Home-Study/Correspondence Continuing Education Programs

The following programs are all of the correspondence and home study variety, and they have been approved for continuing education credit for Kansas licensed embalmers and funeral directors. The maximum Kansas credit allowed for any single correspondence or home study program is three (3) hours. Licensees cannot accumulate more than six (6) hours of credit for programs of this nature during any single two-year licensing renewal period.  (Please check with sponsors for availability)

 

  • All Star Professional Training

    They are sponsored by All Star Professional Training, Their website is: https://allstarce.com/courses-offered/?s=&profession=u42709&state=KS&post_type=product

    All programs approve for three (3) hours

    Funeral Services

    Renewal for Kansas Funeral Directors/Embalmers

    Embalming

  • APEX Continuing Education Solutions

    The following home study programs have been approved as listed for each. They are sponsored by APEX Continuing Education Solutions. For additional information contact: APEX at 1-(800) 769-8996. Website: https://www.apexces.com/funeral-ce-continuing-education/kansas/76

    Three (3) hours credit each:

    Are You Stressed? Signs and Solutions
    FTC Funeral Rule
    Funeral Rituals and Mental Health
    Infant Embalming Techniques
    OSHA Essentials
    Restoration of a Tissue Donor
    The Funeral Director and Organ & Tissue Donation
    Understanding Grief
    Working With Difficult People
    Preneed Planning: What Every Funeral Director Should Know

    Two (2) hours credit each:

    Funeral Service Ethics
    Green Burial 101
    Telephone Inquiry Manual for Funeral Homes
    Understanding HIV and AIDS
    After Suicide: How to Support Survivors of the Loss

    One (1) hour credit each:

    A Brief History of Burial & Preservation Practices
    Creative Marketing for Funeral Homes
  • WEBCE

    The following  on-line home study courses are being sponsored by Webce, to register click here: https://www.webce.com/catalog/courses/funeral-ce/kansas/funeral-director

    Three (3) hours credit:

    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Conflict Resolution for Funeral Directors
    • Cremation Best Practices
    • Final Expense Insurance
    • Intercultural Burials
    • Managing Grief - A Guide for the Funeral Professional
    • OSHA Practices Standards for Funeral Professionals
    • OSHA Workplace Rights
    • Pre-Need Planning
    • Public Speaking For Funeral Directors
    • Understanding Social Security: Case Studies for Funeral Directors
    • Working Ethically with Seniors
    • Funeral Personalization and Family Engagement
    • Funeral Operations During a Pandemic


    Two (2) hours credit:

    • Death Care Trends That Are Changing Tradition
    • Ethical Business Practices for Funeral Directors
    • Communicating Effectively with Seniors
    • Funeral Customs With Military Honors
    • High Risk Direct Disposal: Lessons Learned from Ebola Outbreak
    • When Disaster Strikes: Mass Fatalities and Community Impact
    • Top Five Things They Didn't Teach in Mortuary School
    • OSHA Emergency Action Plans for Funeral Homes
    • Cremation Prearrangement Conference Best Practices
    • What Every Funeral Professional Should Know About Alkaline Hydrolysis
  • FuneralContinuingEducation.com

    FuneralContinuingEducation.com has the following homestudy/correspondence programs approved as listed for continuing education for Kansas licensees. To register: https://www.funeralcontinuingeducation.com/kansas/#courses

    One (1) hr:
    Helping Parents Cope with Unexpected Death
    Helping Parents Help Children Cope With Death
    Understanding Modern Funeral Customs
    Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care
    When Children Die: Guidance for the Final Arrangements
    Upselling Without Upsetting the Client

    Two (2) hrs:
    Limiting Exposure HIV/AIDS
    Complying with the FTC Rule
    OSHA Compliance for Funeral Homes
    Funeral Products and the Environment
    The Sociology of Death Added
    Prenatal Bereavement and Memorialization
    Working with the Cemetery 

    Three (3) hrs:
    Burial With Military Honors
    Ethics, Attitude & Customer Service
    Funerary Ethics and Best Practices
    Restorative Art and Modern Techniques  
  • Funeral Service Academy

    The following  on-line home study courses are being sponsored by the Funeral Service Academy, Contact information: phone: 888-909-5906 or click here: https://funeralcourse.com/kansas/


  • Hospice Foundation of America

    The following on-line study programs have been approved for Kansas licensees. They are sponsored by Hospice Foundation of America.   The online courses are available on the Hospice Education Network' s educational website.   To reach them by phone (800)-854-3402 or website https://hospicefoundation.org/Education

    Approved for one (1) hour:
    Caregiving and Loss Family Needs, Professional Responses
    Coping With Public Tragedy
    Living with Grief: Before and After Death
    Living with Grief: After Sudden Loss
    Living with Grief: Alzheimer's Disease
    Living with Grief: At Work, At School, At Worship
    Living with Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life
    Living with Grief: Loss Later in Life
    Living with Grief: When Illness is Prolonged
    Living with Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve

    Approved for three (3) hours:
    Living with Grief: Children and Adolescents.
    Diversity and End-of-Life Care

  • Kansas Funeral Directors Association

    OSHA Compliance from Certified Safety Training- has been approved for four (4) hours credit.

