Rashes are often one of the most difficult and stressful presentations to assess in paediatric nursing. This webinar breaks down the assessment of rashes to assist in clinical decision making around isolation, urgency of treatment and management priorities for patients presenting with a rash.



The care and management of a child with a rash depends largely on the clinician’s ability to correctly identify the rash. As nurses, we play a vital role in aiding the clinician’s correct diagnosis through the way that we describe the rash using the correct terminology and clearly communicate what we are observing. It is also important that the nurse can identify a rash that requires isolation to ensure the spread of an infectious rash is minimised.



The purpose of this learning activity is to build nursing knowledge and confidence around the identification of rashes, proper documentation of rashes and ensuring the timely and appropriate management of rashes in the paediatric setting.


Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Explore the terminology of different rashes
  • Recall how to assess clinical urgency
  • Understand how to determine if isolation is required
  • Acquire knowledge about common conditions presenting with a rash


Who is this for?

This Course is most relevant to all nurses, especially those who work with children will find this learning opportunity impactful on their practice.



Lisa Lucas is the Paediatric Nurse Educator at a large metropolitan Emergency department.

She has 13 years of Emergency Nursing experience working with children.

Lisa has a Masters in Emergency Nursing and has presented at international conferences on emergency nursing around the world. She is passionate about paediatric health care and nursing education.

Lisa is a wife and mother of 3 beautiful children, Nate, Abby & Zac.

Webinar Recording Details

You can attend the recording of this webinar on 17th September 2019 at 8.00 pm AEST (Brisbane time), or watch it on-demand from the 24th September 2019.

This webinar is also included in your membership.

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson / 1 quiz Time: 30 minutes
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