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

FSE 271 Embalming III Lab

3 credits
This class is a continuation of FSE 251  and FSE 261 . The subject includes the study of the phenomenon of death in the human body, government regulations applicable to the embalming process, embalming analysis and reports, and instrumentation.

Prerequisites: FSE 261  

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

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

  • Explain the problems caused by, and the embalming treatments for various causes of death, including but not limited to infections, communicable diseases, trauma, pathological conditions, and disaster situations
  • Identify the treatment for organs and tissues recovered
  • Explain and demonstrate the preparation of the infant, autopsy and non-autopsy embalming techniques and procedures
  • Explain and demonstrate cavity embalming procedures and postmortem conditions of discolorations, decomposition, dehydration, general body conditions, vascular difficulties, moisture considerations, radiation and their embalming treatments
  • Integrate information from microbiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry, and restorative art to predict a protocol to be used for the embalming process

Total Hours: 60 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60