Health Central Services

Health Central University

Health Central University (HCU) is the first corporate university in a hospital setting in Central Florida and is dedicated to furthering the health related education of the community. Classes are available to area residents as well as continuing education for our healthcare professionals.

Health Central University consists of six academies: Community Health, Clinical Excellence, Health Central Way, Leadership Development, Physician Excellence, and Professional Development. Each academy is governed by an Advisory Council whose members are responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all the courses offered at Health Central University.

Health Central University is governed by an Advisory Board composed of representatives from each of the advisory councils, representatives from Health Central’s Board of Directors, Valencia Community College, University of Central Florida, DeVry University, VITAS, an MD champion and hospital administration.

 

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Safe Sitter Course at Health Central Hospital

 BABYSITTING PREPARATION FOR PRE-TEENS & PEACE OF MIND FOR PARENTS

Our world is a complicated place. Today’s babysitters need to know more than just the basics to keep themselves and the children in their care safe. That’s why Safe Sitter®, an up-to-date and well-rounded youth development program with a medical basis, teaches young teens life and safety skills to keep them safe now and in the future. It also equips them with the tools needed to stay home alone safely and with confidence.

Safe Sitters learn:

  • How, why and where injuries happen so they can prevent them
  • How to decide the seriousness of an injury if it does happen
  • How to get help if needed
  • How to keep themselves safe when babysitting or at home alone
  • How a child’s age affects how to care for them
  • How to prevent problem behavior
  • How to rescue a choking infant or child
  • How to run a babysitting business
  • How to be safe when online or using a cell phone
  • How to perform infant and child CPR

Safe Sitter classes are available through Health Central University at Health Central. The student

must be at least 11 years old to attend the class. A fee of $50.00 covers the two–day program. Orlando Health Central Inc.’s Team Members’ Children - $25. For more information and to register you may contact Health Central University at Health Central (407) 296-1440. Classes fill up fast, so please register early. To confirm class placement we must receive the registration form  and the class fee.

Course Dates:

  • June 19 & 20
  • July 17 & 18

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Gleason Room

Download the 2015 Safe Sitter and Registration Form here.

 

Class Catalog

A Health Central University class catalog can be downloaded below to view classes offered, or a printed copy is available at Health Central University, located on the 5th floor of Health Central.