Malaria Morphology Workshops Organised by

the Haematology Advisory Body of the ACSLM

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Workshop 1: Fundamentals of Laboratory Malaria Diagnosis (Introductory Level)

Date; Saturday June 8th

Venue; Room CQ-313, Central Quad, TU Dublin, Grangegorman, Dublin 7, D07 ADY7

Time; 10.00 – 14:30

Facilitators; Mr. Mike Corrigan, Specialist Medical Scientist, Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, Dr. Claire Wynne, Haematology Lecturer, TU Dublin

Cost; Academy members €25. Academy non-members €100.

Workshop Overview: This half-day introductory course is tailored to Medical Scientists seeking to improve their fundamental knowledge and practical skills associated with malaria diagnosis. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of malaria species, diagnostic methods, quality assurance and best practices by combining theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical sessions and interactive discussions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the epidemiology, clinical manifestation and distinctive characteristics exhibited by each plasmodium species.
  • Perform essential laboratory techniques for microscopic examination of thick/ thin blood smears and interpretation of results.
  • Discuss rapid diagnostic tests and their application in malaria diagnosis.
  • Review quality assurance guidelines and best practice measures to ensure accuracy and reliability of laboratory results.
  • Critique patient case studies and the challenges associated with malaria diagnosis.

Tea/Coffee and lunch will be provided.  Please ensure to bring a white labcoat.

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Upskilling in Laboratory Malaria Diagnosis (Intermediate – Advanced Level)

Date; Saturday Sept 28th
Venue; Room CQ-320, Central Quad, TU Dublin, Grangegorman, Dublin 7, D07 ADY7
Time; 10.00 – 16:00