Training Calendar

Training Calendar 2019

Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data

Dates & Venue: 11-15 February 2019, Swansea University
Description: The Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data is an intensive five-day course on the theory and practice of analysis of large sets of linked health and social data at an introductory to intermediate level.
Contact: To apply, please complete the form here
Cost: Commercial: £1560.00 per delegate, Non-commercial: £1260.00 per delegate

2019 Working with PBS

Dates & Venues:  20 & 21 February 2019, University of South Australia
Description: This two day course is designed for people with some prior knowledge in using the PBS data, and some knowledge of statistical software is desirable. Day one will cover working with patient level Pharmaceutical Benefits Data including creating trends, segmented regression analysis for time series data and ascertaining prescription durations. The workshop will include multiple hands-on sessions where participants are able to manipulate the data to create time series trends and to evaluate the effects of interventions on the series. Day two will cover compliance and persistence studies including methods for compliance and persistence assessment, such as medication possession ratio, proportion of days covered and continuous measure without gaps. We will also create episodes of prescription exposure and episodes of co-administration and Kaplan Meier survival analysis will be presented for analysis persistence studies. The workshop will include a hands-on session where participants are able to manipulate the data to undertake both compliance and persistence assessment and to enable prescription medicine duration episodes and co-administration episodes to be developed.
 Contact:  Registrations Here

2019 Introduction to PBS Data

Dates & Venues:  19 February 2019, University of South Australia
Description: This day long course is designed for people with limited or no experience in using the PBS data.  It will cover the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits, the sections and types of listings, the pharmaceutical coding system, including the World Health Organization Anatomical Chemical and Therapeutic classification, and defined daily doses. Participants will gain knowledge of issues that affect data analysis, including historical changes, fixed dose combination products, regulations 24 and 25, concessional status, the safety net, under-copayment and section 100. Using Australian examples, participants will be able to practice interpretation data and trends. The workshop will include a hands-on session, where participants are able to use a simulated dataset to enable calculation of trends in utilization, defined daily doses and rolling annual averages. Some knowledge of statistical software is desirable.
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Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data

Dates & Venue: 1-5 April 2019, Swansea University, UK
Description: Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data is an intensive course of five days in duration, designed to instruct participants in the theory and practice of analysis of large sets of linked health data at an intermediate to advanced level. Advanced principles of health care epidemiology are combined with hands-on practical exercises in the implementation of computing solutions
Contact: To apply, please complete the form here
Cost: : Commercial: £1800.00 per delegate, Non-commercial: £1500.00 per delegate

Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data

Dates: 10 to 14 December 2018
Venue: University of Western Australia
Lecturers: Professor David Preen, Director, Centre for Health Services Research, The University of Western Australia
Description: This is an intensive five-day unit on the theory and practice of analysis of large sets of linked administrative health data at an intermediate to advanced level.
Cost: Student: $2887.50, Professional development without assessment: $2887.50
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Consumer and Community Participation: A training workshop on implementing participation

Target Group - PHRN members

Facilitated by - Anne McKenzie/Consumer Advocate

Aim - This one day workshop will provide participants with a range of skills and knowledge that aims to improve their ability and confidence to work with consumers and community members.

Primarily, participants will learn:

  • To understand the principles of consumer and community participation in organisational development
  • How to begin planning and implementing consumer and community participation in all aspects of your nodes activities

Dates:
SANT DataLink, Adelaide - 22nd March 2011 (Completed)

Victorian Data Linkages - 22nd August 2011 (Completed)

CHeReL and SAX Institute - 16th September 2011 (Completed)

AIHW, Canberra - 27th February 2012 (Completed)