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Spring 2015

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HOPR 810 Fundamentals of Health Care Systems and Policy Dr. Franklin and Dr. Betts
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the origin and functions of major themes in U.S. health care policy and health care delivery systems. Major topics include the assessment of population health, models of health care delivery, the current U.S. health care delivery and finance systems, and access and quality of care issues. The course will use a mix of Internet-based self-learning and classroom-based discussion groups.
HOPR 816 Applied Pharmacoeconomics I Song Hee Hong
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This is the second in a two-course sequence and must be taken in sequence. These two coupled courses are an advanced study in economic principles and outcomes measures as applied to pharmacy and health care. The objective is to expand the student's appreciation of the nature of applied economic evaluation and its relevance to health care decision-making and policy formulation through didactic lectures and case study analysis. Emphasis will be on the application of methodological principles of economic evaluation and appraisal of current concepts and research in pharmacoeconomics. The student will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a group pharmacoeconomic project, which focuses on the evaluation of a defined economic problem in health care. Prerequisite(s): HOPR 825 Strategies for Health Policy Formulation and Planning , HOPR 877 Health Care Economics , HOPR 878 Advanced Health Economics , BIOE 812 Fundamentals of Epidemiology , BIOE 821 Biostatistics for the Health Sciences II
HOPR 827 Applied Pharmacoeconomics II Lawrence Brown
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
This is the second in a two-course sequence and must be taken in sequence. These two coupled courses are an advanced study in economic principles and outcomes measures as applied to pharmacy and health care. The objective is to expand the student's appreciation of the nature of applied economic evaluation and its relevance to health care decision-making and policy formulation through didactic lectures and case study analysis. Emphasis will be on the application of methodological principles of economic evaluation and appraisal of current concepts and research in pharmacoeconomics. The student will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a group pharmacoeconomic project, which focuses on the evaluation of a defined economic problem in health care. Prerequisite(s): HOPR 825 Strategies for Health Policy Formulation and Planning , HOPR 877 Health Care Economics , HOPR 878 Advanced Health Economics , BIOE 812 Fundamentals of Epidemiology , BIOE 821 Biostatistics for the Health Sciences II
HOPR 840 Special Topics (Section 001 Pharmacoeconomics) Lawrence Brown
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest.
HOPR 850 Leadership Effectiveness in Health Care Dick Gourley
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This course focuses on identifying leadership traits; attributes of leaders; differences between leadership and management; identifying each student's leadership style; small-group dynamics; and examining the literature of leadership. The course meets weekly for 2 hours in a seminar discussion. Students will evaluate leadership case studies in health care, as well as the current literature of leadership. Self-assessment tools will be used to identify leadership preferences. Students will review and discuss empirically based studies from the leadership literature during each session. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
HOPR 878 Advanced Health Economics Shelley White-Means
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
Microeconomics tools are applied to the study of key health care policy issues. Behavior and performance of the major health care institutions, hospitals, physicians, nursing homes, and the pharmaceutical industry are examined. Economic impacts and implications of key issues in health care are scrutinized. A working knowledge of basic microeconomics tools is required.
HOPR 879 Pharmacoeconomics I Song Hee Hong
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
This course is designed to provide students with the basic concepts and language of pharmacoeconomics. The course is divided into three sections. The first, Concepts of Pharmacoeconomics, introduces the principles, techniques, and methods of economic and humanistic outcomes assessment. The second, Assessment of Economic Outcomes, details the methodology of pharmacoeconomics. Specifically, it covers economic outcome evaluation techniques, with pertinent examples and problem exercises. Third, Assessment of Humanistic Outcomes, covers the methodologies for patient-based assessment, such as quality of life and patient satisfaction.
HOPR 919 Seminar Song Hee Hong
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : Wednesday    Time : 11 - noon    Place : TBA
Credit: 1
Topics of current interest in the field are selected and reviewed by the students for their peers and faculty. Presentations followed by general informal discussion. In certain circumstances, reports of current research may be made by students and faculty.
HOPR 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Lawrence Brown
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's Research Advisor in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Fall and Spring Semesters.

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Fall 2014

HOPR 801 Research in Health Outcomes and Policy Research Shelley White-Means
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
This course emphasizes the development and conduct of health science administration research. The course is required in conjunction with or prior to thesis/dissertation work. The goal is to assist students in acquiring a breadth of knowledge of theory, concepts, principles, processes, and skills necessary for the health science research endeavor. Students will use and build upon knowledge gained in prerequisite courses as they learn to carry out each step of the research process. The course will be taught in small group discussions using information available in the literature and research-based analysis. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
HOPR 829 Data Analysis Methods in Health Outcomes and Policy Research Junling Wang
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
This course will help students lay a solid foundation in their understanding of basic data analysis methods, develop basic quantitative analytical skills, understand the application of basic data analysis methods, and develop a healthy skepticism toward the use of statistical techniques in research studies. Prerequisite(s):
HOPR 840 Special Topics (Section 002 Health Policy) Lawrence Brown
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest.
HOPR 840 Special Topics (Section 005 Research Methods) Lawrence Brown
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest.
HOPR 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Lawrence Brown
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's Research Advisor in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Fall and Spring Semesters.
HOPR 919 Seminar Song Hee Hong
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Johnson 216 Credit: 1
Topics of current interest in the field are selected and reviewed by the students for their peers and faculty. Presentations followed by general informal discussion. In certain circumstances, reports of current research may be made by students and faculty.

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