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Crisis Preparedness and Prevention (5 op)

Toteutuksen tunnus: SY00BI91-3006

Toteutuksen perustiedot


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


01.01.2023 - 31.07.2023


5 op


4 op


5 op


20 % Lähiopetus, 80 % Etäopetus


Korkeakouluyksikkö D /YAMK


Laurea Tikkurila


  • Englanti


20 - 40


  • Complementary competence, master’s studies in English (CYJ2), Generic studies
  • Laurea täydentävä osaaminen, yamk-tutkinto (TYJ), Yhteiset opinnot
  • Degree Programme in Global Development and Management in Health Care (SYV6), Laurea Tikkurila


  • Virpi Teinilä


Virpi Teinilä


  • CYJ23KJ
    Complementary competence (master’s studies in English), K23, Generic studies
  • TYJ23KJ
    Täydentävä osaaminen (yamk-tutkinto), K23, yhteiset opinnot


The student is able to
- analyse and co-create interprofessional plans for crisis preparedness
- analyse and co-create interprofessional plans for crisis prevention
- implement interprofessional crisis preparedness
- implement interprofessional crisis prevention
- evaluate interprofessional crisis preparedness
- evaluate interprofessional crisis prevention


Learning within lectures, learning assignments and workshops.
During Spring 2023 all learning activities will take place in Laurea Tikkurila campus

The study unit is completed partly independently following a schedule for returning assingments / by a given deadline. In addition to independent studying, the study unit includes scheduled teaching and required attendance on campus.
A Canvas learning environment is used to support the implementation. The study unit includes working in pairs or groups. You will receive individual feedback for assignments from the teacher, and working life or peer feedback may also be utilised.

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

National Institute of Building Sciences. Multihazard Mitigation Council. 2017. Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report.

Patton, M.Q. 2011. Developmental Evaluation. Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use. The Guilford Press. New York. London.

WHO, 2012. Assessment of health system crisis preparedness.

Vasickova, Veronika. (2020). Crisis Management Process - A Literature Review and a Conceptual Integration. Acta Oeconomica Pragensia. 27. 61-77. 10.18267/j.aop.628.

Wolbers, Jeroen, Sanneke, Kuipers, and Boin, Arjen. “ A systematic review of 20 years of crisis and disaster research: Trends and progress.” Risks Hazards Crisis Public Policy. 2021; 12: 374– 392.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat


Työelämäyhteistyö ja/tai TKI

- During the study unit students will develop their competence tackling challenges in crisis preparedness and prevention with work life experts.

Toteutuksen tärkeät päivämäärät

Please see Pakki calendar and Canvas for exact timing information and instructions.

Pre-assignment deadline for submission in Canvas by: 8.1.2023. This is compulsory in order to join the course, assignments returned after deadline will not be accepted.

Deadline for seminar works 26.2.2023

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Total study hours: 135.
Lectures, workshops, and seminar 18 hrs.
Individual and group studying 117 hrs.

Sisältö ja sen jaksotus

After completing the course student is able to:
• analyze and co-create interprofessional plans for crisis preparedness and prevention
• implement interprofessional crisis preparedness and prevention
• evaluate interprofessional crisis preparedness and prevention

Content of the course:
• developmental evaluation approach in crisis preparedness and prevention
• phenomena threatening societal functions and security locally, nationally, and regionally
• situational awareness analyses
• coordination of local, national, and regional crisis preparedness and prevention
• response activities and operating capacities of organizations protecting emergency health and social services
• risk assessment methods.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The priority in enrollment is reserved for Global Health & Crisis Management students
Secondly students with advanced studies from other study lines and good English skills

NOTE! This is the first course of the Crisis-management series courses, in order to attend the next courses Crisis management and crisis leadership & communication, you should attend this course first.