Acts & Regulations

EFDA Chapter 144 of the Revised Statutes, 1989 amended 2003, c. 19, s. 7 EFDR This version is copyright C 2014, Province of Nova Scotia.

Professional Information

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CEC Information

The NSBREFD has now made it possible for all licensees to check their Continuing Education Credit hours. Don't forget your Log In Code.

Continuing Education Credits

May 28, 2009
 
Revised 2012
 
REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL LICENSE
 
FUNERAL DIRECTOR OR EMBALMER
  • Obtain 6 continuing education credits every five (5) years.
  • Topic must be related to profession.
  • Credits must be pre-approved by the Education Committee to ensure they are accepted.
  • One subject cannot be used twice in a five (5) year block.
  • A credit will be applied to the license for which  the topic was approved.
  • A two (2) hour presentation or lecture does not necessarily mean two (2) credits; decision of value will be given by Education Committee, based on content.
  • If the content is of value, a presentation or lecture maybe awarded more than one (1) credit per hour.
  • A presentation or lecture credit will only be awarded once during a five (5) year block.
  • Topics not directly related to your profession; First Aid, OH&S, and WHMIS will be awarded one (1) funeral director credit each, in a five (5) year block.
  • The Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors accepts on-line credits from the following sites.
www.fsac.ca
www.funeralreview.com
www.thanosinstitute.com
www.ccfs.ca