Mortuary Science Ongoing Study Courses -Minnesota Department of Health

Mortuary Science Ongoing Study Courses

All Star Training INC

  • Minnesota Funeral Director/Embalmer - (3 CEU)
  • MN Funeral - (15 CEU) Combined Course

Location: Online at All Star Training Continuing Education
Information: John Mason, 817-385-1136 admin@allstarce.com

APEX Continuing Education Solutions

Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

  • A Brief History of Preservation and Burial Practices (1 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
  • Green Burial 101 (2 CEU)
  • OSHA Essentials (2 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
  • Infant Embalming Techniques (3 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling
  • Restoration of a Tissue Donor (3 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
  • Understanding HIV & AIDS (3 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
  • Working With Difficult People (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • After Suicide: How to Support Survivors of the Loss (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • Telephone Inquiry Manual (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • Creative Marketing Ideas for Funeral Homes (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • Understanding Grief (3 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • Are You Stressed? Signs & Solutions (4 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • Funerals and Mental Health (4 CEU, Professional Practices)
  • Funeral Service Ethics (2 CEU)
  • The Funeral Director & Organ and Tissue Donation (2 CEU)
  • The FTC Funeral Rule (3 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (4 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
  • Preneed Planning: What Every Funeral Director Should Know (4 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
  • Location: Online at APEX Continuing Education Solutions
    Information: 800-769-8996

    Batesville Casket Company, Inc.

    Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

    • Batesville Plant Tour and Product Knowledge (1 - 3 CEU)
    • Getting to Know the Cremation Consumer - An Initial Action Plan (1 - 3 CEU)
    • Location: Various locations
      Information: Dave Shank, 812-931-5538, dave.shank@batesville.com

      Bryan Ventures, Inc.

      Bryan Ventures, Inc.

      Online:

      Classroom:

      Location:  Online and Classroom Schedule
      Category: General
      Information: Contact Renee E. Bryan at 651-257-8799 or customerservice@bryanventures.com

      Brown-Wilbert, Inc.

      Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

      • Funeral Home Hygiene and Hazmat Remediation (2 CEU)
      • Disinterment Hazards, Precautions and Procedures (1 CEU)
      • Ceremonial Alternatives Within Funeral Service (1 CEU)
      • When a Child Dies (1 CEU)
      • Committal - The Final Goodbye? (1 CEU)
      • Can I Be Honest With Myself? (1 CEU)
      • Full Disclosure Versus Compliance (1 CEU)
      • Media Influence on the Funeral Consumer Culture (1 CEU)
      • Surviving and Serving (1 CEU)
      • Art and Memorialization Workshop (2 CEU)
      • Cremation: Options and Alternatives (3 CEU)
      • HONOR: A New Age in Funeral Service (1 CEU)
      • Issues Affecting Veterans (1 CEU)
      • Profiles of the Interment Persuasion Seminar (1 CEU)
      • The Informed Consumer/The Dynamics of Dialog (1 CEU)
      • Words Have Meaning, Context and Compliance (1 CEU)
      • Value and Viability: Adaption in a Changing Funeral Market (2 CEU)
      • Location: Contact for location
        Information: David Gavin, 651-631-1234

        Cremation Association of North America

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Online Crematory Operator Certification Program (3.5 CEU, Professional Practices; 2 CEU, Regulation and Ethics; and 2.5 CEU, General)
        • Crematory Operator Certification Program (3.5 CEU, Professional Practices; 2 CEU, Regulation and Ethics; and 2.5 CEU, General)
        • Cremation Arrangement Conference Best Practices (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Legal Topics (1.5 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Phone Shoppers: Your Best First Impression (1 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Cremation and the Environment Online Course (2 CEU, Professional Practices)

        Location: Online and In Person
        Information: Jennifer Head (312) 245-1077 or jennifer@cremationassociation.org

        The Dodge Company, Inc.

