Mortuary Science Continuing Education Information Resources

Continuing Education Information Resources

The following calendar contains information on approved continuing education programs. If there is a continuing education program that offers credit to licensees and the program is not listed on the calendar, the provider of the course must apply for approval.

To get specific details regarding course information (exact location and CE categories) please contact the person listed under information for each specific course.

JANUARY 2018

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January 11, 2018
Title: Do-It-Yourself Memorials (with a Little Help from the Funeral Director)
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

January 21-25, 2018
Title: Selected Independent Funeral Homes - 2018 NextGen Seminar
Total CE's: 8.5
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Aruba
Contact Information:  Amy Hunt (847) 236-9401 or ahunt@selectedfuneralhomes.org



FEBRUARY 2018

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February 6, 2018
Title: The Art of Selling Cremation: A Preneed Summit
Total CE's: 6.5
Category: General
Location: Paris Las Vegas Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
Contact Information: Jennifer Head 612-245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

February 6-8, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Cremation Symposium
Total CE's: 9.0
Category: General
Location: Paris Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

February 8, 2018
Title: DNA Preservation for Funeral Professionals
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

February 20 and 21, 2018
Title: 2018 Crematory Operator Training Certification Class
Total CE's: 6.5
Category: General
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Contact Information: Daniel Osorio or Jaclyn Guidone 703-391-8400 or danielo@iccfa.com

February 22, 2018
Title: VA Update: Preneed, Benefits, & Memorialization
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

February 24-25, 2018
Title: Cremation Conference
Total CE's: 8
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, FL
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jillindberg@nfda.org

February 26-28, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Springfield, L/IFDA
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

February 27, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Whittier, CA
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org


MARCH 2018

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March 7-9, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: OFDA Office, Columbus, OH
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

March 8, 2018
Title: Pursuit of Excellence: Best Practices Panel
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

March 9, 2018
Title: 4th Annual Forensic Science Symposium
Total CE's: 7
Category: General
Location: Rochester, MN 55901
Contact Information: Courtney Hyland (507) 284-3040 or rstsmrmeoadmin@mayo.edu

March 9, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Edmond, OK
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

March 9, 2018
Title: Grief Counseling or Communication Professional Conduct or Ethics
Total CE's: 7.5
Category: Regulation and Ethics (3 CE), General: Grief Counseling (4.5 CE)
Location: Moraine Park Techinical College, Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Contact Information: Jo Ann Hall (920) 924-3289 or jhall@morainepark.edu

March 21, 2018
Title: Rock Star
Total CE's: 5
Category: Professional Practices (.75), General (4.25)
Location: Richmond, MN
Contact Information: Todd Nagel (320) 632-9277 or todd@alegacyinstone.com

March 22, 2018
Title: Awareness and Response for the Opioid Crisis
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

March 29, 2018
Title: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org


APRIL 2018

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April 4-6, 2018
Title: 2018 Annual Conference and Supplier Showcase
Total CE's: 9.0
Category: (2 CE) Body Preparation, Care or Handling; (7 CE) General
Location: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa 1 Resort Drive, Savannah, GA, 31421
Contact Information: Jessica A. Smith (512) 334-5504 or jsmith@ogr.org

April 5, 2018
Title: The Importance of Youth at Funerals
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis 800-228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

April 9, 2018
Title: NFDA Cremation Certification
Total CE's: 7
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 9-11, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Kingston, ON/OACFP
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

April 10, 2018
Title: Annual OSHA Training
Total CE's: 1
Category: Regualtion and Ethics
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 10, 2018
Title: Donation Happens
Total CE's: 1
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 10, 2018
Title: Insurance 101
Total CE's: 1
Category: General
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 11, 2018
Title: Bringing Ritual to Cremation Arranging
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 11, 2018
Title: Evaluating your 3rd party Cremation Provider
Total CE's: 1
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 11, 2018
Title: Communication Skills for Connecting with Cremation Families
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Fargo, ND
Contact Information: Jeffrey A Nathan (701) 845-2414 or o-nchapel@bektel.com

April 12, 2018
Title: Life is a Journey and Loss is a Detour
Total CE's: 2
Category: General
Location: Hutchinson, MN
Contact Information: Jenny Trettin (320) 587-2128 or hantge@hantge.com

April 16-18, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Las Vegas, NV/NFDA
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

April 18-21, 2018
Title: 2018 ICCFA Annual Convention and Exposition
Total CE's: 13
Category: General
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Contact Information: Daniel Osorio 703-391-8400 or danielo@iccfa.com

