Health Technology Assessment

This module is suitable for professionals working in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry, health consulting companies or government bodies needing a better understanding of the methodology.

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On completion of this module learners will be able to:
1. Understand the role that HTA has in the decision-making process to fund new medical programs, new drugs or medical devices.
2. Identify the different types of Health Economic Evaluations
3. Identify the different models used ( we won't cover the models in depth)
4. Understand the sources used to prepare a health technology assessment
5. Critically appraise a health economic evaluation paper and an HTA report.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

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