Cremation: The Facts

About the Course:
As the popularity of cremation  increases as a disposition choice, funeral professionals are discovering that more individuals are researching online sources to find out what laws for cremation exist in their states and local areas. There are licensing and operating requirements for crematories, as well as for funeral homes that work in conjunction with crematories.
Learning objectives
  • Explain state variations and crematory regulations.
  • Discuss who has the legal authority to authorize cremation.
  • Describe the effect that cremation has on the funeral industry, now, and in the foreseeable future.
  • Identify changes in religious beliefs regarding the acceptance of the cremation process, and identify which religions expressly prohibit cremation.