April 18, 2018
Title: Spring Funeral Director Continuing Education Event
Total CE's: 8
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling (4), Professional Practices (2), Regulation and Ethics (2)
Location: Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA
Contact Information: Kristi Frost (319) 233-6136 or Kristi@gardencemetery.com

April 24, 2018
Title: OSHA
Total CE's: 1
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Location: Blackwood's Banquet Center - Proctor, MN
Contact Information: Bobby Atkins (218) 879-7184 or northlandbob@aol.com

April 24, 2018
Title: LifeSource Then and Now
Total CE's: 2
Category: Body Preparation, Care and Handling (1); Professional PRactices (1)
Location: Blackwood's Banquet Center - Proctor, MN
Contact Information: Bobby Atkins (218) 879-7184 or northlandbob@aol.com

April 24, 2018
Title: MRC Overview
Total CE's: 1
Category: General
Location: Blackwood's Banquet Center - Proctor, MN
Contact Information: Bobby Atkins (218) 879-7184 or northlandbob@aol.com

April 24, 2018
Title: The Psychology of Success: Secrets the Superstars Know
Total CE's: 3
Category: Professional Practices (3)
Location: Blackwood's Banquet Center - Proctor, MN
Contact Information: Bobby Atkins (218) 879-7184 or northlandbob@aol.com

April 25-27, 2018
Title: 2018 Young Professionals Event
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: (2 CE) Body Preparation, Care or Handling; (6 CE) General
Location: Francis Marion Smith (512) 334-5504 or jsmith@ogr.org

April 25-27, 2018
Organization: Selected Independent Funeral Homes/APFSP
Title: 2018 Spring Management Summit
Total CE's: 7.0
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Savannah, GA
Location: Amy Hunt (847) 236-9401 or ahunt@selectedfuneralhomes.org

April 26, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Kansas City, KS
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

April 26, 2018
Title: NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (8.0 CE)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org


MAY 2018

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May 2-4, 2018
Title: 119th Annual State Convention (NFDA)
Total CE's:
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Location:Sioux Falls, SD
Contact Information: Tammy Kerr (605) 246-9466 or tkerr@triotel.net


May 1 and 3, 2018
Title: The Hour of Application
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location:Breckenridge, MN
Contact Information: Leah O'Leary or Jay Dietz (218) 643-5595 or leah@vertin.com or jay@vertin.com

May 1 and 3, 2018
Title: Video Tributes - Keeping It Legal - Micah Spicer - Tukios
Total CE's: 1
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Location:Breckenridge, MN
Contact Information: Leah O'Leary or Jay Dietz (218) 643-5595 or leah@vertin.com or jay@vertin.com

May 1, 3, 8, and 9, 2018
Title: Art of Obituary Writing - Katie Knochenmus
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices
Location:Breckenridge, MN
Contact Information: Leah O'Leary or Jay Dietz (218) 643-5595 or leah@vertin.com or jay@vertin.com

May 1, 3, 8, and 9, 2018
Title: The Curse of Knowledge - Jay Dietz
Total CE's: 1
Category: General
Location:Breckenridge, MN
Contact Information: Leah O'Leary or Jay Dietz (218) 643-5595 or leah@vertin.com or jay@vertin.com

May 1, 3, 8, and 9, 2018
Title: Creating Transformation Experiences - Glenda Stansbury - Insight Institute
Total CE's: 2
Category: Professional Practices
Location:Breckenridge, MN
Contact Information: Leah O'Leary or Jay Dietz (218) 643-5595 or leah@vertin.com or jay@vertin.com

May 8 and 9, 2018
Title: Cremation Preparedness - Mike Nicodemus (NFDA)
Total CE's: 1.5
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Location:Breckenridge, MN
Contact Information: Leah O'Leary or Jay Dietz (218) 643-5595 or leah@vertin.com or jay@vertin.com


May 3, 2018
Title: 2018 All Staff Annual FTC Funeral Rule Review
Total CE's: 2.0
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

May 4, 2018
Title: Cremation Innovations Summit
Total CE's: 5.75
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Charlotte, NC
Contact Information: Thomas Parmalee (732) 746-0201 tparmalee@kpublications.com

May 4, 2018
Title: Why & How We Get Hooked & What We Can Do About It: The Intersection Addiction & Grief
Total CE's: 5.75
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Double Tree by Hilton, Brooklyn Center, MN
Contact Information: Ben Wolfe (218) 310-1340 bwolfe@d.umn.edu

May 8, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Vancouver, BC
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

May 10-11, 2018
Title: 2018 Dodge Technical Series - Atlantic City
Total CE's: 9.0
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
Contact Information: Sally L Belanger (207) 841-6330 or sbelanger@dodgeco.com

