Acts & Regulations

A list of the Acts and Regulations which govern the funeral directing and embalming professions.

Applications and professional information

All professional information and forms can now be reviewed and downloaded on this web site. If you have any problems, please contact the office.

CEC Information

Please see our list of pre-approved continuing education credits, including courses available on-line.

COVID-19

Important information and resources for funeral professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Approved Continuing Education Credits

 

 

 

Please note: Dignity University courses are not valid towards continuing education credits

 

Approved CCFS online courses are as follows:

Overworked: Stress, Burnout, and the Funeral Professional - 3 credits for funeral director or embalmer

Effective Conflict Resolution - 3 credits for funeral director or embalmer

Memorialization: New Approaches to an Old Theory - 2 credits for funeral director or embalmer

West Nile Virus and Superbugs - 2 credits for embalmer

CJD - A Deeper Understanding - 2 credits for embalmer

Embalming for Long-Term Preservation - 2 credits for embalmer

Is Your Chemical Disinfectant Killing Everything? - 2 credits for embalmer

World Religions Part 1 - 2 credits for funeral director

World Religions Part 2 - 2 credits for funeral director

Cremation - A Historical Perspective - 2 credits for funeral director

Ethics - A Basic Understanding - 1 credit for funeral director or embalmer

Are you ready for the Pandemic? - 2 credits for funeral director or embalmer

Alternate Forms of Disposition - 1 credit for funeral Director

Cremated Remains - From the Sea to the Stars - 1 credit for funeral director

Negotiation - How to Reach Agreement - 1 credit for funeral director

Organizational Change - Succeeding and Implementing Change in the Workplace - 1 credit for funeral director

Specialty Chemicals - 2 credits for embalmer

Time Management - Using your time Wisely - 1 credit for funeral director or embalmer

Training Apprentices - Sponsor Training Course - 2 credits for funeral director or embalmer

The Funeral Home's Obligations to Provide Quality Embalming - 2 credits for funeral Director or Embalmer

Click here for the CCFS website

FSAC approved online courses are as follows:

Coping with Grief for Victims of Crime v2 - 1  credit for funeral director

Click here for the FSAC website

Previous events approved for credit:

-Atlantic Provinces Funeral Directors and Service Convention

-FSANS Fall General Meeting

-New Brunswick Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association 2018 Educational Seminar

-APFD & SC Atlantic Conference Convention

-Directors, FDAs & Support Staff Orientation Seminar and Refresher

-Helping the Helpers Education Seminar - 4 credits for funeral director or embalmer

-Funeral Services Professionals: Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace – 4 credits for funeral director or embalmer

-Cremation Association of North America - Online Crematory Operators Program - 6 credits for funeral director)

Click here for the C.A.N.A. website

2019 Dodge Technical Seminar - Savannah, Georgia

May 8 - 9, 2019 - 8 credits (embalming)

2019 FSANS Annual General Meeting and Profession Development June 4-5, 2019 Holiday Inn, Truro, NS

-The Canada Funeral Peer Support Group 1 credit for embalmer or funeral director

-Seminar- Michael Johnston 1 credit for embalmer or funeral director

-Seminar -Bill Sampson – Embalming Chemicals 2 credits for embalmer

2020 Dodge Technical Series - Maui

February 3-5, 2020 at the Royal Lahaina Resort, Maui, Hawaii -

6 credits for embalmer

APFD & SC Convention

September 18-22, 2019 - Old Orchard Inn and Spa -153 Greenwich Rd S., Wolfville, NS

-Caring for the caregiver - 1 credit for embalmer or funeral director

-Embalming 101 - 1 credit for embalmer

-Embalming and Body Prep - 2 credits for embalmer

-Arranging for the Embalmer - 2 credits for embalmer or funeral director

-Policies and Procedures to Protect Ourselves; Our Unique Business & The Risks Session One of Two - 2 credits embalmer or funeral director

-Policies and Procedures to Protect Ourselves; Our Unique Business & The Risks Session Two of Two - 2 credits embalmer or funeral director  

Helping the Helpers Education Seminar -Awareness and Education Day For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

October 26th, 2019, at St. Francis Xavier University Schwartz Auditorium

4 funeral directors or embalmer credits for the full day attendance (only eligible for credit once per five year block)

2020 Dodge Technical Series - Maui

February 3-5, 2020 at the Royal Lahaina Resort, Maui, Hawaii -

6 credits for embalmer

Continuing Education for Funeral Professionals WWW.CEFP.CA

Funeral Customs of Different Religions - One credit for Funeral Director or Embalmer

Funeral and Burial Options - One credit for Funeral Director or Embalmer

The Role of Funeral Directors and Planners - One credit for Funeral Director