Training Program Agenda

Tuesday September 23, 2025

8:00 AM PDT 8:30 AM PDT Breakfast and registration

8:30 AM PDT Welcome

8:35 AM PDT 9:50 AM PDT Pre-test/Pharmacoeconomic principles

Amy Grizzle, Pharm.D.
 Identify present knowledge base through pre-test
 Describe basic terminology
 Discuss how a medication can be cost-effective
 Describe various study perspectives
 Discuss the importance of sensitivity analysis
ACPE Program Number: 0003-0000-13-030-L01-P (1.25 hours, knowledge-based activity)

Speaker Biography

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9:50 AM PDT10:30 AM PDT Pharmacoeconomic methodology

Patricia Herman, Ph.D., N.D.
 Identify differences among various pharmacoeconomic
methodologies, such as cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit
analysis, and cost-utility analysis
 Calculate the incremental cost-effectiveness for one medication over
another
 Demonstrate utility measures such as the Time Trade Off and
Standard Gamble
 Complete and score the EQ-5D
ACPE Program Number: 0003-0000-13-031-L01-P (3 hours, application-based
activity)

10:45 AM PDT12:15 PM PDT Pharmacoeconomic methodology (continued)

1:15 PM PDT 2:00 PM PDT Pharmacoeconomic methodology (continued)

2:00 PM PDT 3:15 PM PDT Decision analysis/Pharmacoeconomic models

Jason Hurwitz, Ph.D.
 Describe the steps in building a decision tree
 Illustrate how the data elements entered into a decision tree should be
analyzed
 Apply a decision-analytic model to a pharmacoeconomic question
 Apply the fundamental concepts learned to build a decision tree
utilizing Excel software
 Interpret findings from the decision analysis
ACPE Program Number: 0003-0000-13-032-L01-P (2.5 hours, application-based
activity)

3:15 PM PDT 3:30 PM PDT Break

4:45 PM PDT Reception

Join us for drinks and light appetizers

Wednesday September 24, 2025

8:00 AM PDT 8:30 AM PDT Breakfast

8:30 AM PDT 9:45 AM PDT Statistics in pharmacoeconomics

Terri Warholak, Ph.D., R.Ph.
 Discuss the basic principles considered in the statistical analysis of
data, including levels of measurement, measures of central tendency,
and variation
 Explain confidence intervals and their interpretation
 Describe the appropriate use of Rasch analysis
ACPE Program Number: 0003-0000-13-033-L01-P (1.25 hours, knowledge-based
activity)

9:45 AM PDT10:45 AM PDT Evaluating pharmacoeconomic studies

Brian Erstad, Pharm.D.
 Discuss key issues that should be considered when evaluating
pharmacoeconomic literature
 Critically evaluate a pharmacoeconomic study to identify strengths
and weaknesses in study methodology and conclusions
 Replicate the study findings in a decision tree
ACPE Program Number: 0003-0000-13-039-L01-P (2 hours, application-based
activity)

10:45 AM PDT12:00 PM PDT Markov models: A subset of decision analysis

Terry Urbine, Ph.D.
 Differentiate between decision trees and Markov models
 Identify disease conditions where a Markov analysis is preferred to a
decision tree
ACPE Program Number: 0003-0000-13-034-L01-P (1 hour, knowledge-based activity)