For COVID-19 and vaccination updates, view our information for the community. If you're experiencing symptoms, call your primary care provider.

Press Releases

Registration Open for Babysitting Basics Class at Methodist Women's Hospital Campus

Published: May 12, 2021

Registration is now open for Babysitting Basics, a program presented by the Methodist Women's Hospital childbirth education team.

Babysitting Basics class is for youths 11 and older who are preparing to begin a babysitting career.

This four-hour training will offer the necessary safety knowledge and skills for youth babysitters to responsible care for infants and children. Included in the class:

  • Basic child care will be demonstrated and practiced, including handwashing, feeding, diapering and calming techniques.  
  • Family and Friends CPR (non-certificate), which offers lifesaving skills and education in a group environment. 
  • Participants will also learn babysitting etiquette and fun activities to keep children engaged and entertained.

Space is limited, and classes fill quickly. 

 

Class Dates, Location and Cost

Dates

Monday, June 7, 8 a.m. to noon
Monday, June 7, 1 to 5 p.m.
Friday, June 11, 8 a.m. to noon
Friday, June 25, 8 a.m. to noon
Friday, June 25, 1 to 5 p.m.

Location

Women’s Medical Office Building, 717 N. 190th Plaza, 2nd floor conference area

More information

Open to: Students age 11 and older
Class size: Limited to 16 students 
Cost of class to participant: $55

 

Online registration 

Click here to find and register for a Babysitting Basics class, or go to the Methodist Health System online event calendar at bestcare.org/events/calendar and enter "babysitting" in the keyword search.

 

Questions?

For more information, contact Childbirth Education at (402) 815-1136 or childbirthed@nmhs.org.