These days, CPR and first aid skills are essential for parents, guardians, and even for the babysitters. CPR is one of the most critical life-saving procedures for babysitting jobs. It provides skills on how to help victims during sudden cardiac arrest, drowning, and choking. Failure to receive the necessary help during an emergency can result in death within minutes.
First aid training courses cover a wide range of health emergencies, their prevention, and how to attend to them. These include all types of health emergencies such as excessive bleeding, fractures, sprains, burns, fainting, nose bleeding, animal bites, cuts, bruises, head injuries, and different types of wounds. Application of the wrong procedure can lead to further damage and injuries to the victim. Given the nature of children, babysitters should be confident of their help, depending on the type of injury.