Description of this module

Fungal Infections

Fungal Infections


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Know the mechanisms and agents of the fungal infections;
  • Identify the main etiological agents and relate them to the locations and types of fungal infections;
  • Distinguish the main symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the fungal infections;
  • Recognize the most common infections in tropical countries.


  • Settings
  • Fungal infections
  • Main etiological agents
  • Symptoms and diagnosis
  • Prognosis and treatment
  • Epidemiology
  • Specific problems in tropical countries
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.