HTA Course Schedule

Session 1, June 12 2017, Monday

 

9-9:15

Introduction to the course

Nandini

9:15-10:30

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

Jay

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Planning an HTA

12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

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

Nandini

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:45

Practical session: Comparing perspectives of different HTA bodies

 

Session 2, June 13 2017, Tuesday

 

9-10:30

Lecture:  Evidence from RCTs and meta-analyses

Nandini

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Critiquing a published meta-analysis within an HTA.

12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

Lecture: Comparative effectiveness: Going beyond RCTs

Jay

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:45

Lecture and Practical session: The role of field evaluations in HTA

Laurie

 

Session 3, June 14 2017, Wednesday

 

9-10:30

Lecture:  Introduction to Economic Analysis in HTA

Nandini

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Carrying out simple economic analyses using Excel software

12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

Lecture:  RAMQ Drug Approval process

Jay

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:45

Lecture and practical session: A case study examining real-life utilization of abiraterone for prostate cancer

Alice

 

Session 4, June 15 2017, Thursday

 

9-10:30

Lecture: Writing an HTA report

Nandini

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Practical session: Applying GRADE guidelines to summarize the quality of evidence

 

Group Presentations, June 16 2017, Friday

 

9-10:30

Student Presentations

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Student Presentations