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Short Courses

Develop the specialised knowledge and skills you need for practical application in your workplace through our range of focused, high-quality short courses for health professionals.

Applied Health Economic Evaluation and Decision-making

This course will introduce you to the principles of assessing the economic value of health technologies and services—an important element of the objective justification of decisions to fund (or not) services across the health care system.

Course dates
March-June 2018 (midyear break)

Evidence-based Clinical Fellowship Program

Provides clinicians, managers, policymakers and quality managers in healthcare with proven approaches to implementing evidence into practice. The program comprises 2 x five-day intensive training workshops at the Joanna Briggs Institute and a workplace evidence implementation project.

Course dates
5–9 March and 27–31 August 2018
14–18 May and 22–26 October 2018
25–29 June and 3–7 December 2018

Clinical Leadership Workshop

Enables clinical leaders and leaders-to-be from all health care disciplines to develop strategies related to clinical leadership and change management in health care using real world examples.

Course dates
6 March 2018
15 May 2018
26 June 2018

Comprehensive Systematic Review Training

Prepares researchers and clinicians to develop, conduct and report comprehensive systematic reviews in order to provide the strongest possible evidence to inform decision-making or clinical guidelines in health care.

Course dates
19–23 March 2018
28 May – 1 June 2018
20–24 August
5–9 November 2018

Foundations of Economic Evaluation in Health Care

This introductory online course will provide you with a base knowledge of all key issues affecting the sound economic evaluation of health care programs.

Course dates
2018 dates to be confirmed

GRADE Workshop

The 1-day GRADE workshop is designed for systematic reviewers, guideline developers and others wanting to learn more about GRADE methodology, particularly the creation of Summary of Findings tables and Evidence Profiles.

Course dates
16 March 2018
23 May 2018
17 August 2018
2 November 2018

Health Technology Assessment

This introductory course gives you a broad overview of the sound assessment of health technologies (e.g. medical procedures, devices, tests, pharmaceuticals and public health interventions); highly beneficial if you’re involved in policy decision-making regarding access to—or public funding of—these technologies.

Course dates
2018 Semester 1

National Short Course in Environmental Health

The National Short Course in Environmental Health is run in conjunction with Flinders University.

Course dates
2018 dates to be advised.