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        Education Workers Group

        • Helping Parents Help Children Cope with Death (1 CEU, General)
        • When Children Die - Guidance for the Final Arrangements (1 CEU, General)
        • Helping Parents Cope with Unexpected Death (1 CEU, General)
        • Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care (1 CEU, General)
        • Understanding Modern Funeral Customs (1 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Upselling Without Upsetting the Client (1 CEU, General)
        • The Sociology of Death (2 CEU, General)
        • Funeral Products and the Environment (2 CEU, General)
        • Limiting Exposure to HIV/AIDS (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • OSHA Compliance for Funeral Homes (2 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Complying with the FTC Funeral Rule (2 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Perinatal Bereavement and Memorialization (2 CEU, General)
        • Working With the Cemetery (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Burial with Military Honors (3 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Ethics, Attitude and Customer Service (3 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Funerary Ethics and Best Practices (3 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Restorative Art and Modern Techniques (3 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
        • Funeral Home and Herion Overdose Training (2 CEU, General)

        Location: Online
        Information: Barbara Cardone, 718-608-6000 or admin@workshopsexpress.com
        Funeral Continuing Education

        Funeral-Smart.com

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Religious Neutrality (3 CEU)
        • Business Identity (3 CEU)
        • You Can't Fake Authenticityy (3 CEU)
        • The Shoppery (3 CEU)
        • Habits of Effective Embalmersy (3 CEU)
        • World Religionsy (3 CEU)

        Location: Online
        Information: Lee Barringer (204) 952-7741 or info@funeral-smart.com

        Funeral Service Academy

        Funeral Service Academy

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.
        Search Course Type: Home Study

        • Children and Grief (2 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Communicable Disease and Funeral Professionals (1 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Complying with the Federal Trade Commission Funeral Rule (4 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Embalming: Autopsies and Organ/Tissue Donors (1 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
        • Embalming Diseases and Conditions (3 CEU, Body Preparation, Care, or Handling)
        • Essentials for Funeral Professionals (12 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Funeral Home Safety Overview (1 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Funeral Pre-Planning: An Overview (2 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Funeral Service Ethics (3 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Grief and Cultural Competence: Jewish Traditions (1 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Grief Management: An Overview for Funeral Professionals (3 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Grief and Cultural Competence: Hispanic Traditions (1 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • Grief and Cultural Competence: The African American Diaspora (1 CEU, Professional Practices)
        • OSHA Compliance Guidance for Funeral Homes (7 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • OSHA Compliance Guidance for Funeral Homes - Part 1 (3 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • OSHA Compliance Guidance for Funeral Homes - Part 2 (3 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Safety within Funeral Homes (2 CEU, Regulation and Ethics)
        • Today’s Funerals: What’s New? (3 CEU Professional Practices)

        Location: Online/Homestudy
        Information: Customer Service, 888-909-5906, Funeral Service Academy or support@funeralcourse.com

        Graystone Associates Inc

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Funeral Director Skills Module 1 7 CEU (Professional Practices)
        • Interpersonal Skills 7 CEU (General)
        • Telephone Skills 7 CEU (General)
        • Family Feedback 6 CEU (Professional Practices)
        • Other People's Funerals 1 CEU (Professional Practices), 2.5 CEU (General)

        Location: Williams Dingmann Funeral Home, MN
        Information: Megan Flores, 832-864-2833, or Megan@graystonassociates.com

        Hospice Foundation of America

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Living with Grief: Before and After Death (1 CEU, General)
        • Living With Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life (1 CEU, General)
        • Living With Grief: Alzheimer's Disease 1 General
        • Living With Grief: Loss Later in Life 1 General
        • Living With Grief: At Work, At School, At Worship 1 General
        • Living With Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve 1 General
        • Living With Grief: When Illness is Prolonged 1 General
        • Living With Grief: After Sudden Loss 1 General
        • Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses 1 General
        • Coping With Public Tragedy 1 General
        • Pain Management at the End of Life: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Practice 1 General
        • Living With Grief: Children and Adolescents (3 CEU, General)
        • Diversity and End-of-Life Care (3 CEU, General)
        • Cancer and End-of-Life Care (3 CEU, General)

        Information: Hospice Foundation of America

        Illinois Funeral Directors Association

        Title: Expanding Funeral Ethics
        Dates: Ongoing
        Total CE's/Category: 6, Regulation and Ethics
        Location: Homestudy
        Information: Elizabeth Lovegrove, (217)-525-2000 or email: elovegrove@ifda.org

        Insight Institute

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        Certified Funeral Celebrant Training, 17 CE (Professional Practices)

        2019 Dates/Locations:
        Feb 25-28: Bogota Colombia / ALPAR
        Apr 1—3: Charlotte NC /ICCFA
        Apr 10—12: Fairfax VA/ VFDA
        Apr 29—May 1: Kewlona BC/BC Funeral Association
        May 7--9: Waterloo ON /OFSA
        June 11-13: Albany NY/NYSFDA
        June 19--21: Columbus OH/OFDA
        June 24-26: Brookfield WI/NFDA
        July 19-24: Memphis TN/ICCFA University
        July 29—31: Louisville KY/CANA
        Sept 24—26: Minneapolis MN/MFDA
        Oct 25--27: Chicago IL/NFDA

