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In order to sign up for this master's level course, you must have a previous Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree.


  • Kohderyhmä: In order to study in this course, you must have a Bachelor's degree
  • Hakuaika: December 9th until December 31st 2020
  • Ajoitus: January 1st 2021 - May 31st 2021
  • Laajuus: 5 credits
  • Sijainti: Laurea Tikkurila campus
  • Hinta: 75€

Course content

During this course, you will learn to analyse and implement methods of health care evaluation and to implement evidence-based infection prevention measures in health care. In addition you will learn to develop efficient, cost-effective and effective infection prevention interventions.

Contents of the course:

  • Health Care evaluation policies and methods
  • Evidence-based infection prevention
  • Patient safety
  • Health Technology assessment
  • Ethical issues in health care evaluation
  • Patient / service user perspective in infection prevention and control (Patient preferences, Quality of life)

Course schedule

The course will consist of lectures, workshops, a health technology analysis and a seminar presentation.

Lectures and workshops are held at Laurea Tikkurila campus if permitted. Presence at contact lessons is compulsory.


March 12th 2021 12.30PM-4PM Introduction of the studies and assignments. Presentations and discussion about Adherence to IP and IC guidelines.

April 17th 2021 9AM-11.30AM

June 10th 2021 9AM-4PM


Course literature

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1999. Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. MMWR 1999;48(No. RR-11). Accessed 7th Nov 2019.

Donaldson, S.I., Azzam, T. & Conner, R. F. (Eds.) 2013. Emerging Practices in International Development Evaluation. Information Age Publication. Charlotte, NC.

Donaldson, S.I. 2007. Program Theory-driven Evaluation Science. Strategies and Applications. Psychology Press. London.

Heijmans M, Uiters E, Rose T, Hofstede J, Devillé W, van der Heide I, Boshuisen H & Rademakers J. 2015. Study on sound evidence for a better understanding of health literacy in the European Union

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

RfS Chafea/2014/health/01 - Contract nº 20146201. EU Directorate-General for Health and Consumers Health programme.

Sorenson C, Drummond M & Kanavos P. Ensuring value for money in health care - The role of health technology assessment in the European Union. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Observatory Studies Series No 11.

WHO Handbook for Guideline Development 2nd edition

WHO 2006. Quality of Care: A process for Making Strategic Choices in Health Systems. Accessed 16 Nov 2016.