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UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS Faculty of Pharmacy An Outcomes-Based Teaching-Learning Program for Health Care Economics 1st Semester, A.Y.

2013-2014

Course Title: Course Number: Credit Units: Contact Hours:

Health Care Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform HETAR 3 unit lecture 3 lecture hour per week, 18 weeks per semester

Course Placement: 2nd Year B.S. Pharmacy, 1st Semester Pre requisite: Phar Care 1

Course Facilitator: Franelyne P. Casuga, MSc and May T. Magtoto, MSc Course Description: The course deals with the application of concepts and principles of economics in health and medical care, supply and demand , evaluation of health programs and interventions, the health finance and the health sector as well as taxation and agrarian reform. Students are expected to engage in economic research related to pharmaceutical health care.

Approved by:

Prof. Priscilla M. Torres, Ph.D. Dean May 15, 2013

Date of Approval:

INSTITUTIONAL INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME (GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES) Academic Excellence Show expertise in the competencies necessary to the practice of profession Leadership and Teamwork Demonstrate capacity for leadership and teamwork including the ability to motivate others, to be responsible and reliable Critical Thinking, Research and Problem Solving Skills Initiate innovative ideas and methods through research responsive to the changing needs of the society Productivity and Accountability Develop new knowledge and understanding that will contribute to nation-building and sustainable development through the processes of inquiry, research and innovation Social and Ethical Responsibility Uphold Catholic values and moral principles reflective of a competent, committed and compassionate Thomasian in the formation of humanely progressive and healthy society Communication and Relational Skills Develop effective communication competencies through interpersonal skills and utilize information technology responsibly as an effective tool in exploring and expressing ideas.

PROGRAM INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME Demonstrate creative application of concepts and methods of pharmacy practice geared towards the advancement of various fields of Pharmacy. Assume leadership roles as appropriate to the work profession and society effectively and harmoniously as members of healthcare teams Demonstrate critical application of principles, theories and processes in pharmacy using logical and systematic methods to provide practical solutions to real-life professional situations. Generate insights and new knowledge in pharmacy that will contribute to nation-building and sustainable development through drug designs and development for the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation and treatment of diseases of man and animals. Exhibit Catholic values and moral principles reflective of the Thomasian identity as health care professionals in the formation of humanely progressive and healthy society.

COURSE INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME 1. Apply the principles of health economics in the practice of pharmacy. 2. Create and design pharmaceutical health care programs that will initiate leadership and teamwork. 3. Produce outcome-based health economics research projects to identify and solve problems related to pharmacy. 4. Evaluate different health care programs and projects to predict health outcomes beneficial in the diagnosis, mitigation and treatment of diseases of man and animals. 5. Evaluate issues relating to health care adhering to legal and ethical standards pharmacy practice

Apply effective communication competencies through interpersonal skills and utilize information technology responsibly as an effective tool in exploring and expressing ideas individually and collaboratively, and in maintaining therapeutic relationships by providing drug and health related information.

6. Demonstrate communication skills and competencies by presenting their ideas through a project proposal in health care research.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Content

Teaching-Learning Activities

Assessment Tasks

Unit I. The Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care


1. Introduction to Economics and Health

Demonstrate the usefulness of economics in understanding identified medical care issues (CILO 2)

1.1 Economics and Health 1.2 Determinants of Health 1.3 Health Economics in the Philippine setting 1.4 Application of Economics to the Health Care System
2. Supply and Demand

Gapped Lecture Problem Solving Learning

Documented Problem Solution Pros and Cons Grid

Recognize various factors that influence the demand and supply for health and health care. (CILO 1)

2.1 Supply and Demand and Health 2.2 The Demand Schedule 2.3 The Supply Schedule 2.4The Supply and Demand Interactions 2.5Health Sector

Lecture Forum Work Along Activities

Minute Paper

Unit II. Health Finance Assess the quality of services offered by the different health insurance.
1. HMO 2. The National Health Insurance Field Study Panel Forum Journals Critique paper

Unit III. Economic Evaluation of Health Programs and Generate avenues to present Interventions health economics research studies 1. Costs and Outcomes in national or international fora. 2. Economic Evaluation of Health Programs and Interventions

Lecture Forum Small Group Project Research Projects

REFERENCES:

Policarpio, Jonas D. Economics in Health for Allied Health Science. C and E Publishing 2006. EPH Staff. Health Economics with Agrarian Reform and Taxation. Educational Publishing House 2007. Feldstein, Paul. Healthcare Economics. Delmar Publisher 1999. Getzen, Thomas E. Health Economics. John Willey and Sons, Inc. 2004 Henderson, James D. Health Economics Thmson Asian Edition 2006.

Folland, Shermart Economics of Health and Health Care. Pearson Education, Inc. 2004 Web-based http://www.thomsonlearningasia.com http://www.wiley.com/college/getzen

GRADING SYSTEM: Preliminary Grading Period (50%) Documented Problem Solution 20% Pros and Cons Grid 20% Minute Paper 20% Preliminary Examinations 40% 100% Final Grading Period (50%) Journals 20% Critique paper 20% Research Projects 30% Final Examinations 30% 100%

TENTATIVE COURSE CALENDAR: WEEK 1 2 CONTENT Course Orientation Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 1. Introduction to Health and Economics 1.1 Introduction to Economics and Health Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 1. Introduction to Health and Economics 1.2. Determinants of Health Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 1. Introduction to Health and Economics 1.3. Health Economics in the Philippine Setting Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 1. Introduction to Health and Economics 1.4. Application of Economics to the Health Care System

10 11 12 13 14-16 17 18

Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 2. Supply and Demand 2.1 Supply and Demand and Health Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 2. Supply and Demand 2.2 The Demand Schedule Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 2. Supply and Demand 2.3 The Supply Schedule Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 2. Supply and Demand 2.4 Supply and Demand Interactions Unit I: Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care 2. Supply and Demand 2.5 Health Sector Preliminary Examinations Unit II. Health Finance 1. Health Management Organizations Unit II. Health Finance 2. National Health Insurance Unit III. Economic Evaluation 1. Cost and Outcomes Unit III. Economic Evaluation 2. Economic Evaluation of Health Programs and Interventions Final Examinations