    Expanding Funeral Ethics - has been approved for three (3) hours credit.

    National Incident Management System -has been approved for three (3) hours credit.

    A Place to Go: Why Ceremonies Matter and Accessing Grief and Loss in the Mental Health and Addictions Community- each program has been approved for one (1) hour

    Funerals and Facebook- has been approved for one (1) hour

    Exceeding Expectations: Creative Approach for Cremation Families - has been approved for one (1) hour

    Most Common Violations of Embalming Standards of Care and How to Avoid Them - has been approved for one (1) hour

    To Register Contact: KFDA, Phone: (785) 232-7789, Email: kfda2@kfda.kscoxmail.com

    Website

  • Practicum Strategies

    The following correspondence courses have been approved for three (3) hours each. For more information contact: 1-(800) 731-4714 or click here: https://www.pshomestudy.com/courselist.asp?selstate=KS
  • Thanos Institute

    The following Independent Study Correspondence Courses are provided by the Thanos Institute. For more information contact: 1-800-742-8257.  Email is: mrizzo@thanosinstitute.com   Website is: www.thanosinstitute.com

    All programs have been approved for three (3) hours credit:

    Ethics In Funeral Service
    Restorative Art & Cosmetology

  • CANA'S Online Crematory Operations Certification Program

    Please note that this program may not be submitted to satisfy a part of the six (6) hour certification requirement for crematory operators (which must be earned within the first year of licensure.) Approved for three (3) hours of continuing education for all licensees including crematory operators.

    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
  • funeral-smart.com

    Contact Information: website
    Email: info@funeral-smart.com

    Approved Programs (all approved for three hours for Kansas embalmers-funeral directors):
    "Business Identity",
    "Can't Fake Authenticity",
    "Habits of Effective Embalmers",
    "The Shopper",
    "World Religions", and
    "Religious Neutrality".
  • Cremation Association of North America Webinar

    Approved Programs

    CE Hours

    Cremation Arrangement Conference Best Practices

    2

    Phone Shoppers: Your Best First Impression

    1

    Cremation & the Environment Online Course
    2

    Contact: Jennifer Head, Education Director
    Cremation Association of North America
    499 Northgate Parkway
    Wheeling, Illinois 60090
    Phone: (312) 245-1077
    Website
  • 2022 NFDA Home Study

    Continuing education for licensed embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts has been approved for the state of Kansas only.

    To Register Contact: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1(800) 228-6332 or go to www.nfda.org
  • ZEBRA CREDITS INC

    All programs has been approved for one (1) hour.

    Cyber Security and the Bereavement Industry

    Social Media Guidelines

    Senior Clients: Dealing with Dementia

    Time Management

    To Register Contact: https://www.zebracredits.com/collections/ce-courses

     

  • Ecolomed OSHA Compliance Training

    Online OSHA Compliance Training has been approved for continuing education credit for licensees of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts.

    To Register: https://www.ecolomed.com/

     

  • NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant Program

    Programs scheduled for January 1-December 31, 2022 has been approved for (15) hours of  continuing education for licensed embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts.

    To Register Contact: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1(800) 228-6332 or go to www.nfda.org

  • NFDA Cremation Certification Program

    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.

    To Register Contact: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1(800) 228-6332 or go to www.nfda.org

     
  • NFDA Arranger Training

    Programs scheduled for January 1-December 31, 2022 has been approved for (8) hours of  continuing education for licensed embalmers and funeral directors of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts.

    To Register Contact: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1(800) 228-6332 or go to www.nfda.org

  • Live Oak Bank Online Courses

    Program Date Approved Hours
    How to Make a Profitable Business Decision February 17, 2022 1 hour
    How to Get More Calls in 2022 March 17, 2022 1 hour
    Communication Elevation: Strategies for taking your communication to the next level April 21, 2022 1 hour
    HR in the Workplace: Boost Performance, Mitigate Risk & Build Your Brand May 19, 2022 1 hour
    Cost vs Value: It’s About More Than Pricing June 23, 2022 1 hour
     
    Succession Solved: How to Sell a Business July 11 & July 21, 2022 1 hour
    Metrics all Business Owners Need to Know August 18, 2022 1 hour
     
    Option for Expansion: Debt vs Equity September 22, 2022 1 hour
    How to Maximize the Value of Your Business October 11 & October 20, 2022 1 hour
    Funeral Business Financing: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes November 17, 2022 1 hour
    To Register Contact: Taylor Baysden at 1(910) 758-2035 or go to https://info.liveoakbank.com/back-to-business