        Information: Glenda Stansbury, (405) 810-9501 glenda@insightbooks.com

        International Order of the Golden Rule

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Opioid Epidemic: How Funeral Directors Can Respond 1 CEU General
        • 4 Ways to Woo Cremation Families 1 CEU General
        • Harness the Power of Online Review Sites to Better Serve Families General

        Information: Jessica Smith, 512-334-5504 or jsmith@ogr.org

        LifeSource

        • Donation Update/Focus on the Funeral Director 1 CEU
        • Organ, Tissue and Eye donation: Partner 1 CEU

        Location: Minnesota Funeral Homes or LifeSource Building
        Information: Kathy Hicks khicks@lifesource.org

        Matthew's International Casket Division

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Cremation 3 CEU's
        • Cremation - Seeing the Arrangement Process Through the Consumer's Eye 3 CEU's
        • The Ethics of Funeral Arrangements Seminar 2 CEU's
        • The Devil is in the Details - Customer Loyalty 2 CEU's
        • 90 Minute Miracle and MFG Plant Tour 6 CEU's
        • A Fresh Look at the Future 8 CEU's
        • Focus on Your Future Seminar 12.25 CEU's
        • Focus on Your Future - Consumers and Their Power to Shape the Future 4 CEU's
        • Hardwood Casket Construction and Manufacturing Plant Tour 2 CEU's
        • Organ, Tissue and Eye donation: Partner 1 CEU's

        Location: York, PA
        Information: Ms. Jay Diaz, 412-995-1669, jdiaz@matw.com

        Memory Vision

        Title: Using Technology to Market Funeral Services
        Total CE's/Category: 2
        Location:Minnesota Funeral Homes
        Information:Alan Naumann, 612-722-0588, alan@memoryvision.tv

        Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Vital Records

        Title: Five R's of Death Registration
        Dates: Miscellaneous throughout the year
        Total CE's/Category: 3, Regulation and Ethics
        Location: OLF (Orville Freeman Building) C-127, Saint Paul, and/or facilities location on site
        Information: Maria Schaff 651-201-5971 or email: maria.schaff@state.mn.us

        National Cemetery Administration Fort Snelling National Cemetery

        Title: Veteran Burial Benefits through Veteran’s Administration
        Dates: Ongoing throughout the year (between the hours of 8:00am – 2:00pm)
        Total CE's/Category: 2, Professional Practices
        Location: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, VA Medical Center, MN
        Information: Robert R Roeser, (612) 726-6064; (612) 726-1127 or email: Robert.roeser@va.gov

        Practicum Strategies

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • A Review of Basic Embalming Procedures 2 Body Preparation, Care, or Handling
        • Business Morals and Ethics and the Funeral Director 2 General
        • Complying with the Funeral Rule 6 Regulation and Ethics
        • Coping with Stress as a Funeral Director 2 General
        • Cremation - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow 2 Professional Practices
        • Cremation: The Process 2 Body Preparation, Care, or Handling
        • Cremation: The Client The Caring 2 Body Preparation, Care, or Handling
        • Dealing with Communicable Diseases/AIDS 4 Professional Practices
        • Embalming Chemistry 2 Body Preparation, Care, or Handling
        • Ethics for Funeral Directors 2 Regulation and Ethics
        • Employee Recruitment and Retention in Funeral Service 2 General
        • Everyday Ethics in Funeral Service - What Every Funeral Director Should Know 2 Regulation and Ethics
        • Funeral Profession & Consumer Behavior 2 Professional Practices
        • Funeral Values 2 General
        • Grief 101 for Funeral Directors 2 Professional Practices
        • Hazardous Chemicals/Toxic Substances 2 Professional Practices
        • How to Tell the Children 2 General
        • Introduction to Accounting 2 General
        • Intermediate Marketing for Funeral Directors 10 General
        • Intermediate Marketing for Funeral Directors - Build a Case for Your Business and Make More Money 10 General
        • Investment Management for the Funeral Director 2 General
        • Investment Management 2 General
        • Job Burnout in Funeral Service 2 General
        • Living with the FTC’s Funeral Rule 6 Regulation and Ethics
        • Managing Stress for Funeral Professionals 2 General
        • Marketing 101 for Funeral Directors 2 General
        • Moral Dilemmas Facing the Funeral Professionals 2 General
        • Motivation and Coaching for the Successful Funeral Director 4 General
        • OSHA – Practical Guide for Funeral Service 2 Professional Practices
        • OSHA For Small Business 6 Professional Practices
        • Power Communications 2 General
        • Preneed Funeral Planning - A basic Course for the Funeral Director 2 Professional Practices
        • Preplanning for Business Interruption 6 Regulation and Ethics
        • Pre-Planning for Funeral Home Business Interruptions 6 General
        • Sacred/Sensitive And Sane 2 General
        • The Funeral Profession and Consumer Behavior 2 Professional Practices
        • The Vanguard of Competition for the Funeral Profession 2 General
        • Understanding and Completing the Certificate of Death 2 Professional Practices
        • Universal Precautions – HIV AIDS Blood borne Pathogens 4 Professional Practices

