HTA Course Schedule

Session 1, June 6 2015

9-9:15

Introduction to the course

9:15-10:30

Lecture: What is HTA? Why do we need HTA?

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Planning an HTA – Comparison of different types of HTA reports

12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

Lecture:  Who does HTA? What is the role of HTA as a technology evolves?

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:45

Practical session: Perspectives of different HTA bodies

 

Session 2, June 7 2015

9-10:30

Lecture:  Summarizing efficacy from RCTs and meta-analyses

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Critiquing a published meta-analysis within an HTA. Applying GRADE guidelines to summarize evidence and rate its quality

12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

Lecture: Comparative effectiveness and safety: Going beyond RCTs

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:45

Practical session: Critiquing published HTAs

 

Session 3, June 8 2015

9-10:30

Lecture:  Introduction to Economic Analysis in HTA

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Carrying out a simple economic analysis using R software

12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

Lecture:  RAMQ Drug Approval process

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:45

Practical session: Applying the RAMQ approach to case studies

 

Session 4, June 9 2015

9-10:30

Lecture: Translating evidence into recommendations

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Making recommendations

 

Group Presentations, June 10 2015

9-10:30

Student Presentations

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Student Presentations