outcomes measurement.

Cost: $1760 (including GST)
To find out more about this course, go to: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/of2r
Note: Places are limited.