1. State and understand the World Health Organization definition of malnutrition.

2. Be able to identify the most important risk factor for illness and death in children in the world.

3. Understand that women and young children are the most adversely affected groups for malnutrition.

4. Identify the most common diagnoses seen in international refugees including malnutrition, infections, growth and developmental delay, and psychiatric illness.

5. Compare and contrast some of the potential differences in health care of refugees, immigrants and international adoptees.

6. Appreciate the different medical issues arise in patients from different geopolitical situations.

7. Identify the most common nutritional deficiencies seen in malnourished immigrants and refugees include:
a. iron
b. iodine
c. zinc
d. vitamin A

8. Differentiate the two forms of protein energy malnutrition, kwashiorkor and marasmus.

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