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                                                                                                                          C.O.E. CONTINUING EDUCATION
                                        APPROVED BY THE ACADEMY OF PROFESSIONAL FUNERAL SERVICE PRACTICE (APFSP)

                                                            ALL COURSES ARE ACCEPTED BY THE MINNESOTA STATE BOARD

          

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Course Name:  12 HR. FUNERAL COURSE
(Includes:  6 hr. Grief counseling and
6 hr. Modern Embalming Procedures and Religious Tradition)
 Course Hours:
12
 
 
Course Number:
 FIL1299  
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($30.00)
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  • Stages of Grief and the Processes of Grieving

  • Mechanisms for Coping with Grief and Techniques for Comforting Grieving Families

  • Culture, Grief and Bereavement Applications for Clinical Practice

  •  History and a Statistical Overview

  •  The Embalming Process, Body Preparation, & Ancient Theory

  • Ancient & Modern Embalming Procedures

  • Religious Funeral Traditions, FTC Funeral Rules, and Funeral Etiquette


    
                         
   

                                

Course Name:   3 hr. OSHA Compliance & Ethical Standards
 Course Hours:
3
 
 
Course Number:
 
FIL201
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($15.00)
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  • Bloodborne Pathogens & Hazardous Exposure

  • Prevention Ethics

  • OSHA Compliance & Code of Ethics Standards

             
            

   

              

Course Name:   3 hr. Psychological Aspects of Death and Dying
 Course Hours:
3
 
 
Course Number:
 

FIL202
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($15.00)
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  • Death Awareness and Anxiety

  •  Cultural Attitudes toward Death

  •  Processing the Death of a Loved One through Life’s Transition

  • The Psychology of Dying

  •  System Coordination Approach for the Dying Patient

  •  Legal Implications for the Dying Patient and the Family

 

   

        

Course Name:   3 hr. Practice Of Embalming
 Course Hours:
3
 
 
Course Number:
 
FIL500
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($15.00)
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  • The learner will become knowledgeable of embalming
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the Ethical performance standard
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of organ donation
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of Misrepresentation and confidentiality
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of defamation of others
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of accommodations of the family

   

    

Course Name:   3 hr. Funeral Counseling
 Course Hours:
3
 

Course Number:
 

FIL501
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($15.00)
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  • The learner will become knowledgeable of funeral counseling
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of patience when dealing with bereaved families
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of death dying and the way the bereaved families deals with it
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the different stages of death
  • The learner will become knowledgeable on how to serve the family in time of bereavement
  • The learner will become knowledgeable on the common symptoms of grief
  • The learner will become knowledgeable on the learning how to listen to the bereaved family
    
   
 
Course Name:
4HR. UNIVERSAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS IN THE FUNERAL INDUSTRY 
 Course Hours:
4
 
 
Course Number:
 

15-6428
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($20.00)
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  • MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS STANDARD
  • QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TO THE BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS STANDARD
  • BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS AND NEEDLESTICK PREVENTION
  • GUIDANCE FOR SAFE HANDLING OF HUMAN REMAINS OF EBOLA PATIENTS IN U.S. HOSPITALS AND MORTUARIES
  • OSHA REGULATIONS THAT AFFECT FUNERAL HOMES
   

        

Course Name:   4 hr. HIV and Sanitation
 Course Hours:
4
 
 
Course Number:
 

FIL202
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($20.00)
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  • The learner will become knowledgeable of Blood-Borne Pathogens and their transmission.
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the Blood-Borne Pathogen Standards
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the Exposure Control Plan
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the differences and risks of Hepatitis A, B, C and D
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of proper Hygiene Practices
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the proper techniques for hand-washing
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the importance of Hepatitis vaccinations

 
   

         

Course Name:   4 hr. Psychological Aspects of Grief
 Course Hours:
4
 
 
Course Number:
 

FIL203
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($20.00)
Take Test to get Certificate

              

 
  

 
  • Understanding the Basic Tasks of Grief
  • Circumstantial Factors Influencing Grief
  •  Comparing and Contrasting Reactions to Loss
  • Manifestations of Grief
  • Therapeutic Strategies for the Bereaved
  •  Psychosocial Functions of Funerals

   
 
Course Name:   4 hr. Funeral and Religion Customs
 Course Hours:
4
 
 
Course Number:
 

FIL203
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($20.00)
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  • The learner will become knowledgeable of funeral counseling
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of patience when dealing with bereaved families
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of death dying and the way the bereaved families deals with it
  • The learner will become knowledgeable of the different stages of death
  • The learner will become knowledgeable on how to serve the family in time of bereavement
  • The learner will become knowledgeable on the common symptoms of grief
  • The learner will become knowledgeable on the learning how to listen to the bereaved family

   
 
Course Name:   5 hr. Bereavement Aftercare and the
Death Care Professional
 Course Hours:
5
 
 
Course Number:
 

FIL204
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($25.00)
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  • Rationale for a Multidisciplinary Support System
  • Counseling Techniques for Helping the Bereaved
  • Models of Bereavement Aftercare
  • Contemporary Issues Influencing Bereavement Aftercare
  •  Issues for the Death Care Professional
   
 
Course Name:   6 hr. Grief Counseling
 Course Hours:
6
 
 
Course Number:
 

FIL205
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($30.00)
Take Test to get Certificate

              
 
  • Stages of Grief and the Processes of Grieving
  •  Mechanisms for Coping with Grief and Techniques for Comforting Grieving Families
  • Culture, Grief and Bereavement Applications for Clinical Practice

   
 
Course Name:   6 hr. Modern Embalming Procedures and Religious Traditions
 Course Hours:
6
 
 
Course Number:
 
FIL206
 
 Reading Material:

  

          
Course Cost:  ($30.00)
Take Test to get Certificate                                      

              
 
  • History and a Statistical Overview
  • The Embalming Process, Body Preparation, & Ancient Theory
  • Ancient & Modern Embalming Procedures
  • Religious Funeral Traditions, FTC Funeral Rules, and Funeral Etiquette