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Embalming professional expectations

* Orientation and introduction
* Death
* Pre-embalming changes
* Technical orientation of embalming
* Selection of arteries
* Injection
* Type of embalming chemicals
* Dilution, distribution, diffusion
* Drainage
* Cavity treatment
* Autopsies, necropsies or postmortem examinations
* Postmortem conditions and their embalming treatment

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Orientation and introduction professional expectations

* General
* Professional and ethical conduct
* Sanitation

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General orientation and introduction professional expectations

* Definition of embalming
* Summary of embalming process
* Need for embalming
* Classifications of embalming
* History of embalming

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Professional and ethical conduct embalming professional expectations

* Moral consideration
* Legal consideration

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Sanitation embalming professional expectations

Personal and environmental hygiene

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Death professional expectations

* Definition
* Terms associated
* Types of death
* Tests for death

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Pre-embalming changes professional expectations

* Antemortem (agonal changes)
* Postmortem

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Technical orientation of embalming professional expectations

* Equipment, instruments and accessory materials
* Pre-embalming analysis
* Position of body (prior to embalming)
* Posing the features
* Eye enucleation restoration

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Selection of arteries professional expectations

* Definitions
* Factors governing selection of artery to be injected on any given body
* Proper technique for raising vessels
* Types of sutures for closing incisions
* Other methods of closing incision

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Selection of arteries definitions professional expectations

* Linear guide
* Anatomical guide
* Anatomical limits

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Injection professional expectations

* Methods of creating fluid pressure
* Pressure discussion
* Injection pressure
* Rate of flow

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Injection pressure professional expectations

* Factors affecting
* Recommended pressure
* Procedure

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Type of embalming chemicals professional expectations

* Arterial
* Cavity
* Supplemental fluids
* Accessory chemicals
* Safety in handling embalming chemicals

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Arterial embalming chemicals professional expectations

* Function
* Purpose
* Classification
* Components
* Effects of body tissues and tissue fluids and components
* Effects on body tissues and tissue fluids and protein

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Cavity embalming chemicals professional expectations

* Purpose
* Composition

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Supplemental fluids embalming chemicals professional expectations

* Pre-injection
* Co-injection
* Humectant
* Special arterial fluids
* High index fluids

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Accessory chemicals embalming chemicals professional expectations

* Hardening compounds
* Mold preventive agents
* Preservative powders
* Sealing agents
* Pack applications

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Dilution, distribution, diffusion professional expectations

* Primary
* Secondary
* Fluid distribution, fluid diffusion
* Signs of fluid distribution and diffusion

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Drainage professional expectations

* Purpose and importance
* Drainage technique
* Veins
* Methods of drainage in relation to injection
* Methods of stimulating

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Cavity treatment professional expectations

* Definition, purpose
* Abdominal regions
* Four region plan
* Trocar guides
* Aspiration and injection equipment and methods
* Materials to be aspirated
* Purge

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Autopsies, necropsies or postmortem examinations professional expectations

* Regional
* Exploratory
* Organ tissue recovery

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Regional autopsies, necropsies or postmortem examinations professional expectations

* Cranial
* Thoracic and / or abdominal
* Spinal

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Postmortem conditions and their embalming treatment professional expectations

* Discolorations
* Vascular difficulties
* Decomposition
* Dehydration
* Body fluid accumulation
* Purge
* Deformities and malformations
* Contagion and infection
* Radiation

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