January 28, 2013 James Revillini

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Tunxis Community College in Farmington will offer a “Certified Pediatric Babysitting Course: Medic First Aid” on Feb. 15 & 16 (Friday 4-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) in Room 6-127.

Designed for 11- to 17-year-olds who plan to babysit, the eight-hour non-credit course includes first aid and prevention topics, one-rescuer adult and pediatric CPR, foreign-body airway obstruction and other babysitting-related topics. The course fee is $95 and includes textbook, exam, Patho-Shield Plus key chain, and course completion card.

The course is one of many available through Tunxis Workforce Development and Continuing Education. To view additional spring non-credit offerings, see the Tunxis Continuing Education spring course schedule online at www.tunxis.edu/cesched.