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FSE 275 Comprehensive Review

3 credits
This course reviews all 13 subjects that will be tested on the National Board Examination (NBE). The NBE is the nationally-recognized standard for FSE graduates, and taking the NBE is one requirement of graduation from the FSE program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. This course is taken during the student’s last quarter.

Prerequisites: Program director permission required

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Explain the functions of a funeral director
  • Define the legal requirements of the various regulatory agencies as they pertain to a funeral director’s responsibilities
  • Analyze the factors which influence the diverse needs of funeral service clientele
  • Select individual embalming treatments based upon the specific requests of client/families
  • Demonstrate ability to respond appropriately to hypothetical situations involving human remains
  • Effectively answer questions regarding funeral service options
  • Differentiate between the various types of funeral merchandise/sundries and their purposes
  • Explain the importance of embalming using the basic elements related to science courses
  • Distinguish between the various types of disposition
  • Assess the various options utilized in personalizing a funeral to the family’s needs
  • Demonstrate appropriate listening skills while meeting with a family