LIFEGUARD TRAINING NY
"Take A Class For Life"
The purpose of the Babysitting course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants.
This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.
How to recognize an emergency.
How to identify and apply the emergency action steps: CHECK—CALL—CARE.
Understand the differences between life-threatening and nonlife-threatening emergencies.
Who to call and when to call in different emergency situations.
How to check a conscious child or infant.
How to care for bleeding and burns.
Understand the proper way to wash their hands.
How to properly remove disposable gloves.
How to pick up and hold an infant and toddler.
How to bottle-feed an infant.
How to spoon-feed an infant or toddler.
How to diaper an infant or toddler.
How to help a conscious child or infant who is choking.
How to check an unconscious child or infant.
How to give care to an unconscious child or infant who is not breathing.
How to do CPR on a child or infant.
6 hours, 30 minutes
Attend all class sessions.
Participate in all skill sessions and activities.
Demonstrate competency in all observable skills.