        Information: Practicum Strategies

        SCI Management - Dignity University

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        • Managing Change 1 CEU - General
        • Workplace Harassment 2 CEU - General
        • Workplace Diversity 1.5 CEU - General
        • Workplace Discrimination 1 CEU - General
        • Trenching and Excavation Safety 1 CEU - General
        • The Cremation Consumer 1.5 CEU - Professional Practices
        • Supervision in Action 21 CEU - General
        • Securing Payments 1 CEU - General
        • Performance Management 1 CEU - General
        • Office Safety 1.5 CEU - General
        • Managing for Excellence 8 CEU - General
        • Cremation Procedures 1 CEU - General
        • Lockout/Tagout 1 CEU - Regulation and Ethics
        • Jewish Funeral Traditions 1 CEU - Professional Practices
        • Hospice Explained 1 CEU - Professional Practices
        • Hearing Conservation 1.5 CEU - General
        • Hiring, Training and Retaining High Performing Associates 1 CEU - General
        • Hazard Communications 1.5 CEU - Regulation and Ethics
        • FTC - Funeral Rule 2 CEU - Regulation and Ethics
        • Formaldehyde Monitoring Training 1 CEU - Regulation and Ethics
        • Identification Procedures 1 CEU - Body Preparation, Care, or Handling
        • Back Safety 1.5 CEU - General
        • Bloodborne Pathogens 1.5 CEU - General
        • Complaint Resolutions 1 CEU - Professional Practices
        • Cremation Theory 2 CEU - Professional Practices
        • Defensive Driving 1.5 CEU - General
        • Effective Employee Counseling 1 CEU - General
        • Effective Supervision 1 CEU - General
        • Effective Telephone Communication 1 CEU - Professional Practices
        • Fire Safety 1 CEU - General
        • Forklift Safety 1 CEU - General

        Location: LMS - Dignity University
        Information: Kara Haese 713-525-7502 , email: dignity.university@sci-us.com

        Thanos Institute

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.

        WebCE (formerly FuneralCE)

        WebCE

        Courses listed on APFSP are approved by MDH.
        Search Course Type: Home Study

        • Bloodborne Pathogens 3 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Communicating Effectively with Seniors 2 CE (Regulations and Ethics)
        • Conflict Resolution for Funeral Directors 3 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Cremation Best Practices 4 CE (Body Preparation, Care or Handling)
        • Ethical Business Practices for Funeral Directors 2 CE (Regulation and Ethics)
        • Final Expense Insurance 3 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Funeral Customs with Military Honors 3 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Funeral Operations during a Pandemic
        • Funeral Personalization and Family Engagement 3 CE (Professional Practices)
        • High Risk Direct Disposal: Lessons Learned from Ebola Outbreak 2 CE (Professional Practices) (Video Course)
        • Intercultural Burials 5 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Insuring Funeral Homes 6 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Managing Grief: A Guide for the Funeral Professional 5 CE (Professional Practices)
        • OSHA Practice Standards for Funeral Professionals 4 CE: (2 CEU, Professional Practices; 2 CE, Body Preparation, Care or Handling)
        • OSHA Workplace Rights 2 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Pre-Need Planning 4 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Preneed Funeral Planning 2 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Public Speaking for Funeral Directors 5 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Top Five Things They Didn’t Teach in Mortuary School 2 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Understanding Social Security: Case Studies for the Funeral Director 4 CE (Professional Practices)
        • When Disaster Strikes: Mass Fatalities and Community Impact 2 CE (Professional Practices)
        • Working Ethically with Seniors 5 CE (Regulations and Ethics)

        Information: WebCE or 800-488-9308

         

Updated Thursday, 21-Oct-2021 11:00:39 CDT