Malaria Mini: The Basics
Master malaria and save lives. This course will teach you about this parasite and how to prevent, diagnose, and treat malaria infections.
2 CME credits
Contrary to common perception, prophylactic drugs don't actually prevent malaria–they simply treat the malaria that travellers to endemic areas are almost certainly going to contract. In this video from our Malaria Mini-The Basics, we take a look at common prophylactic medications used and the critical factors you need to consider before prescribing it to your travelling patients.
Many clinicians lack the experience and caseload necessary to master malaria. This course will teach you to confidently tackle this disease in your clinical practice. You’ll learn about the parasite’s life cycle and epidemiology, taking a proper travel history, how to prevent, diagnose, and treat infections as well as get your patients to experts in time to save their life.