Ethics in Funeral Service, Updated


About the Course:
This course has been developed to create a framework surrounding ethics within the Funeral Service Industry. The principles of ethics are critical in this field of service since human interaction and empathy are the driving force of what funeral professionals do. This course will identify the basic ethical principles not only on an individual level, but also the impact on an organizational level and its overall influence on the success of our industry.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Define Ethics and its Impact on the Funeral Industry 
  • Understand and Practice the Code of Ethics 
  • Discuss the Order of the Golden Rule
  • Identify Obligations for the Care of the Decedent
  • Identify Obligations to the Public
  • Identify Obligations to the Government
About the Author: 
Lindsay A. Andre, FD, MBA is a Licensed Pennsylvania Funeral Director, Life and Annuity Agent and Certified Crematory Operator. After completing her funeral service education at the American Academy McAllister Institute in NYC, she completed her MBA with Strayer University in Washington DC. She works as a freelance course writing and revising consultant and Funeral Professional in Northeastern, PA writing continuing education courses for Funeral Directors, Crematory Operators and other Deathcare Professionals Nationwide.