Evidence Based Global Infection Prevention (5 cr)
28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022
01.01.2023 - 31.07.2023
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Mode of delivery
20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning
Korkeakouluyksikkö D /YAMK
20 - 40
- Complementary competence, master’s studies in English (CYJ2), Generic studies
- Complementary competence, Master’s studies (TYJ), Generic Studies
- Degree Programme in Global Health and Crisis Management (SYV7), Laurea Tikkurila
- Elsi Haverinen-Mottaghi
- Teija-Kaisa Aholaakko
Teacher in charge
CYJ23KJComplementary competence (master’s studies in English), K23, Generic studies
TYJ23KJTäydentävä osaaminen (yamk-tutkinto), K23, yhteiset opinnot
The student is able:
- to analyse and implement concepts, principles and policies of global infection prevention
- to apply evidence-based infection prevention models
- to develop evidence based interprofessional and cross-cultural infection prevention
Contact teaching, self-study, e-tivities, workshops. Contact days 21.1.2023, 16.2.2023 and 16.3.2023.
Learning materials and recommended literature
Mandatory and recommended literature lists can be found on Canvas platform.
Methods: e-tivity supported lectures and workshops.
1 e-tivity: What do I need to know to be able to use high quality evidence?
To be submitted by 15th January 2023 by 6.00 A.M.
2 e-tivity: Adherence to IP and IC guidelines. A pair work to prepare the project.
To be submitted by 6th Feb 2023 8 A.M.
3 e-tivity: Immunisation and vaccination hesitancy. An individual work.
To be submitted by 1st March 2023.
4 e-tivity: An analysis report of health education campaign in infection prevention or control.
(A report of max 2500). To be submitted by 4th April 2023 by 8 A.m.
24 h contact studies online. e-tivity supported work 111h.
Content and scheduling
• concepts and models in global infection prevention
• infection prevention in national, international and global settings
• global and local immunization programs and hesitancy
• standardized infection prevention protocols in health care
• health education campaign for infection prevention
Evaluation methods and criteria
Evaluation criteria is based on the EQF7-criteria. Details can be also found in Canvas platform. Evaluation is based on knowledge base, problem solving, development and communication.
Evaluation criteria, satisfactory (1-2)
Knowledge base: Satisfactory (1)
To gather, process, produce and evaluate information about global infection prevention widely.
To use concepts of the area of expertise systematically.
Problem solving: Satisfactory (1)
To solve problems in global infection prevention development and/or innovation activities.
Development: Satisfactory (1)
To recognize and analyze focuses of global infection prevention development making use of the knowledge base.
Communication: Satisfactory (1)
To communicate about global infection prevention clearly both orally and in writing.
Evaluation criteria, good (3-4)
Knowledge base: Good (3)
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.
Problem solving: Good (3)
To solve problems in global infection prevention development and/or innovation activities by applying and combining information from different fields.
Development: Good (3)
To create target-oriented, justified development plans for global infection prevention considering the community.
Communication: Good (3)
To communicate about global infection prevention in a competent, clear and consistent manner both orally and in writing.
Evaluation criteria, excellent (5)
Knowledge base: Excellent (5)
To create a consistent knowledge base for global infection prevention making use of both national and international scientific sources in a critical analytic fashion.
Problem solving: Excellent (5)
To 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.
Development: Excellent (5)
To develop the activities of the global infection prevention competence area in a target-oriented and communal fashion.
Communication: Excellent (5)
To communicate about global infection prevention convincingly both orally and in writing to audiences within and exterior to the field.