CitizenReady Pandemic Influenza Program
The CitizenReady® Pandemic Influenza program is a standardized, national disaster health education program that can help attain national all-hazards preparedness goals by providing critical medical and mental health information in the context of a pandemic influenza pandemic to enable individual citizens to play a more effective role in local disaster planning and response.
The objectives of CitizenReady Pandemic Influenza are:
- Explain the difference between seasonal and pandemic influenza
- Explain the role of the public health system in an influenza pandemic
- Describe actions communities can take to prepare for an influenza pandemic
- Describe actions you can be take to prepare for an influenza pandemic
- Describe public health directives that may be issued in a pandemic and the rationale behind each
- Describe actions you can take to limit the spread of an influenza pandemic
CitizenReady instructor/facilitator materials
To successfully use the CitizenReady presentation in the PDF format, view in full screen. The materials are free of charge and will permit the facilitator to deliver a CitizenReady training program in their hometown.
Pre-assessment and post-assessment
(with answer keys)
CitizenReady web-based training
An online module on pandemic influenza is available at http://www.ncbrt.lsu.edu/elearn/. To access the module, you will need to register on the website.