Main Building WC 454
P, AAFP, PA, NP, N, D, PH (1 hour)
Despite improved preventive efforts, malaria still kills approximately 500,000 people every year - mostly children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. This session will update current knowledge about malaria, review clinical presentations and diagnostic testing, and discuss treatment and prevention.
1. be able to explain how malaria parasites reproduce and get into humans
2. capably diagnose and manage malaria
3. implement appropriate preventive strategies