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Open lectures on concepts on health, measurement, development of scales and analytical models

University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC) organises open lectures on concepts on health, measurement, development of scales and analytical models.

Lecturer: Professor Alan Tennant, Professor of Rehabilitation Studies, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds

Monday 16/8 2010
10-12 lecture hall 2118, Arvid Wallgrens backe, house 2, floor 1
• Brief overview of measurement and analytical models:
- Confirmatory factor analysis
- Rasch Analysis
- Structural Equation Modeling

13-15 lecture hall 2118, Arvid Wallgrens backe, house 2, floor 1
• From patients view to outcomes (qualitative to quantitative), Item Banking, Computer
Adaptive Testing

Monday 23/8 2010
10-12 lecture hall 2118, Arvid Wallgrens backe, house 2, floor 1
• Conceptualization of Health outcomes
• Theoretical concepts on foundations for health measurement

Tuesday 24/8 2010
10-12 lecture hall 2118, Arvid Wallgrens backe, house 2, floor 1
• The Rasch measurement model: Theory and a practical example from a proposed
mood disorder scale

Please send an e-mail to Asa.Lundgren-Nilsson@neuro.gu.se if you wish to attend the lectures.

Alan Tennant has a back ground in social science and epidemiology and is since many years Professor of Rehabilitation Studies and head of The Psychometric Laboratory for Health Sciences based in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Leeds has had a
long track record of training and research in modern psychometric techniques. Students attend its workshops from all continents, and its staff has collaborative programmes of work throughout the areas of health and education, as well as at the methodological level. Currently
six students are enrolled for postgraduate study in the Laboratory in a programme of work concerning the development of new scales measuring participation and quality of life for different disease groups.

Welcome!

Inger Ekman, Professor, Centre director GPCC