20% Face-to-face, 80% Distance learning
Relevant literature: Cragg, L., Davies, M. & Macdowall, W.2013. Health Promotion Theory. 2nd. Ed. Open University Press. European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). 2014. A Literature Review on Health Communication Campaign Evaluation with Regard to the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases in Europe. https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/media/en/publications/Publications/Campaign-evaluation.pdf Accessed 10 Nov 2020. Farmer, P. Infections and Inequalities. The Modern Plagues, Updated with a new preface. Available in e-Book central / Laurea Finna. Francke, A.L., Smit, M.C., de Veer, A.J.E. et al. 2008. Factors influencing the implementation of clinical guidelines for health care professionals: A systematic review. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 8:38. doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-38 (Accessed June 2015). International Society for Infectious Diseases. GUIDE TO INFECTION CONTROL IN THE HEALTHCARE SETTINGS. Available in: https://isid.org/guide/ Accessed 10 Nov 2019. NICE Guidance. Tuberculosis. Available in https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng33 Accessed 7th Nov 2019. https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data Storr J., Twyman A., Zingg W., Damani N., Kilpatrick C., Reilly J., Price L., Egger M., Grayson M.L., Kelley E., Allegranzi B. and the WHO Guidelines Development Group. 2017. Core components for effective infection prevention and control programmes: new WHO evidence-based recommendations. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. Available in https://aricjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13756-016-0149-9 Accessed 10 November 2019. Additional regional online recourses: World Health Organization (WHO) Infection prevention and control in health care for preparedness and response to outbreaks http://www.who.int/csr/bioriskreduction/infection_control/publications/en/ World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines on core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level http://www.who.int/gpsc/ipc-components/en/ PAHO/WHO Infection Prevention and Control resources http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_topics&view=article&id=342&Itemid=40930 UNICEF Resources on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) https://www.unicef.org/wash/3942_resources.html Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) – Resources http://www.icanetwork.co.za/resources/ International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium – INICC: Guidelines to prevent HAIs http://www.inicc.org Public Health Agency of Canada: Disease Prevention and Control Guidelines https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/reports-publications/disease-prevention-control-guidelines.html US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Guidelines Library https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/index.html US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Tools for Healthcare Settings https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/tools/index.html European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: Directory of online resources for prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and healthcare-associated infections (HAI) https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/directory-online-resources-prevention-and-control-antimicrobial-resistance-amr Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare (2010) https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/book/html-australian-guidelines-prevention-and-control-infection-healthcare-2010
Methods: e-tivity supported lectures and workshops.
CRITERIA BASED EVALUATION OF Theoretical aspects of global infection prevention - STUDY UNIT ASSIGNMENT
IN MASTER STUDIES at National Framework of Degrees 7-level (NQF 7)
01.01.2021 - 31.07.2021
23.11.2020 - 13.12.2020
20 - 30
Korkeakouluyksikkö D /YAMK
Degree Programme in Global Health and Crisis Management (SYV7), Laurea Tikkurila
2020 January 8th Deadline for the e-tivity: Adherence to IP and IC guidelines.
6th February 2021 Deadline for the e-tivity: Immunisation and vaccination hesitancy.
1st March 2021 Dead line for the e-tivity: Health education campaign in infection prevention (a pair work report of max 2500 words without spaces).
• concepts and models in global infection prevention
• infection prevention in national, international and global settings
• global and local immunization programs
• standardized infection prevention protocols in health care
15th Jan 2021 9-16 (8) Introduction of the studies and assignments.Presentations and discussion about Adherence to IP and IC guidelines.
12.2.-21 9-11.30 (12).
11.3.-21 9-16 (20)
The studies take place at Teams (or at Tikkurila campus in the case the COvid-19 vaccination has been launched).
The student is able to: To gather, process, produce and evaluate information about global infection prevention widely. To use concepts of the area of expertise systematically. To solve problems in global infection prevention development and/or innovation activities. To recognize and analyze focuses of global infection prevention development making use of the knowledge base. To communicate about global infection prevention clearly both orally and in writing.
The student is able: To gather, process, produce and evaluate information about global infection prevention critically and widely making use of both national and international scientific sources. To use concepts of the area of expertise fairly. To solve problems in global infection prevention development and/or innovation activities by applying and combining information from different fields. To create target-oriented, justified development plans for global infection prevention considering the community. To communicate about global infection prevention in a competent, clear and consistent manner both orally and in writing.
The student is able to: create a consistent knowledge base for global infection prevention making use of both national and international scientific sources in a critical analytic fashion. solve demanding problems in development and/or innovation activities in global infection prevention care where new knowledge and competence is created as well as to apply and combine information from different fields develop the activities of the global infection prevention competence area in a target-oriented and communal fashion. communicate about global infection prevention convincingly both orally and in writing to audiences within and exterior to the field.