Safe Sitter Course to be held at South Lake Hospital

The Safe Sitter course is a highly structured babysitting preparation course designed for youth

ages 11 through 13.

MEDIA CONTACT

Jana Derby
352.241.7109
Jana.derby@orlandohealth.com

South Lake Hospital will host a Safe Sitter course Monday, June 18 through Tuesday, June 19, at the National Training Center.

The Safe Sitter course is a highly structured babysitting preparation course designed for youth ages 11 through 13. The two-day course is held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and covers babysitting basics, child care essentials, and safety for the sitter, injury management, preventing problem behaviors, care of a choking infant and child and the basics of infant and child CPR.

The course includes hands on practice with CPR manikins, small group interactive learning, roleplaying and a toddler or preschool guest. Program participants emerge as more confident, responsible and compassionate teens.

The cost for the program is $50. Discounts for siblings and scholarships available. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Please call 352.394.4071, ext. 4419 for more information and to register.

South Lake Hospital is a not-for-profit acute care community hospital, in partnership with Orlando Health. South Lake Hospital has been providing quality healthcare services to the South Lake County for more than 60 years. For additional information about South Lake Hospital visit www.southlakehospital.com.

April 26, 2012, in South Lake Hospital News