May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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FSED 2040 Embalming II

2 Credit Hour(s)

This course illustrates the advanced theoretical aspects of embalming and a continuation of FSED 2020. Special emphasis is placed on the principles and techniques of embalming, which includes case analysis, methods of injections and drainage, cavity embalming, and special problem cases. The cremation curriculum focuses on the important considerations when working with those that choose cremation as a form of disposition. This includes proper identification, legal authorization, use of third party crematories, required forms, cremation containers, containers for cremated deceased, cremation merchandise, services in conjunction with cremation, arranging for disposition of cremated deceased, shipping cremated deceased, FTC Compliance, and the history of cremation.
Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will apply and evaluate:

  • embalming techniques associated with difficult cases.
  • the importance of embalming analysis.
  • what the general body conditions are associated with embalming.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to AAS/FSED Program, FSED 2020  and FSED 2030  
Corequisite(s): FSED 2050   and FSED 2060  
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

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