May 15, 2018
Title: IFDA Annual Convention and Expo
Total CE's: 16
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling (3 CE), Professional Practices (10 CE), Regulation and Ethics (10), General (3 CE)
Location: Prairie Meadows Event Center, Altoona, IA
Contact Information: Suzanne Gebel (800) 982-6561 or sgebel@iafda.org

May 17-18, 2018
Title: Embalming and Restorative Arts Seminar
Total CE's: 9.75
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling
Location: Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Pittsburgh, PA
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

May 18, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Wheeling, IL
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org



JUNE 2018

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June 6, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: North Little Rock, AR
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org


June 12-13, 2018 WFDA Convention
Title: General Business Session #1
Total CE's: 1
Category: General

Title: WFDA General Business Session #2
Total CE's: 1
Category: General

Title: Mortuary Law
Total CE's: 1
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Title: Drive SAFE
Total CE's: 1
Category: General

Title: WI Tissue Bank/Blood Donor Network
Total CE's: 1
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling

Title: WI Veterans Cemeteries and Military Funeral Honors Program
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices

Title: "I didn't know we could do that!"
Total CE's: 1
Category: Professional Practices

Title: How to Drive Leads on Social Media, It's Not Just 'Good Will' Marketing
Total CE's: 2
Category: General (1), Professional Practices (1)

Title: Vendor Booth Visitation
Total CE's: 2
Category: Professional Practices

Location: Blue Harbor Resort Convention Hall, 725 Blue Harbor Dr. Sheboygan, WI 53081
Contact Information: Laura Hanson (608)-256-1757 laura@wfda.info


June 28, 2018
Title: NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (8.0 CE)
Location: Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette, Peoria, IL
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org


JULY 2018

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July 9, 2018
Title: NFDA Leadership Conference – Breakout by Office
Total CE's: 2.0
Category: Professional Practices (2.0 CE)
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

July 10, 2018
Title: NFDA Leadership Conference – Board Roles and Goals: Development and Strategic Direction
Total CE's: 2.5
Category: Professional Practices (2.5 CE)
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

July 10, 2018
Title: NFDA Leadership Conference – Passion! 8 Steps to Ignite Yours
Total CE's: 1.0
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

July 11, 2018
Title: NFDA Leadership Conference – Youth and Funerals Panel Discussion
Total CE's: 2.0
Category: Professional Practices (2.0 CE)
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org


July 12, 2018
Title: OSHA Compliance Tips
Total CE's: 1
Category: Regulation and Ethics
Location: Online Webinar
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

July 12-13, 2018
Title: NFDA Business Conference
Total CE's: 9.25
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org

July 17-19, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Brookfield, WI/NFDA
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

July 20-25, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Memphis, TN/ICCFA 10/24
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

July 25, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org



AUGUST 2018

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August 8-10, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Minneapolis, MN/MFDA
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

August 21-22, 2018
Title: Challenges and Opportunities
Total CE's: 9
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, Arlington, VA
Contact Information: Sally Belanger (207) 841-6330 or sallybelanger@bienorthamerica.com



SEPTEMBER 2018

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September 24-26, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Atlantic City, NJ/NJSFDA
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

September 28, 2018
Title: Cremation Innovations Summit
Total CE's: 6
Category: General
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Contact Information:Thomas Parmalee (732) 746-0201 or tparmalee@katesboylston.com


OCTOBER 2018

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October 12-14, 2018
Title: Insight Institute - Certified Funeral Celebrant Training
Total CE's: 17
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Salt Lake City, UT/NFDA
Contact Information: Glenda Stansbury (405) 810-9501 or glenda@insightbooks.com

October 13, 2018
Organization: NFDA
Title:Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program
Total CE's: 8
Category: Professional Practices
Location: Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Contact Information: Jackie Ellis (800) 228-6332 or jellis@nfda.org



NOVEMBER 2018

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November 6, 2018
Title: CANA's 2018 Crematory Operations Certification Program
Total CE's: 8.0
Category: Professional Practices (3.5 CE), Regulation and Ethics (2 CE), General (2.5 CE)
Location: Maryville, TN
Contact Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

November 10-11, 2018
Title: 2018 Dodge Technical Series
Total CE's: 9.0
Category: Body Preparation, Care or Handling
Location: Flamingo Resort, Las Vegas, NV
Location: Sally Belanger (307) 514-8400 or sbelanger@dodgeco.com



DECEMBER 2018

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December 5, 2018
Title: Cremation Strategies Conference
Total CE's: 5.5
Category: Professional Practices
Location: New Orleans, LA
Contact Information: Thomas Parmalee (732) 746-0201 tparmalee@kpublications.com

Updated Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 02:59PM