The clock is ticking … May 9 is the last day to register for the new NFDA Embalming & Restorative Art Seminar, taking place May 17-18 at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Whether you’re a novice embalmer or seasoned expert, you will leave this engaging seminar with advanced skills, ideas and knowledge that can be applied when you return to your funeral home.
The seminar will be led by some of the country’s most respected authorities on embalming and restorative art:
- Dominick J. Astorino, CFSP, MBIE, adjunct faculty at Wayne State University Department of Mortuary Science and managing director and embalmer at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. in Detroit, Mich.
- Jzyk Ennis, Ph.D., author and funeral service educator at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala.
- T. Scott Gilligan, NFDA general counsel and owner of Gilligan Law Offices in Cincinnati, Ohio
- Wallace Hooker, CFSP, MBIE, owner, funeral director and embalmer at Family & Friends Funeral Home in Wingate, Ind.
These noted experts will lead sessions on a variety of topics including: embalming procedures and techniques for all experience levels, including a live demonstration; advanced restorative art techniques to help make the most difficult cases presentable; embalming standards of care; and how to manage risk and reduce liability exposure.
For more information or to register, visit www.nfda.org/embalmingseminar or call 800-228-6332.