Economic evaluation in health. Economic evaluation studies: cost-minimization analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, and cost-benefit analysis. Economic modeling. Quality of care. Primary care management. Clinical management strategies in consultation. Evidence in management.
Competencies and learning outcomes
- Ability to work on a team with initiative and entrepreneurial spirit.
- Ability to respond to complex situations.
- Capability to inform, educate, supervise, and maintain effective communication with patients, family members, and social groups having communication difficulties.
- Ability to accept responsibility for one's own learning development.
- Capability to lead in the program's specialization area with advanced knowledge.
Objectives (Learning outcomes)
- Analyzing methods of improving the quality of care and economic evaluation
- Know the bases of the Pharmaeconomy in Primary Care.
- Analyze and interpret data from a research within the framework of disciplinary knowledge that research occurs.
- Show skills for writing research reports, according to the criteria of writing and publishing of the scientific community in the field of Primary Care.
- Show a critical attitude in the process of health care that allows to identify areas of uncertainty, susceptible to development questions or hypothesis for the initiation of a research project in response to this uncertainty.
Methodology and grading
- Cooperative learning: Develop active learning through cooperative working strategies among students and promote shared responsibility to reach group goals.
- Learning agreement: Develop active learning through an agreement between the teacher and the student containing commitments for what will be learned, how monitoring will take place for that learning, the set period of time, and the evaluation criteria.
- Project-based learning: Realization of a project to solve a problem, applying acquired learning and promoting abilities related to planning, design, performing activities, and reaching conclusions.
- To assess the subject will take into account the participation in the following activities:
Test exam: A questionnaire of between 25 and 50 questions that must be answered a certain day, throughout the day with a 100% of mark.