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PLEASE NOTE: Programs approved for Crematory Operators credit are highlighted in green.  Additional opportunities can be found in the homestudy/correspondence programs.
  • CREMATION ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA WEBINAR

    Dates: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2018
    Approved Programs:
    “Cremation Arrangement Conference Best Practices”  has been approved for two (2) hours.
    “Phone Shoppers: Your Best First Impression” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Legal Topics”  has been approved for one and half (1.5) hours.
    “Cremation & the Environment Online Course” has been approved for two (2) hours (also approved for crematory operators).

    Contact:
    Ms. Jennifer Head, Education Director
    Cremation Association of North America
    499 Northgate Parkway
    Wheeling, Illinois 60090
    Phone: (312) 245-1077
    Website
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  • NFDA ARRANGER TRAINING PROGRAM/S:

    Dates: 18 Jan – 27 Sep, 2018

    Locations:
    Laurel Manor, Livonia, MI - January 18, 2018
    Dover Air Force Base, DE - January 30, 2018
    Columbia Convention Center, Columbia, SC - February 5, 2018
    Messinger Mortuary Indian School, Scottsdale, AZ - March 21, 2018
    SFLIC, Hot Springs, AR - August 29, 2018
    Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, IA - September 27, 2018

    Total Continued Education Hours Six (6) hours for each course.

    Time starts for all courses: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis
    NFDA Education Specialist
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    WEBSITE:

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  • CERTIFIED FUNERAL CELEBRANT TRAINING

    Dates: 26 Feb – 12 Oct, 2018
    February 26-28 at Springfield, Illinois
    March 7-9 at Columbus, Ohio
    April 9-11 at Kingston, Ontario
    April 16-18 at Las Vegas, Nevada
    July 17-19 at Brookfield, Wisconsin
    August 8-10 at Minneapolis, Minnesota
    September 24-26 at Atlantic City, New Jersey
    October 12-14 at Salt Lake City, Utah

    Approved for Six (6) hours each of continuing education.

    Contact: Glenda Stansbury
    Insight Institute
    4141 NW Expressway, Suite 110
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116
    Phone: 405-810-9501
    Email: glenda@insightbooks.com
    Website
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  • EMBALMING RISK MANAGEMENT 4.0

    Dates: 19 Jun, 2018 – 19 Jun, 2019
    Online course ongoing 24/7 approved for three (3) hours of continued education.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Educational Specialist
    National Funeral Director's Association
    13625 Bishops Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Website
    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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  • 2018 AGM & Professional Enrichment Conference

    Dates: 21 – 22 Aug, 2018
    Approved Programs:
    “Universal World of Embalming ” has been approved for one (1) hours.
    “Under The Lights And Through The Tears” has been approved for one and a half (1.5) hours.
    “Turning Challenges Into Opportunities” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Fluids-Standard Applications and Non-Traditional Applications That Surprisingly Work Amazingly Well ” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Bringing Ritual Back To Cremation Arranging” has been approved for one and a half (1.5) hours.
    “Post-Embalming Protocols ” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “An A-Z Look At Organ Procurement & Donation” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “You Only Have One Chance...But Sometimes More Can Be Done” has been approved for one (1) hour.

    Contact: Sally L. Belanger, CFSP, MBIE
    North American Division of the British Institute of Embalmers
    38 Young Avenue
    Brunswick, Maine 04011
    Phone: (207) 841-6330
    Website
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  • The Dodge 2018 Summer Wreaths Across America Project

    Dates: 23 – 25 Aug, 2018
    Operational Overview of the Charles C. Carson Center, United States Port Mortuary, Dover, Delaware (Lecture)    August 23, 2018, 9:45 a.m.–12 Noon    2.25 hours
    Operational Overview of the Fisher House for Families of  Our Nation’s Fallen Heroes    August 23, 2018, 1:10–2:10 p.m.    1 hour
    The Charles C. Carson Center, United States Port Mortuary-What it Stands For/A Personal Reflection    August 24, 2018, 6:20-7:20 a.m.    1 hour
    Operational Overview of Arlington National Cemetery    August 24, 2018, 8:30-10:00 a.m.    1.5 hours
    Operational Overview of Arlington National Cemetery’s Caisson Stables        August 24, 2018, 2:30-4:00 p.m.    1.5 hours

    Contact: Sally L. Belanger, CFSP, MBIE
    Community Relations
    The Dodge Company
    38 Young Avenue
    Brunswick, Maine 04011
    Phone: (207) 406-2703
    Email
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  • NFDA Arranger Training Program

    Dates: 06 – 06 Sep, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Educational Specialist
    National Funeral Director's Association
    13625 Bishops Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Website
    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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  • 2018 KFDA FALL DISTRICT MEETINGS

    Dates: 10 – 10 Sep, 2018

    Program Title

    Program Dates

    Approval

    Social Security Benefits and Death Reporting

    September 10-13 & 19-20, 2018

    1 hour

    KFDA Mass Fatality Disaster Plan

    September 10-13 & 19-20, 2018

    1 hour

    KFDA Business Session

    September 10-13 & 19-20, 2018

    1 hour

    Alzheimer’s Disease: Family Secrets

    September 12, 2018

    1 hour




















    Ms. Pam Scott, Executive Director

    Kansas Funeral Directors Association (KFDA)
    1200 S. Kansas Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66612-1331
    Phone: (785) 232-7789
    Website

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  • Funeral Gurus Online Program Progressive Desairology for the Modern Embalmer and Family Assisted Dress Experience (FADE)

    Dates: 12 – 13 Sep, 2018
    Ms. Robin Heppell, CFSP
    Funeral Gurus
    Box 8723
    Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 3S3
    Phone: (250) 744-3595
    Website
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  • Oklahoma Continuing Education Seminars

    Dates: 12 – 12 Sep, 2018
    September 12, 2018 at the Freddie's Barbeque Steakhouse in Sapulpa, OK
    “Good People, Unethical Choices” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Drugs and Chemo Cases” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Thing to do after the embalming machine turns off” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Cavity Treatment” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Complying with the FTC Funeral Rule” has been approved for two (2) hours.

