The goal of this scenario is to assess and train mid-level public health professionals in the application of critical thinking as a means of solving problems related to community preparedness for public health emergencies, such as an Influenza Pandemic.
The scenario is based on the Critical Thinking course as well as using the established model of Critical Thinking that has six steps:
- Identify and Define the Problem
- Gather Information
- Develop Alternatives
- Select an Alternative
- Implement the Solution
- Evaluate the Solution