FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
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Certificate in Health Economics

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The Certificate in Health Economics consists of assigned readings from health economics textbooks and journals, pre-recorded online lectures and activities, case studies, online assessments, and a final project completed by each student. The first four days will consist of online lectures, supplemented by pre-scheduled live Adobe Connect sessions with the certificate instructor. On the fifth day, participants will congregate in-person at the FIU campus and deliver a presentation of their final project.

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Objectives

  • Apply microeconomic concepts to analyze current trends in healthcare and health insurance markets
  • Use information from cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses to explain managerial and policy decisions
  • Evaluate the efficiency of healthcare markets and healthcare policies
  • Describe the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act on healthcare consumers, providers, insurers, and pharmaceutical companies
  • Compare the costs and benefits of alternative courses of treatment for a disease or condition

Topics

  • Overview of health economics and the healthcare system
  • Supply and demand analysis of healthcare markets
  • The economics of the Affordable Care Act
  • Economic evaluation in healthcare
  • Participant presentations

Course Schedule

  • 5 Saturdays, with 4 online days and one on campus

CEUs

At the end of this program, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Our College is accredited to provide the following Continuing Education Units (CEUs):

  • Certified Health Education Specialists - CHES
  • Certified in Public Health - CPH
  • Dietetics and Nutrition Continuing Professional Education Units - CPEU
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor - LMHC

License professionals can receive the following CEUs after completion of this program:

CHES - 40 | CPH - 40 | CPEU - 40 | LCSW, LMFT, LMHC - 4

  

With support from the Health Foundation South Florida


Faculty Facilitators

  • Timothy Page
    Timothy Page, Ph.D.
    • Title: Associate Professor
    • Office: AHC5 447
    • Phone: 305-348-7804
    • E-mail: tpage@fiu.edu
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  • Alejandro Arrieta
    Alejandro Arrieta, Ph.D.
    • Title: Assistant Professor
    • Office: AHC5 450
    • Phone: 305-348-7525
    • E-mail: alejarri@fiu.edu
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CONTACT US

Office of Continuing & Professional Education
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto Maidique Campus, AHC5 519
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL, 33199
(305) 348-1640