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PART I

CODE 84324
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 8711 SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY (LM-87) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/02
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to take up some of the basic concepts of economics to apply them to health systems, where decisions are particularly hard from an economic point of view. Economic analysis in the health field provides additional elements to politicians to choose followint  criteria of efficiency, equity and appropriateness.

At the end of the lessons the students will be able to:

  • describe health systems and compare them with each other
  • read and comment documents, studies and reports produced by the national and international princely institutions
  • perform simple economic evaluations (indicators, production efficiency, allocation of resources) -use the acquired knowledge to independently evaluate specific case studies or situations
  • choose reliable information sources
  • communicate the concepts acquired clearly and in a proper language

TEACHING METHODS

An active frequency is required to take advantage of all participatory educational initiatives that will be implemented. In particular, laboratories will be held with the use of clickers and economic assessments will be carried out on concrete cases in the computer lab using simple applications on xls.

An alternative teaching method and program for non attending students is foreseen which provides online lessons accessible through aulaweb, the e-learning platform of the University

 

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. Methods for the economic analysis of health care systems
  2. Socio-economic conditions and deprivation
  3. Allocative efficiency, cost-benefit analysis, Health Technology Assessment
  4. Production efficiency, analysis of the production costs. Care pathways.
  5. Individual and collective choices (demand vs need, public financing vs. public production
  6. Comparative analysis of health systems

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Material will be distributed and suggested during the lessons

For non-attending students, it is mandatory to check aulaweb regularly in order to utilize all e-learning tools provided by the teacher: on line lessons, slides, papers to read, link to Department Library, discussion forum.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

RENATA DAMERI (President)

ANGELA TESTI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

An active frequency is required to take advantage of all participatory educational initiatives that will be implemented. In particular, laboratories will be held with the use of clickers and economic assessments will be carried out on concrete cases in the computer lab using simple applications on xls.

An alternative teaching method and program for non attending students is foreseen which provides online lessons accessible through aulaweb, the e-learning platform of the University

 

 

LESSONS START

I semestre dal 17 settembre al 7 dicembre 2018
II semestre dal 25 febbraio al 17 maggio 2019

Class schedule

PART I

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
16/01/2019 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
22/01/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
30/01/2019 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
05/02/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
05/06/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
05/06/2019 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
19/06/2019 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
20/06/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
02/07/2019 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
03/07/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2019 10:30 GENOVA Scritto