Approved Crematory Operator Continuing Education Programs (these programs can also be found in the Scheduled and Home-Study or Correspondence Programs sections--highlighted in green)

Scheduled Continuing Education Programs

 These programs count toward the crematory operator's six (6) hour certification requirement that must be completed within the first year of licensure as a crematory operator.


Crematory Operator & Cremation Arranger Certification Class

Web-cast programs, has been approved for a total of twelve (12) hours (six hours for the Cremation Arranger and six hours for the Crematory Operator) of continuing education credit for licensees of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts. The Crematory Operator program is also approved for Kansas licensed crematory operators–as well as embalmers and funeral directors.

Cremation Arranger, December 11, 2019, 9-5 p.m.
Crematory Operator, December 12, 2019, 9-5 p.m.

To register contact: ICCFA Meeting Department, 1-(800)-645-7700, or write: (ICCFA)
107 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100, Sterling, VA 20164-4468.

2019 ICCFA UNIVERSITY

Dates: July 19-24, 2019

Programs to be held at the Fogelman Conference Center in Memphis, TN. Programs have been approved for continuing education for licensees of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts (KSBMA).
                                                                   
                                                                 ICCFA University
                                                        College Of Cremation Services

Program Title

Program Date

Approval

Crematory Operator Curriculum

July 20, 2019

6.0 hours

Administrator Curriculum: This & That

July 21, 2019

1.5 hours

Administrator Curriculum: 2019 Financial Realities of Today’s Industry

July 21, 2019

1.5 hours

Crematory Tour: “A real-world look at all aspects of a cremation provider”

July 21, 2019

3.0 hours

Cremation & Crematory Risk Management

July 22, 2019

1.5 hours

Innovative Approaches to Cremation Consumers

July 22, 2019

1.5 hours

Reducing Your Liability to Add to Your Bottom Line

July 22, 2019

1.5 hours

Arranging More Than Cremation

July 22, 2019

1.5 hours

Setting a New Standard

July 23, 2019

1.5 hours

Know your Cremation Consumer

July 23, 2019

1.5 hours

Exceeding Expectations: A Creative approach for serving families

 

July 23, 2019

 

2.5 hours

Exceeding Expectations: A Creative approach for serving families (Cont’d)

Bringing it together: Open Forum

July 24, 2019

1.0 hour


To register contact: ICCFA Meetings Department
Phone: (800) 645-7700
or write: ICCFA Meetings Department
             107 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100
             Sterling, Va 20164
 Website

Crematory Operator Continuing Education Course

Dates: May 05, 2019 2:30 PM - May 05, 2019 4:30 PM

Program will be held at the Overland Park Sheraton in Overland Park, Kansas has been approved for two (2) hours of continuing education for licensed crematory operators, embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts. 

To register contact Nebraska Funeral Directors Assn (402) 761-2217.
Website

 

Crematory Operator Certification Course

Dates: May 05, 2019 2:30 PM - May 05, 2019 4:30 PM

Program will be held at the Overland Park Sheraton in Overland Park, Kansas has been approved for six (6) hours of continuing education for licensed crematory operators, embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts. 

To register contact Nebraska Funeral Directors Assn (402) 761-2217.
Website


CANA'S Crematory Operations Certifications Program

 

Date

Location

City, State

February 26, 2019

Rose Hills Memorial Park

Whittier, CA

March 24, 2019

Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home

Elkridge, MD

May 7, 2019

Batting Cages of Minnesota City

Edina, MN

June 6, 2019

Evergreen Washell at Bothell Funeral Home

Seattle, WA

June 14, 2019

Texas Funeral Directors Association 2019 Convention

Dallas, TX

July 31, 2019

Omni Hotel Louisville

Louisville, KY

October 9, 2019

Holiday Inn Express Albany

Albany, NY

October 22, 2019

NFD&MA Annual Board of Directors Meeting

Atlanta, GA

November 13, 2019

National Museum of Funeral History

Houston, TX


Each program has been approved for six (6) hours of continuing education for licensed crematory operators, embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts.

Contact: Jennifer Head,  Education Director
Cremation Association of North America
499 Northgate Parkway
Wheeling, IL  60090-2646
Phone: ( 312) 245-1077
Website


CANA'S Crematory Operations Certification Program

Dates: 07 – 07 May, 2019
To be held at the Metro First Call in Savage, MN has been approved for six (6) hours of continuing education. Program has been approved for licensed crematory operators, embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts.

Contact: Jennifer Head,  Education Director
Cremation Association of North America
499 Northgate Parkway
Wheeling, IL  60090-2646
Phone: (312)245-1077
Website

CANA’S Crematory Operations Certification Program

Dates: 06 – 06 Sep, 2019
To be held at the Paradise Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale, AZ has been approved for six (6) hours continuing education for crematory operators, embalmers and funeral directors.

Contact: Jennifer Head, Education Director
Cremation Association of North America
499 Northgate Parkway
Wheeling, IL 60090
Website



Home-Study/Correspondence Continuing Education Programs

The programs listed below are approved to meet the crematory operator's continuing education requirement:

CANA'S Online Crematory Operations Certification Program

Approved for three (3) continuing education hours (for all licensees)

Contact: Jennifer Head,  Education Director
Cremation Association of North America
499 Northgate Parkway
Wheeling, IL  60090-2646
Phone: (312) 245-1077
Register online here:
Website

Cremation Association of North America Webinar

Two (2) hours credit:
Cremation & the Environment Online Course

Contact: Jennifer Head, Education Director
Cremation Association of North America
499 Northgate Parkway
Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Phone: (312) 245-1077
Website

FuneralCE

The following  on-line home study courses are being sponsored by FuneralCE, Alina Rymarz, CE Compliance Specialist,12222 Merit Drive, Ste. 500, Dallas, TX  75251.  To register contact: Customer Service at 877-332-8480, email:  compliance@webce.com  website: www.funeralce.com.

Three (3) hours credit:
Cremation Best Practices    


2018 NFDA HOME STUDY

Please remember although they offer additional courses only programs listed below have been approved for Kansas licensees.

Be the Best Crematory Operator in Your Community. Audio, approved for 3 hours.
Beyond Price: Your Guide to Mastering Cremation Phone Inquiries. Audio, approved for 2 hours.
Five Keys to Cremation Success Previously Approved as NFDA 2017 Webinar. Audio, approved for 2 hours.
Making Cremation  Profitable. Audio, approved for 2 hours.


To Register Contact: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1(800) 228-6332.
Website:

Practicum Strategies

The following correspondence courses have been approved for three (3) hours each. For more information contact: Richard Santore, c/o Practicum Strategies, P.O. Box 1089,  8 Lenore Ct., Hammonton, NJ 08037, 1-(800) 731-4714 or fax 1-800 591-6391 or click here: www.practicumstrategies.com

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