Christian Health Care Center Offers Babysitting Course

Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) in Wyckoff fosters health, healing, and wellness for all ages and is offering a babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 27. Participants must be 13 years old or older and the cost is $25. Payment must be received in advance by check. Lunch will be provided. The course will be held in the Building 1 Clinical Classroom at 301 Sicomac Ave. Participants will receive a CHCC certificate of completion and CPR card. Instructors are Elaine Peneno, RN, MPH, and Marita Drivanos, RN, BA, both CHCC Clinical Educators, and Bob Ehlers, an emergency medical technician and CPR instructor.

Topics covered in the morning session include staying home alone safely, when to call parents to report incidents, how to call 9-1-1, common behaviors in infants and children; fun activities to do with children, important safety issues, and what to do when an infant or child is ill. In the afternoon, participants will take the American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR Course and will learn how to do CPR on adults, children, and infants, and learn what to do when someone is choking. Participants will receive an official American Heart Association CPR book.

Space is very limited and registration is required. To register, call Amy Guido, Clinical Education Administrative Assistant, at (201) 848-4423. Checks can be mailed to Amy Guido’s attention at Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481.

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