Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FSE 251 Embalming I

3 credits
This course includes the study of the phenomenon of death in the human body, government regulations applicable to the embalming process, and embalming analysis, reports, and instrumentation.

Prerequisites: BIOL& 175  and FSE 101  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain how the handling, treatment and disposition of the dead human body meet the sociological, psychological, theological, physical and legal requirements of family and community
  • Identify the causes and manners of death whereby notification of death to public officials is required
  • Use appropriate terminology to facilitate communication with members of allied professions and the public
  • Apply adequate methods of personal and environmental protection against communicable and infectious diseases and hazardous chemicals
  • Cooperate with professional agencies regarding the dead human body
  • Identify and document body conditions, embalming techniques and procedures performed in written embalming report

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30