- Understand different outcomes from different influenza pandemics
- Understand differences among types of influenza viruses
- Understand antigenic drift and antigenic shift
- Understand basic disaster mental health (DMH) principles and the methods, strategies, and best practices for delivering DMH services
- Recognize typical reactions to pandemic disasters and their time scope
- Understand differences between disaster mental health services and other clinical interventions
- Understand assessment processes following a pandemic disaster
It is crucial that we manage this situation without panic and inappropriate fear, are practical and pragmatic, and most importantly use simple precautions such as handwashing.