Online CE Module: Malaria 101 for Health Care Providers
The Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria is pleased to announce its newly available Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) module "Malaria 101 for Health Care Providers." Malaria, caused by different species of the protozoan parasite Plasmodium, is found worldwide. Malaria is largely a preventable disease, yet there are approximately 1400 cases of malaria imported each year into the US. Malaria can present with non-specific symptoms. Timely diagnosis and treatment is key to reducing the likelihood of complications and even death.
This approximately one hour course, accredited for 1.0 hours of CME credit and 1.0 hours of CNE credit, is designed give you the basic knowledge necessary for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of malaria.
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For more information on malaria, including references for drugs used in the prevention and treatment of malaria, visit CDC’s Malaria website.
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
- Health care providers needing assistance with diagnosis or management of suspected cases of malaria should call the CDC Malaria Hotline:
770-488-7788 or 855-856-4713 toll-free
(M-F, 9am-5pm, eastern time).
- Emergency consultation after hours, call:
and request to speak with a CDC Malaria Branch clinician.