Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 01, 2020  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FSE 274 Funeral Service Pathology

3 credits
This course covers pathological disease conditions and how they affect various parts of the body. Particular emphasis is given to those conditions which relate to or affect the embalming or restorative art processes.

Prerequisites: FSE 261  and FSE 262  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of diseases and related terminology which will enable professionally recognized communication with members of the medical community, allied professionals, and surviving family members
  • Describe the benefits derived from the postmortem examination of human remains
  • Identify the pathological conditions and etiological factors which require special procedures in the removal, handling, preparation, and disposition of human remains
  • Recognize the relationship between the disease process and embalming analysis

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30