    September 13, 2018 at the Cattleman's Steak House in Oklahoma City, OK
    “Good People, Unethical Choices” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Drugs and Chemo Cases” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Thing to do after the embalming machine turns off” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Cavity Treatment” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Complying with the FTC Funeral Rule” has been approved for two (2) hours.

    Contact: Mr. Randy Emmert, Proctor
    The Wilbert Group/Pierce Chemical
    615 Barton Place
    Neosho, Missouri 64350-3014
    Phone: (417) 389-1697
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  • Federated Academy Des Moines Regional Meeting

    Dates: 19 – 20 Sep, 2018
    DMACC Mortuary School Open House approved for two (2) hours
    Chemicals Used In The Embalming Process approved for two (2) hours
    Creative Cash Flow approved for one (1) hour
    The New Tax Code And What It Means For You approved for one half (.5) hour
    Bringing Ritual To Cremation Arranging approved for two (2) hours
    Maximizing The Value Of Your Business approved for two (2) hours

    Contact: Jackie Betz
    Federated Funeral Directors of America
    Phone: (217) 391-5706
    Email
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  • IOWA FUNERAL LAW REVIEW AND OSHA TRAINING

    Dates: 09 – 09 Oct, 2018
    Approved for four (4) hours of continuing education.

    Contact: Ms. Sheri Splichal, Continuing Education Coordinator
    Iowa Western Community College
    2700 College Road, Looft Hall
    Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
    Phone: (712) 325-3265
    Website
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  • NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant Program Seminar

    Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website
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  • NFDA Arranger Training Program Seminar

    Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website

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  • NFDA Cremation Certification Program Seminar

    Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website
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  • 2018 International Convention & Expo Educational Sessions

    Dates: 14 – 17 Oct, 2018
    The Vernie Fountain Files: Embalming Restoration and Death Investigation, 4 hours
    Google It! Making the Most of Your Online Presence, 1 hour
    Going Beyond Facebook: Using Digital Marketing to Grow Online, 1 hour
    Asian Culture in Cremation and Funerals, 1 hour
    Be the Best Crematory Operator in Your Community, 1.5 hours
    Treating Difficult Institutionalized Medical Cases, 1 hour
    Why Youth and Funerals Matter, 1 hour
    Funeral Financing and Payment Strategies for Your Families, 1 hour
    50 Card, 50 Questions, 1 hour
    Active Shooter Preparedness Training, 2 hours
    Cemeteries Are Dying: A Bold Response, 1 hour
    Award-winning customer Service and Community Outreach, 1 hour
    POAs, Wills and Trusts...Oh My!, 1 hour
    Are You Building Partners to Bring Have the Talk of a Lifetime to Life in Your Community?, 1 hour
    Voices of Grief-A film based approach to community outreach, 1.5 hours
    FTC Funeral Rule: Reducing Your Risk, 1 hour
    Supporting Families After an Overdose Death, 1 hour
    Family Search-Finding Your Roots, 1 hour
    The Relevance of Restorative Art, 1.5 hour
    Social Media Success Stories, 2 hours
    Master Personalization Through Storytelling and Event Design, 2 hours
    Opening Session: Remarks by Former First Lady Laura Bush, 1 hour
    How End-of-Life Doulas are Changing the Face of Dying, 1 hour
    After Suicide...Helping the Bereaved, 1 hour
    Did You Know You Are a Storyteller?, 2 hours
    Create Lasting Memories: Perfecting the Final Touches, 2 hours
    Is It Sexual harassment?, 1.5 hours
    Recognizing Substance Abuse in the Workplace, 1 hour
    Cremation Success in a Small to Medium Market, 1 hour
    Going Home: The Resurgence of Home Funerals, 1 hour
    RSVP: I'll See You at My Living Funeral, 1 hour
    Serving the Family of a Perpetrator, 1 hour
    How to Reverse an Overdose with NARCAN, 1.5 hours
    Restoration and Repair Trauma Cases, 1 hour
    Asked and Answered: Today's Consumer Preferences, 1 hour
    Advocacy: How to Speak Up for Yourself and our Profession, 1 hour
    Lingering Liability: Inside the Cemetery, 1 hour
    Every Life Deserves a Tribute, 1 hour
    Leadership in Times of Crisis, 1 hour
    2018 NFDA International Convention EXPO, 1 hour

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website

    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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  • 2018 DODGE TECHNICAL SEMINAR

    Dates: 08 – 09 Nov, 2018
    Approved for nine (9) hours of continuing education.

    Contact: Sally L. Belanger, CFSP, MBIE
    Community Relations
    The Dodge Company
    38 Young Avenue
    Brunswick, Maine 04011
    Phone: (207) 406-2703
    Email
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  • 2018 NFDA Professional Women's Conference Canada

    Dates: 17 – 18 Nov, 2018
    “Funerals Build Resilient Kids” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Professional Presence: Body Language” has been approved for one and a half (1.5) hours.
    “RSVP: I’ll See You at My Living Funeral” has been approved for two and a half (2.5) hours.
    “Techniques for Edema and Long Bone Donation”and “Digital Marketing Done Right” has been approved for one and a half (1.5) hours.
    “Embracing Diversity: Tapping into Your Team’s Unique Strengths” has been approved for one (1) hour.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishops Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005-6600
    Website
    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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