Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training!



Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training!   by the American Academy of Pediatrics

Course Description: The BLAST! class is an interactive program designed to be exciting and fun while providing future babysitters all the tools necessary to be effective and dynamic babysitters. The class provides extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. 

Topics Covered:

  • Getting Started
    • Are You Ready to Care for Children?
    • Sitter Qualities
    • Be Prepared to Answer Questions
    • Be a Good Guest!
    • As They Grow: Ages and Stages

  • Safety First
    • Before Saying “Yes” to a Job
    • A Few Important Points
    • When a Stranger Calls
    • House Rules and Routines
    • Safety Rules
    • Fire
  • Sitter Basics
    • Diapering
    • Bottle Feeding
    • Burping a Baby
    • Spoon-Feeding Baby/Toddler
    • Crying
    • Preparing for Bed
    • Behavioral Problems
    • Discipline
    • Sitter Checklist

  • First Aid: What to Do for an Injured or Sick Child
    • What is not an Emergency?
    • What is an Emergency?
    • Calling 911 for Help
    • Rescue Breathing and CPR: Child (ages 1-8 years)
    • Choking: Child (ages 1-8 years)
    • Rescue Breathing and CPR: Infant (less than 1 year old)
    • Choking: Infant (less than 1 year old)
    • Bleeding and Shock
    • Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries
    • Breathing Difficulty
    • Burns
    • Diabetic Emergencies
    • Diarrhea
    • Dog Bite
    • Electrocution
    • Eye Injuries
    • Fever
    • Head Injuries
    • Insect Stings
    • Nosebleed
    • Poisoning
    • Seizures/Convulsions
    • Tooth Knocked Out
    • Vomiting
  • First Aid Kit/Supplies

  • Kid Fun
    • Games and Songs
    • Sitter’s Busy Bag

Course Length: 4.5 to 5 hours

Certification:  Emergency Care & Safety Institute certificate of BLAST course completion.

Cost: $100

We will take a short break for lunch, so students should pack a lunch.

This class can be run for as few as 6 people, so get 5 of your friends together and call us to schedule a class!

Next Scheduled Class: Saturday June 30, 2016 (9a-2p) Enroll Now!


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