1. Identify common pediatric rashes and sources of irritation.
2. Construct appropriate evaluation, treatment and management plans for pediatric rashes based on diagnostic factors.
3. Educate parents on effective treatment methods and compliance with treatment protocol.
4. Differentiate common skin infections as bacterial, viral or fungal, and compare treatment options to minimize complications.
5. Utilize appropriate criteria to diagnose acne as mild, moderate or severe.
6. Formulate treatment plans for acne and modify therapies as necessary to minimize adverse side effects.
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Donald B. Middleton, MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Vice President for Residency Education, UPMC St. Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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