Safe Sitter® (1-day with CPR)

*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Youth grades 6-8 who are interested in becoming safe baby sitters, who enjoy taking care of children, and who love having fun!

Description

SafeSitter Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone whoÂ’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if thereÂ’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice CPR and choking rescue!

Teaching methodology includes hands-on manikin practice, small group interactive learning, role-playing, & games. As an official Safe Sitter® teaching site, Charlotte AHEC utilizes only trained Instructors with a low ratio of students to Instructors thus ensuring high quality and compliance with teaching methodologies.

Those who complete this program are prepared with the knowledge they need to prevent problems and handle unexpected emergencies.

CPR Disclaimer:
Students learn how to do CPR on a child and infant, but NOT adult CPR. Therefore, they will NOT be officially certified in CPR, but will learn an important skill that could save someone's life.

AGENDA
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am - 3:50 pm Safe Sitter® Workshop (1-day with CPR)
3:50 pm - 4:15 pm Closing Ceremony and Certificate (Parents and family are invited to attend!)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
*Parents/Guardians, please register using your child's name rather than the adult's name.*

Objectives

  • Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
  • Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
  • First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
  • Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.

Contact

Rachel Ford, CHES

Sessions

Aug 9, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Michelle Boyd, MS, Yuen L Cheung, MSN, RN-BC, Kathryn A Fitzpatrick, MSN RN-BC, Laura M Magennis, MSN, RNC-OB, RN-BC, Sophia Moore-Dennis
Date(s)
Aug 9, 2017
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Aug 9, 2017
Time
9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$80.00
Registration: Includes breakfast, lunch and Safe Sitter® handbook.
Credits
6.00
Contact Hours