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Prenatal Care & Childbirth

Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Carol Welsh


with Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Dec 1, 2018 at 8:30 am
6 additional sessions through Dec 7, 2019

These classes are helpful to both new and experienced parents. Learn the skills to do CPR and choking rescue on an infant up to the age of one year. This is a hands-on experience with manikins where you'll have an opportunity to practices these skills. Come have fun and learn a valuable life-long tool.

Price is per person

Neonatal & Pediatric Intravenous Therapy MMC Employees Only


with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN & Christine Schreiber, BSN, RN, CPN, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 9 am

This course is designed for nurses who will be inserting peripheral intravenous catheters in newborn and pediatric patients. Intended for nurses for whom this is a new skill, nurses without previous formal training or interested in a refresher are also welcome to attend. This class does not substitute for attendance at “Vascular Access Matters,” for nurses required to attend that educational program.

Learning Outcome: Gain knowledge and practice skills related to the insertion, care, and maintenance of pediatric intravenous catheters.

Content Includes:

  • Site selection
  • Age-specific considerations
  • Assessment
  • IV solutions
  • Complications
  • Hands-on practice

Maine Medical Center Department of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours: 2.0

If you have any questions about registration, please call Kathy Taylor at 662-2696 or e-mail


Full Course

Safe Sitter


with Brittany Shaw and Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Feb 21, 2019 at 9 am
3 additional sessions through Aug 15, 2019

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies when caring for children.

Safe Sitters learn: Infant & child CPR, choking procedure, safety for the sitter, how to call for emergency help, babysitting business skills, basic child care skills, and how to entertain children and keep them safe.

The classes are geared for students 11 -13 years old. 

A scholarship for $15 is available upon request.

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