This month: The 2014 NFDA Nashville International Convention & Expo
Latest Information: Post-mortem Ebola Guidance
Updated: October 20, 2014
As you may have heard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday, September 30 that a patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital was the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. While all of the patients who have contracted Ebola and been brought to the U.S. for treatment have fully recovered, it's important to be informed and prepared should a death occur. NFDA has resources on its website (guidelines from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) on the post-mortem care of Ebola victims.
Rob Moore Installed as President of the National Funeral Directors Association
For Immediate Release: October 14, 2014
Brookfield, Wis. – Robert "Rob" C. Moore IV, CFSP, CCO, of Moore's Home for Funerals in Wayne, N.J., was installed today as president of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The installation took place during the House of Delegates Meeting during the 2014 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 12-15 in Nashville, Tenn.
The NFDA Cremation Certification Program is Coming to Ohio and Missouri
With the increasing rate of cremation, it's more important than ever for you to be fully prepared to serve families that choose cremation. That includes having a firm grasp on your professional and ethical responsibilities to the families you serve. NFDA's Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) Program was developed for all funeral professionals, whether they use a third-party crematory, own or operate their own crematory, or are thinking of owning a crematory. After completing the program, you will have a thorough understanding of your legal and ethical obligations during the entire cremation process, from the moment you take a decedent into your care, until you return the cremated remains to the family. Register now for the Thursday, October 23 CCO seminar in Mansfield, Ohio, and the October 29 seminar in Kansas City, Mo.
2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo: Call for Presentations
Posted: July 25, 2014
NFDA is looking for challenging, thought-provoking, innovative, and practical submissions that focus on helping funeral businesses achieve new levels of performance and service to families. We invite you to propose an educational session for the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 18-21 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.
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