Thanatochemistry   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

FSE 1105 - Thanatochemistry

This course is a survey of the basic principles of disinfection and preservation as they relate to embalming. Especially stressed are the chemical principles involved in sanitation, disinfection, and embalming practice. The development and use of personal, professional, and community sanitation practices are addressed, as well as use and precautions related to potentially harmful chemicals that are currently used in the field of funeral services.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:2. 
Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 2 laboratory hours.