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Embalming. Amanda Rhue English IV Mrs. Kathy Saunders. Embalming. Interested in embalming Something different More difficult than other topics Lots of Information. History. Embalming has been around since the Ancient Egyptians Believed in preserving the body “Circle of Necessity”

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embalming

Embalming

Amanda Rhue

English IV

Mrs. Kathy Saunders

embalming1
Embalming
  • Interested in embalming
  • Something different
  • More difficult than other topics
  • Lots of Information
history
History
  • Embalming has been around since the Ancient Egyptians
    • Believed in preserving the body
    • “Circle of Necessity”
  • Dr . Thomas Holmes was the “father of embalming”
    • Captain in the Army Medical Corps
    • Embalmed over 4,000 officers and soldiers
    • Embalming came to a stop after the War
education
Education
  • High School
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Some volunteer work
  • College
    • Two to Four years of mortuary sciences
      • Anatomy , Physiology , Pathology, Embalming Techniques, Restorative Art, Various Business Classes
      • Apprenticeship from one to three years
goals for embalming
Goals for Embalming
  • Sanitation
    • Safety for public
  • Preservation
    • Memorialization
  • Restoration
    • Appearance
embalming process
Embalming Process
  • Before the process
    • All clothes and jewelry are removed
    • Dirt and stains are cleaned off
    • Head and arms are propped and positioned
  • Embalming Process
    • Vessels are raised
    • Injection and drainage tubes are placed
    • Chemicals are pumped through the body
    • Thoracic and abdominal cavities are treated
    • Incisions are sutured and remains are bathed
income
Income
  • Varies according to area and service volume
  • Average income around 42,000
product
Product
  • Demonstration on the embalming process
  • A visual aid and anatomical guide of vascular positions for embalming
mentor
Mentor
  • Jonathan Allen
    • Graduate of Fayetteville Technical Institute
      • Degree in Embalming and Funeral Directing
    • Degree in Applied Science
    • NC Mortuary Science licensee
    • Chief Embalmer at Pugh Funeral Home
product1
Product
  • I have learned how to do the embalming process
  • How it works
  • Also what it does
  • I accomplished learning the embalming process by constantly researching and working with my mentor
demonstration
Demonstration
  • common vessels used for embalming
    • Carotid/Internal Jugular
    • Axillary
    • Femoral
working with the mentor
Working with the Mentor
  • Approximately 18 to 20 hours were spent on shadowing
  • Working with my mentor helped me get a better understanding of the embalming processes and techniques
obstacles
Obstacles
  • Due to North Carolina state laws and some irregular work hours of my mentor, watching the embalming process and being involved with funeral home activities was not possible
closing
Closing
  • Thank you for your time!
  • Are there any questions?