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Published on August 01, 2013

DCMH Offering One-Day Babysitting Courses

Delaware County Memorial Hospital’s Healthline Services offers one-day “Safe Sitter” courses to youths 11 years and older. The program teaches them how to care for infants and young children.

This one-day program, taught by certified instructors, thoroughly covers the basics of child care. Students learn about, practice, and role play in an array of topics including:

  • Safety precautions
  • Rescue breathing techniques
  • Care for a choking infant or child
  • How to recognize emergencies
  • Calling for emergency help

The Safe Sitter course will be held on the following dates at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Meeting Room A, located on the first floor, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

  • Monday, Aug. 5
  • Friday, Aug. 23

The Safe Sitter program requires pre-registration and a fee of $45 per participant. For more information and to register, call Healthline Services at (610) 284-8158.

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