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Compulsory Elective V: Evaluation

Module name (EN): Compulsory Elective V: Evaluation
Degree programme: Health care management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: BAME18-23
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Exam achievement: Term paper

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BAME18-23 Health care management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 6, optional course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BAME18-05 Academic Methodologies and Study Skills I
BAME18-07 Methodologies I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Petra Riemer-Hommel
Prof. Dr. Johannes Gräske
Prof. Dr. Petra Riemer-Hommel
Dr. Sindy Lautenschläger

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Learning outcomes:
Economic Evaluation:
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will understand the significance, possibilities and limits of economic evaluation in the health sector,be able to critically analyze published studies and assess their transferability to their own work situation. They will be familiar with the main techniques of economic evaluation and the NICE framework for evaluating published studies.
Principles of Evaluation:
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will be familiar with central terms, can explain evaluation approaches and critically assess them. They will be able to justify the relevance of evaluation in health care in theory, with regard to needs, as well as the stakeholders involved. Students will have basic knowledge about the evaluation process and be familiar with the procedures of prospective, formative and summative evaluation. In this context, they will have had the opportunity to practice and deepen their existing knowledge of quantitative and qualitative social research. Furthermore, they will be able to critically assess evaluation studies and discuss their applicability in practice from different perspectives.  

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Module content:
Economic Evaluation:
1.        Relevance of economic evaluation in health care
2.        Legal framework
3.        HTA and economic evaluation
4.        The NICE framework
5.        Cost analysis
6.        Cost-effectiveness analysis
7.        Cost-utility analysis
8.        Cost-benefit analysis
9.        Limits of the respective methods
10.        Data: Requirements and problems
11.        Reception and evaluation of studies, practicing decision-making processes with the help of decision trees
Principles of Evaluation:
1. Central terms and concepts
2. Historical and current development of evaluation
3. Evaluation approaches, theoretical foundations and standards
4. Evaluation process/planning and implementing evaluations
5. Prospective evaluation
6. Formative evaluation
7. Summative evaluation
8. Meta-evaluation
9. Critical assessment of evaluation

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Teaching methods/Media:
Print and electronic media, slides, exercises using specialist databases

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Recommended or required reading:
Economic Evaluation:
_        Schöffski O, Glaser P, Graf von der Schulenburg JM (Hg) (2012). Gesundheitsökonomische Evaluationen. Heidelberg: Springer
_        Drummond, M, Sculpher MJ, Claxton K., Stoddart GL, Torrance GW (Ed) (2015). Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford Medical Publications
_        Lauterbach KW, Stock S, Brunner H (Hg) (2013). Gesundheitsökonomie. Lehrbuch für Mediziner und andere Gesundheitsberufe. 3. vollst. überarbeitete Aufl. Bern: Hans Huber
Principles of Evaluation:
_        DeGEval _ Gesellschaft für Evaluation e.V. (2008) (Hg). Standards für Evaluation, 4. unveränderte Aufl. Mainz:10-13
_        Döring N, Bortz J, Poschl S (2014). Forschungsmethoden und Evaluation: In den Sozial- und Humanwissenschaften. 5. Aufl. Berlin: Springer Berlin
_        Fink A (2014). Evaluation fundamentals: Insights into program effectiveness, quality, and value. 3rd ed. Los Angeles, Calif.: SAGE
_        Gollwitzer M, Jäger RS (2014). Evaluation kompakt, 2. Aufl. Weinheim, Basel: Beltz
_        Helmke A (2012). Interne Evaluation: Grundlagen und Verfahren. München: Oldenbourg
_        Kuckartz U, Dresing T, Rädiker S, Stefer C (2008). Qualitative Evaluation: Der Einstieg in die Praxis. 2. akt. Aufl. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften/GWV Fachverlage GmbH Wiesbaden
_        Ovretveit J (2002). Evaluation: gesundheitsbezogener Interventionen. 1. Aufl. Bern: Hans Huber
_        Patton MQ (2015). Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods: Integrating Theory and Practice. 4th ed. Los Angeles, Calif.: SAGE
_        Stockmann R, Meyer W (2014). Evaluation: Eine Einführung. 2. überarb. und akt. Aufl. Opladen, Toronto: Barbara Budrich
_        Stufflebeam DL, Coryn CLS (2014). Evaluation Theory, Models, and Applications. 2nd ed. Research Methods for the Social Sciences. Hoboken: Wiley
Additional literature will be announced in the course.

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