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 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

Dates: 26 Feb – 13 Nov, 2019

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)
This program may not be submitted to satisfy certification as a crematory operator.

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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