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Business NameFUNERAL DIVISION C O E CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

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  • CEU CREDIT
    • 6 hr Modern Embalming Procedures and Religious .WA FUNERAL
    • 15-5823 PN# 1105
    • 12/12/2019
    • 6 hours

     

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  • WA

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    1.The funeral industry did not emerge until after the Civil War when the process of embalming became widespread and more accepted by the general public.?
    True   False
    2.Before the mid-19th century, the dead were often displayed in the family home in the "parlor," hence the term "funeral parlor" that is still in use today.?
    True   False
    3.In 1867, the German chemist August Wilhelm Von Hofmann discovered formaldehyde, whose preservative properties were soon discovered and which became the foundation for modern methods of embalming, replacing previous methods based on alcohol and the use of arsenical salts.?
    True   False
    4.A funeral director is a person who arranges for the final disposition of the deceased and who may or may not prepare (including embalming) the deceased for viewing (or other legal requirements).?
    True   False
    5.An embalmer is someone who has been trained in the art and science of embalming and may not have any contact with the family.?
    True   False
    6.While the changing nature of funerals created an industrial juggernaut over the course of the twentieth century, the public image of funeral directors has been constantly tarnished by bad press, ugly controversies, and negative stereotypes.?
    True   False
    7.The funeral industry gradually emerged as an economically sophisticated, politically adept, and consumer-oriented institutional powerhouse that revolved around the embalmed, viewable body.?
    True   False
    8.The rhetoric surrounding embalming relied on contemporary theories about public health and sanitation; many argued that embalmed bodies posed less of a threat to the health of a community than bodies left to rot in the ground naturally.?
    True   False
    9.Embalming proliferated because of an industry-inspired mythology that portrayed current practices as a technological culmination of ancient sacred rites dating back to ancient Egypt.?
    True   False
    10.When a body is embalmed, the bodily fluids are removed and are replaced with formaldehyde-based chemical solutions that will delay decomposition.?
    True   False
    11.2Embalming is often employed when the body will be on display for a viewing or wake, if there will be an open casket at the funeral, or when the body will be transported long distances or over national borders.?
    True   False
    12.Arguments are often made that embalming is used as a sanitary or public health safety measure to prevent the spread of disease, however this reasoning has never been substantiated by any scientific study and has been widely discredited.?
    True   False
    13.The cost of embalming is generally two-fold: the cost of the embalming itself, and the cost of what is generally referred to as "other preparation of the body," which includes cosmetics, hairdressing, clothing the body, and placing the body in the casket.?
    True   False
    14.If you wish to have the body embalmed in an environmentally and healthfully safe way, traditional embalming fluid can be replaced with non-toxic, non-carcinogenic, formaldehyde-free embalming fluid, which is often made from biodegradable essential oils.?
    True   False
    15.The first step in the embalming process is surgical, in which bodily fluids are removed and are replaced with formaldehyde-based chemical solutions.?
    True   False
    16.Before the surgical embalming or cosmetic processes can begin, the body is washed in a disinfectant solution and the limbs are massaged and manipulated to relieve rigor mortis (stiffening of the joints and muscles).?
    True   False
    17.When a body is preserved though refrigeration, it is kept at a temperature below 40°F, which sufficiently delays decomposition.?
    True   False
    18.Embalming and or some type of preservation, has been recorded in history as far back as Egyptians. In classical antiquity, perhaps the old world culture that had developed embalming to the greatest extent was that of ancient Egypt.?
    True   False
    19.Babylonians, Persians, and Syrians preserved their dead by placing them in jars of honey or wax. By depriving the bacteria in the body of air, decomposition was prevented.?
    True   False
    20.The early Christians derived their burial customs from the Greeks, Romans, and Jews. They followed the strong Jewish tradition of burial with no embalming.?
    True   False
    21.Dr. Thomas Holmes (1817-1900 is generally considered the father of modern embalming. He experimented with preservative chemicals while working as a coroner’s assistant in New York and later began offering his services to the public.?
    True   False
    22.Modern embalming really got its start during the Civil War period. Dr. Thomas Holmes received a commission as a captain in the Army Medical Corps and was assigned to Washington, D.C. where he embalmed many army officers killed in battle. He reportedly embalmed over 4000 soldiers and officers.?
    True   False
    23.Once it became possible for the undertaker to provide embalming services, the haste was taken out of the burial process and people were given ample time to arrange and prepare for the funeral.?
    True   False
    24.Ancient embalming methods consisted of removal of the brains and viscera and the fillings of bodily cavities with a mixture of balsamic herbs and other substances.?
    True   False
    25.The modern method of embalming is defined as the disinfection and preservation of the dead human body.?
    True   False
    26.The modern embalming process is designed to retard tissue decomposition for the period of time necessary for disposition as arranged for by the family of the deceased.?
    True   False
    27.The recreation of bodies and features in such cases is commonly called restorative art or demi surgery and is a sub-specialty inside embalming.?
    True   False
    28.While embalming is a fairly common practice in the United States, many religions and cultures have strict prohibitions against embalming, while others are neutral on the practice.?
    True   False
    29.Cremation is acceptable in the Episcopal faith, and will not interfere with holding a traditional Episcopalian funeral.?
    True   False
    30.Depending on the type of Baptist community, a Baptist funeral service may be a joyful celebration of life, or a more somber event focused on the importance and power of God.?
    True   False
    31.An honorarium is a payment given for a service provided for free. Most clergy and religious singers will participate in a funeral for no charge, but it is customary to offer an honorarium.?
    True   False
    32.Eulogies are meant to remember the person who died in a positive light, and offer an opportunity to speak about who the deceased was and the ways in which he or she made a difference in the lives of family, friends, and his or her community.?
    True   False
    33.In an effort to protect consumers, the Federal Trade Commission enforces a law known as the Funeral Rule, which ensures your right to the funeral arrangements you want and your right to decline any arrangements you do not want.?
    True   False
    34.If you are working with a funeral home to plan a funeral or memorial service, the cost of the funeral can be broken down into three main categories: the Basic Services Fee, the costs of any additional services or goods, and cash advances.?
    True   False
    35.Some funeral homes may charge the cost of these items, while others may add an additional fee on top of the cost of these items. If the funeral home charges their client an additional service fee, they are legally required to disclose that to the client, though they are not required to disclose the amount they are charging.?
    True   False