2019 NFDA Embalming Preconvention Seminar

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL   Visit Website
Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM   iCalendar

Embalming and Reconstructive Techniques for Trauma, Including Organ and Tissues Cases

Discover new, as well as tried and tested, techniques presented by master embalmer Vernie Fountain! This information-packed seminar will examine head and eye trauma, crushing injuries, autopsy cases, gunshot wounds, soft-tissue repair, and much more. Learn tips and discuss techniques for use by embalmers when preparing various types of challenging cases – from the non-traumatized to the most severely traumatized cases. Practice discussing trauma injuries with families, and how to improve the quality and appearance of the decedent for viewing and promote the value of embalming and visitation.

About the Presenter

Vernie Fountain, CFSP, is a licensed embalmer and began his career in funeral service in 1956. In 1990, he founded Fountain National Academy (FNA) to provide quality, specialized training for licensed embalmers.  Fountain’s embalming and reconstructive techniques help embalmers deal with severely traumatized and difficult cases and have proven effective in converting many non-viewable cases to a more acceptable viewable condition.  His ability to teach his valuable expertise in seminar settings has made his presentations popular among funeral service professionals around the globe.

Seminar is approved for up to 4 CE hours by APFSP and most state licensing boards.

Registration Fees


NFDA Member


Non-Member Funeral Director


Mortuary Students


U.S. Dollars on U.S. Bank


Separate registration is required for the 2019 NFDA International Convention & Expo.  Visit http://convention.nfda.org  or call 800.228.6332.

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McCormick Place   Visit Website

2301 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616, USA

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