Dearborn County Hospitalís next Safe Sitter
babysitting class is scheduled for Friday, December 28,
from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The single day course is
open to girls and boys ages 11 through 13.
Tina Butt, R.N., B.S.N., DCH Education Coordinator, will
instruct the class in the growth, development and safety
of young children. The program stresses how appropriate
behavior, good judgment and planning help make
babysitting easier and safer for both the child and the
sitter. Participants are encouraged to ask questions
and enter into group discussions.
Topics covered during the course include child
development, safety, basic first aid and tips for
success. Participants will also be instructed in infant
and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and
age-appropriate choking maneuvers.
The fee to attend is $40 per person with lunch
provided. Registration is limited to the first 18 paid
students. For more information or to register, please
call the DCH Education Department at (812) 537-8431 or
(800) 676-5572, ext. 8431.