20 Students Successfully Complete the AVH Babysitting Course

Twenty area students ages 11 and up successfully completed the AVH Babysitting Course held on Friday, February 28, 2020, at Androscoggin Valley Hospital.

Course Instructors Serena White, RN, BSN, Wanda Tanguay, EMT, and Teresa O’Hearn along with honorary course instructor Emma White, student, taught the students the qualities of a great babysitter; asking about and following the parent’s/guardian’s guidelines; safe home environment and child safety; ages and stages of children - infancy through school age; age appropriate play and supervision; caring for a child needing holding, diapering, dressing and feeding; and how to handle common injuries and emergencies. Each student received an AVH Certificate of Program Completion.

Androscoggin Valley Hospital is pleased to offer this educational opportunity to area students. Courses are typically held annually during February and April school vacations. The next Course is scheduled for Friday, June 19, 2020, from 9 AM to 4 PM at AVH. Course fee is $20 or $25 with a pizza lunch. If you would like to register your child, please call Donna Godin, AVH Public Relations and Marketing Assistant, at 326-5607 or email donna.godin@avhnh.org.

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PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured are, front row, left to right, Honorary Course Instructor Emma Leeman, Hallee Albert, Kaitlyn Roy, Aubrie Brochu, Natanya Roberge, Zoe Bowman, Olivia Labbe, and Mysteria Faro; second row, left to right, Logan Hanson, Alexis O’Malley, Cloey Vien, Amelia Jacques, Harley Bergeron, Colton Dube, and Lilly Anderson; third row, left to right, Zoe Hanson, Kanelei O’Connell, Madison Fillion, Danica Hood, Destiny Lavoie, and Sophie Young; fourth row, left to right, Course Instructors Teresa O’Hearn, Wanda Tanguay, and Serena White.