Advances in Health Outcomes Measurement: Promis and Propr
Description and Objectives:
This course is intended for users of patient-reported outcomes and health-utility measures who are interested in learning about the psychometric advancements available through PROMIS, as well as how to incorporate PROMIS with utility measurement (via PROPr) so that PROMIS data can be used in comparative effectiveness analyses including the estimation of qualityadjusted life years.
The specific objectives (learning goals) are:
Understand the theoretical underpinnings of PROMIS as a measurement framework, and its
advantages over most other patient-reported outcomes
Understand the development of PROPr
Understand the basics of using and interpreting PROMIS and PROPr in a research setting
Learn about current challenges and opportunities in measure development
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