Embalming the Obese Case (3 CE Hours)

Embalming the Obese Case (3 CE Hours)

Technical Skills

Vernie Fountain

Language: English

It is estimated that three to four out of every ten bodies received for embalming are classifiably "obese." Therefore it is prudent for professional embalmers to continue to learn and improve specific techniques to manage the obese case.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to describe major issues connected with embalming the obese case and to apply embalming procedures and techniques devised for care of the obese case in order to: assist in removal and transfer of the obese case, manage the embalming process of the obese case, and improve the post-embalming care of the deceased.

The content of this National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) course, and the opinions and recommendations contained therein, in no way represent or reflect the views or policies of the National Funeral Directors Association. The offering of this course by the National Funeral Directors Association does not constitute approval or an endorsement of the content, opinions or recommendations contained in the course.

Continuing Education Information: This course is currently approved for 3 CE hours by APFSP and selected state licensing boards.

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