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ISPOR Meetings & Conferences


Short Courses

Pharmacoeconomics & Beyond - (AM Session)
IBM compatible computer with Windows 95 is recommended
Economic analyses and calculations including design of pharmacoeconomic studies will be presented. This course is designed for individuals with no prior experience with pharmacoeconomics.

Advanced Pharmacoeconomics - (PM Session)
Evaluations of pharmacoeconomic studies, sample size calculations, statistical testing will be presented. This course is designed for individuals with a some experience with pharmacoeconomics

Decision Analytic Modeling - Introduction (AM Session)
IBM compatible computer with Windows 95 is required
Computer-assisted decision analytic modeling including design of decision trees and sensitivity analysis will be presented. This course is designed for individuals with no prior experience with decision analytic modeling.

Decision Analytic Modeling - Advanced - (AM & PM Session)
IBM compatible computer with Windows 95 is required
Computer-assisted decision analytic modeling including design of design trees, sensitivity analysis, Markov, Bayesian, and run-time models will be presented. This course is designed for individuals with prior experience with decision analytic modeling.

Meta-analysis and Other Statistical Methods: Theory - (AM Session)
Analytical methods for assessing the quality of evidence for health care interventions will be discussed. This course is designed for individuals with no prior experience with meta-analysis.

Meta-analysis and Other Statistical Methods: Applications - (PM Session)
Analytical methods for assessing the quality of evidence for health care interventions including applications of meta-analysis in pharmacoeconomic studies and health care decision-making will be discussed will be discussed. This course is designed for individuals with prior experience with meta-analysis.

Quality-of Life Instruments & Outcomes Measures - (AM Session)
Health outcomes measurement instruments: conceptual and measurement models, reliability, validity, responsiveness, interpretability, respondent and administrative burden, alternate forms and cultural and language adaptation will be discussed.

Bayesian Analysis for Decision for Decision Making in Health Care - (AM Session)
IBM compatible computer with Windows 95 is recommended
Bayes theorem, clinical significance of true and false positive rates, odds ratio forms and relevance to health care decision making will be discussed.


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