Introduction to Health Technology Assessment
Learn about health technology assessment (HTA) and quality of life (QoL), and how they’re used to decide which treatments to fund in this online course.
Who is the course for?
Introduction to Health Technology Assessment is open to anyone. No prior experience or qualifications are necessary. It may be particularly useful to recent graduates, who are interested in health research, but not sure which next steps to take.
While the Educators themselves aren’t available to facilitate this run, we encourage you to engage with other learners and there are opportunities to do this throughout the course.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe the multidisciplinary nature of Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
Develop an appreciation for the diverse range of skills and knowledge involved at each stage of HTA
Explain the concept of quality of life and understand how it can be measured
Reflect that when working within a fixed health budget tough decisions have to be made
Explore the concept of cost-effectiveness and how that can assist in making tough decisions in HTA