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Car Seat: Infant Passenger Safety Class

Did you know that more than half of car seats are not used or installed correctly? This class is designed to help parents and caregivers feel more confident about correct car seat use through demonstration and presentation of evidence-based guidelines. Join our Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) certified RN educators for education on car seat safety for infants through their first year of life. Learn how to select a car seat, and how to secure the seat and your child in the car safely. This course utilizes discussion, video, written materials, sample seat belt systems and car seat demonstrations, and includes hands-on activity with commonly used car seats. Anyone who transports infants is encouraged to attend. Infants and children can spend a lot of time in the car, and it is important to learn ways to keep them safe.

It is recommended to take this class prior to purchasing a car seat so many expectant parents take it early in pregnancy. However, if you have already purchased a car seat, please bring it with you to class.

Topics include:

  • MN child passenger safety laws
  • Car seat features and selection
  • Installation basics: Seat belt system and LATCH system
  • Avoiding or fixing common mistakes
  • When to change your car seat
  • Additional best practice and resources

All registered participants will receive a confirmation email within one hour after registering (be sure to check your e-mail junk folder if you don't see the e-mail in your inbox). Please contact us immediately (phone: 507/266-7473 or email: perinataleducation@mayo.edu) if you do not receive an email.

Also, check out the description and dates for Mayo Clinic Trauma Center's Car Seat Installation Inspection Clinics!


Additional information

Time: 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. / 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
Length: One class, 2 hours
Fee: $ 20.00

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Day Date Type Location Fee Vacancies Map
Wednesday September 28, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 Waiting List View
Thursday October 6, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 2 View
Tuesday October 25, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 4 View
Wednesday November 2, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 6 View
Saturday November 12, 2022
(10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 3 View
Tuesday November 22, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 5 View
Monday December 5, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 5 View
Tuesday December 20, 2022
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 8 View
Tuesday January 3, 2023
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 6 View
Saturday January 14, 2023
(10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 5 View
Wednesday January 25, 2023
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 6 View
Wednesday February 1, 2023
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 6 View
Monday February 27, 2023
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom $ 20.00 6 View