Childhood Rash

Chapter 1

Childhood Rash

Goal: to learn about the 5 most common viral rashes, including symptoms, treatment and prevention



Table of Contents

  1. General Information
  2. Childhood Rashes  
  3. Comparisons


Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • list the five most common infectious viral rashes of childhood
  • name the three for which vaccines are available
  • identify key characteristics of each viral infection
  • identify the potentially serious complications of each viral infection



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.