Over 30 students complete Veterans Memorial Hospital Babysitting Seminar


Babysitting class offered at Veterans Memorial Hospital ... Over 30 youth completed the recent Veterans Memorial Hospital Babysitting class held Saturday, March 14. The class was instructed by Corinne Cook, RN and consisted of teaching the qualities of being a good babysitter including basic child care, accident prevention and first aid. These new babysitters learned Hands Only CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) to the tune of the song “Baby Shark,” as pictured below, with many hospital staff assisting in the education. The Heimlach Maneuver, to be used in the case of a choking infant or child, and fire safety were also covered as part of the class. Submitted photos.

A wide array of students completed the recent Babysitting class hosted by Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon.

The class, which was held Saturday, March 14,  was instructed by Corinne Cook, RN and consisted of teaching the qualities of being a good babysitter including basic child care, accident prevention and first aid. These new babysitters learned CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and the Heimlach Maneuver, to be used in the case of a choking infant or child, and also learned about fire safety.

The students who completed the Veterans Memorial Hospital Babysitting seminar included Mylan Dougherty, Sarah Stock, Dani Janzen, Ella Homewood, Jeremiah Howe, Jackson Connelly, Adelynn Connelly, Wyatt Connelly, Kaira Bushaw, Holly Harrington, Annabel Stegen, Addison Corlett, Hailey Stein, Nevaeh Cooper, James Stigler, Lyla Stigler, Molly Kurth, Hailey Miller, Ashlyn Blake, Makenna Duffied, Amelia Duffield, Garbriella Duffield, McKenna Kozelka, Kaylee King, Kaylee Hoth, Desirae Kugel, Audrey Ruff, Cheyenne Ruff, Madilyn Dahlstrom, Lucy Welch, Melody Grimm, Harmony Grimm, Lily Larson, Gabe McCormick, Hannah Jacobson, Hayley McNamara and Callie O’Neill.
 

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