Psychological First Aid: Responding To A Pandemic Influenza: Pre - Post Test

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The goal in providing Psychological First Aid (PFA) is to provide an environment of safety, calm and comfort, connectedness, and empowerment.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

PFA involves helping people meet basic emotional and physical needs such as: obtaining medical care, and practicing adaptive behaviors.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Large-scale community education regarding common stress reactions is a Psychological First Aid strategy.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Psychological First Aid should only be used by a mental health professional.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Resilience can be increased by preparedness planning and training.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

The psychological and social consequences of a pandemic include fear and worry, complicated grief, varying adherence to public health directives, and resilience.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Psychosocial issues in a pandemic include not only public concerns about safety, but also economic, supply, and social factors.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Educating the public on how to access support in a creative way if social distancing is in effect is a Psychological First Aid strategy.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Responders do not experience any greater stress reactions than the general public during a pandemic.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Optimistic people are likely to experience greater stress reactions to a mass trauma incident.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Compassion Fatigue is the result of direct exposure to a traumatic incident.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F

Psychological First Aid is a comprehensive psychological and social support strategy that can increase resilience.

 

  T   F

 

  T   F


Pre-Post Test Answers

The goal in providing Psychological First Aid (PFA) is to provide an environment of safety, calm and comfort, connectedness, and empowerment.

T

PFA involves helping people meet basic emotional and physical needs such as: obtaining medical care, and practicing adaptive behaviors.

T

Large-scale community education regarding common stress reactions is a Psychological First Aid strategy.

T

Psychological First Aid should only be used by a mental health professional.

F

Resilience can be increased by preparedness planning and training.

T

The psychological and social consequences of a pandemic include fear and worry, complicated grief, varying adherence to public health directives, and resilience.

T

Psychosocial issues in a pandemic include not only public concerns about safety, but also economic, supply, and social factors.

T

Educating the public on how to access support in a creative way if social distancing is in effect is a Psychological First Aid strategy.

T

Responders do not experience any greater stress reactions than the general public during a pandemic.

F

Optimistic people are likely to experience greater stress reactions to a mass trauma incident.

F

Compassion Fatigue is the result of direct exposure to a traumatic incident.

F

Psychological First Aid is a comprehensive psychological and social support strategy that can increase resilience.

T

 


Updated Thursday, 06-Dec-2012 09:07:40 CST