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CERC Pandemic Influenza Training

Pandemic Influenza Training Module


After completing the training, the participant will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the psychology of a severe pandemic.
  • Describe how to meet the public’s needs through effective messages.
  • Explain why stigmatization occurs.
  • Explain strategies officials can use to respond to stigmatization.
  • Recognize the importance of strengthening community hardiness and personal resilience to provide the optimum opportunity for recovery from the crisis.
  • Determine which populations will be unable to receive general public health emergency messages through mass communication channels during the initial phase of a public health emergency.
  • Analyze the ways that information technology and new media influence communication decisions and pandemic preparedness.