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Babysitting

Duration: 1 day


The Babysitting course, refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviors to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

Instructor

Youth Leader

Prerequisite

Ages 11 to 15

Course Content

  • First Aid Content:
    • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), glove removal, recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/baby/alone), CPR (baby/child), illness, asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen), poisoning, insect stings, wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns), head, neck and back injuries, broken bones, seizures
  • Reference text with embedded critical thinking activities that will reinforce content

Take-Home Materials

Babysitter’s Manual

Introduction to Map and Compass 1
Open Seats

Introduction to Map and Compass 1

Oct 27, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm

Intro to Map and Compass 1 is the first part of a series of navigation courses serving as an introduction to basic map and compass skills. The course will...

Wilderness First Aid - Basic (20hr): Grand Falls - Windsor, NL
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Wilderness First Aid - Basic (20hr): Grand Falls - Windsor, NL

Nov 1, 2019 - Nov 3, 2019 6:00pm

Wilderness First Aid Duration: 20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible) Fee: $230 +GST = $264.50 Location:...

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C - Cape Broyle, NL
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Standard First Aid with CPR Level C - Cape Broyle, NL

Nov 6, 2019 - Nov 7, 2019 9:00am

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C Duration: 13-14 hours of teaching time Fee: $130 + HST = $149.50 Certification: 3-year...

Wilderness First Aid - Basic (20hr): St. John's, NL
Open Seats

Wilderness First Aid - Basic (20hr): St. John's, NL

Nov 8, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019 6:00pm

Wilderness First Aid Duration: 20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible) Fee: $230 +GST = $264.50 Location:...

Marine Advanced First Aid - Cape Broyle, NL
Open Seats

Marine Advanced First Aid - Cape Broyle, NL

Nov 12, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019 8:30am

Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques and scenarios for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in a marine setting....

Marine Advanced First Aid - Cape Broyle, NL
Open Seats

Marine Advanced First Aid - Cape Broyle, NL

Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019 8:30am

Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques and scenarios for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in a marine setting....

Winter Survival Skills Course: Family Friendly
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Winter Survival Skills Course: Family Friendly

Dec 21, 2019 8:30am - 5:00pm

Spend quality time outside this Winter with your family while learning essential outdoor skills. This one-day course is a must-have for backcountry skiers,...

Introduction to Map and Compass for Youth
Open Seats

Introduction to Map and Compass for Youth

Jan 4, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm

Intro to Map and Compass for Youth is designed to provide the basic skills, knowledge and ability to read various topographical maps and plot courses to...

Ice Rescue Technician Course
Open Seats

Ice Rescue Technician Course

Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020 9:00am

Course Summary:   The focus of this two-day training program is on surface rescue for cold water and ice incidents with an emphasis on personal...

Snowmobile Safety Course (SSC)
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Snowmobile Safety Course (SSC)

Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020 9:00am

Course Summary: Duration: Two days - Classroom and Practical Exercises (in the field) Fee: $249.00 + HST The snowmobile Safety Course is specifically...

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