Embalming Perspectives and Paradigms Challenged

  • Course Type
    Course
  • Course Code
    C21_OL120
  • Membership Required
    No
Embalming Perspectives and Paradigms Challenged (6 CE Hours)

Embalming Perspectives and Paradigms Challenged (6 CE Hours)

John S. "Jay" Rhodes, III

Member: $140.00
Non-Member: $160.00Your price

This online course is an overview of the embalming process, offering various perspectives, skills, and techniques that have been gleaned from the author's personal experience in the profession, as well as from seminars, embalming articles, and texts, and from over ten years of working behind the scenes with embalmers on a variety of embalming problems. Many current challenges are discussed. Changing family expectations of higher embalming standards are addressed.

Continuing Education Information: This course is currently approved for 6 CE hours by APFSP and most state licensing boards.

State Exceptions:Check with your state board for approval status.

Author

John S. "Jay" Rhodes, III, is a third-generation funeral director. His education includes an A.A. degree in 1968 from St. Petersburg Junior College (SPJC)-Clearwater Campus (now St. Petersburg College), a B.A. in 1970 from the University of South Florida, and an A.S. in Mortuary Science in 1973 from Miami-Dade Community College-North Campus (now Miami Dade College). He established Rhodes Funeral Directors, P.A., in 1976. In 1991 he sold the business and managed it for the Loewen Group until 1995, when he joined The Dodge Company as their representative in west and south Florida. Jay was the first embalming instructor at SPJC, serving for four years.

A past president of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice and past president of the Florida Funeral Directors Association, Jay has presented programs and seminars for NFDA, FFDA, IFDA, FMA, the Georgia Academy of Graduate Embalmers, and the British Institute of Embalmers, as well as numerous other local funeral director organizations.

Description

This online course is an overview of the embalming process, offering various perspectives, skills, and techniques that have been gleaned from the author's personal experience in the profession, as well as from seminars, embalming articles, and texts, and from over ten years of working behind the scenes with embalmers on a variety of embalming problems. Many current challenges are discussed. Changing family expectations of higher embalming standards are addressed.

Continuing Education Information: This course is currently approved for 6 CE hours by APFSP and most state licensing boards.

State Exceptions:Check with your state board for approval status.

Author

John S. "Jay" Rhodes, III, is a third-generation funeral director. His education includes an A.A. degree in 1968 from St. Petersburg Junior College (SPJC)-Clearwater Campus (now St. Petersburg College), a B.A. in 1970 from the University of South Florida, and an A.S. in Mortuary Science in 1973 from Miami-Dade Community College-North Campus (now Miami Dade College). He established Rhodes Funeral Directors, P.A., in 1976. In 1991 he sold the business and managed it for the Loewen Group until 1995, when he joined The Dodge Company as their representative in west and south Florida. Jay was the first embalming instructor at SPJC, serving for four years.

A past president of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice and past president of the Florida Funeral Directors Association, Jay has presented programs and seminars for NFDA, FFDA, IFDA, FMA, the Georgia Academy of Graduate Embalmers, and the British Institute of Embalmers, as well as numerous other local funeral director organizations.

Course Credit Approvals

State License Type Credit Category Credits
Academy A 0.60
Alabama Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Alaska Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Alberta Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Arizona Funeral Service C 6.00
Arkansas Funeral Service Pending Approval 0.00
British Columbia Funeral Service CEU 6.00
California Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Colorado Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Connecticut Funeral Service A 6.00
Delaware Funeral Service A 6.00
District of Columbia Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Florida Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Georgia Funeral Service Pending Approval 6.00
Hawaii Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Idaho Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Illinois Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Indiana Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Iowa Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Kansas Funeral Service CEU 3.00
Kentucky Funeral Service Pending Approval 6.00
Louisiana Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Maine Funeral Service A 6.00
Manitoba Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Maryland Funeral Service A 6.00
Massachusetts Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Michigan Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Minnesota Funeral Service MN - Body Prep 6.00
Mississippi Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Missouri Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Montana Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Nebraska Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Nevada Funeral Service A 6.00
New Brunswick Funeral Service CEU 6.00
New Hampshire Funeral Service Pending Approval 6.00
New Jersey Funeral Service CEU 6.00
New Mexico Funeral Service A 6.00
New York Funeral Service Pending Approval 0.00
Newfoundland and Labrador Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
North Carolina Funeral Service CEU 6.00
North Dakota Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Nova Scotia Funeral Service Pending Approval 6.00
Ohio Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Oklahoma Funeral Service A 6.00
Ontario Funeral Service Not Applied For 0.00
Oregon Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Pennsylvania Funeral Service Not Applied For 0.00
Puerto Rico Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Quebec Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Rhode Island Funeral Service A 6.00
Saskatchewan Funeral Service CEU 6.00
South Carolina Funeral Service CEU 6.00
South Dakota Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00
Tennessee Funeral Service Pending Approval 0.00
Texas Funeral Service Not Applied For 0.00
Utah Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Vermont Funeral Service Not Applied For 0.00
Virginia Funeral Service CEU 2.00
Washington Funeral Service CEU 6.00
West Virginia Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Wisconsin Funeral Service 4 6.00
Wyoming Funeral Service CEU 6.00
Yukon Territory Funeral Service No CE Requirement 0.00