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Foundations of Health Technology Assessment

Improve the efficient and cost-effective use of health care technologies and services at all levels of the health system.
This unit introduces all aspects of the assessment, monitoring and re-assessment of health technologies and services, and the processes and techniques used to support public funding decisions (investment or disinvestment) in Australia.

Course overview

Students will work through key concepts in health technology assessment as well as the key institutions and processes for regulating and managing the use of health technologies in Australia. Students will work through real world examples as case studies.

Important: This short course is a variant of the unit of study, Foundations Health Technology Assessment (HPOL5014). It enables you to complete the unit without formal university enrolment. You will receive a certificate of completion, however, you will not receive credit points towards a University of Sydney degree.

To receive credit points and an academic transcript, please see the Medicine Postgraduate Non Award.

Key information
Course fees

$1,500 (incl. GST)

10% discount for 5 or more participants from the same organisation

Course structure

This course is taught as 2 x 1 full day intensives (delivered on campus or online), supplemented by online materials

Lead Unit Coordinator Sarah Norris
Course dates

Mon September 6th

Mon November 10th

Applications close Applications closed for 2021

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Sydney School of Public Health

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