GS3: A Case of Jiggers (Tunga Penetrans) Infection in Nyanza Province of Western Kenya

Time Slot: 
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:15am to 11:15am
Track: 
Medical

Objective(s)

  • Learning Objectives:

    1. Describe the prevalence and incidence of "jiggers" infection in the Nyanza Province of Western Kenya
    2. Describe the symptoms and associated rash
    3. Describe treatment options as well as course of the infection when no treatment is available
Donna M. Howard, MS,RN, FNP-C