Content in this course has been reviewed and approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The Babysitter Lessons And Safety Training (BLAST!) program is exciting and interactive, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. This Third Edition program is an important training for potential babysitters, childcare providers, and parents considering hiring a babysitter. This course teaches skills with a research-proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. Successful participants receive a 2 year American Heart Association Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED eCard certification and Babysitter certificate.
Key changes reflecting the new science from the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
The BLAST! program prepares participants to interview for babysitting jobs, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid, CPR, use of an AED, and begin babysitting safely and competently.
Textbook: You must have an AHA student manual for the class you are taking that is up-to-date with the current AHA guidelines being taught. Your Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED student manual is not included in your registration fee. You may purchase additional student manuals from us at the time of the class.
You can request a Go Life Savers certification class based on your preferences. Just fill out the form and we will contact you regarding your request within 24 hours.