Sign up for the upcoming Safe Sitter® Class offered by Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH)! The class runs on Tuesday June 21st from 8:00am to 3:00pm and Thursday June 23rd from 8:00am to 3:30pm in the Harper Conference Center at SMH. The Family Birthplace nurse Shannon Nassa, RN will teach the course.
The program is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies when caring for children.
Stephens Memorial Hospital has four Safe Sitter Certified instructors that offer classes during school vacations. Safe Sitters learn: Infant & child CPR, choking procedure, safety for the sitter, how to call for emergency help, babysitting business skills, basic child care skills, and how to entertain children and keep them safe. The classes are geared for 11 - 13 year olds.
The fee for the two day class is $50.00. A Scholarship in the amount of $15.00 is available upon request. For information and registration for your son, daughter, OR your babysitter, call 743-5933. Online registration may be done via our website at www.wmhcc.org. The classes are scheduled during school breaks and the summer. There are a few slots left in the February class and registration is open now for the course for July 15 & 18, 2011.