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MOR 336 - Embalming I Clinical

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 3
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course is a study of basic techniques of embalming through disinfection, preservation and restoration of deceased human remains. Included are instruments, treatment planning and the practical application of modern embalming theory.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: MOR 301   and either BIO 733  or BIO 164 .
Corequisite: MOR 335  
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate a technical understanding of the preparation room, its design, health and safety standards, equipment, and instruments.
    1. Explain and demonstrate OSHA requirements.
    2. Identify construction materials and design of the preparation room.
    3. Identify necessary equipment.
    4. Identify necessary instruments.
    5. Identify necessary accessory materials (e.g. embalming chemicals.)
    6. Explain uses of equipment, instruments, and accessory materials.
  2. Analyze an embalming case.
    1. Explain acceptable case analysis procedures
    2. Recall the legal implications that are noted during an embalming analysis.
    3. Contrast various embalming cases which have different pre-embalming considerations
  3. Execute the embalming procedure.
    1. Set the facial features as a normal part of the embalming process.
    2. Locate the vessels of the vascular system that will be used for injection.
    3. Inject embalming chemicals to accomplish the embalming process.
    4. Treat the viscera of the thoracic and abdominal cavities.
  4. Complete the procedures required of an embalmed body.
    1. Demonstrate appropriate post-embalming procedures of terminal disinfection.
    2. Conduct a post-embalming analysis of the case to determine any further treatments (if necessary.)
    3. Complete the necessary/required documentation regarding the embalming process.

Competencies Revised Date: 2020



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