69K-18.004. Intern Training Agencies.


Effective on Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • 1(1) Funeral establishments which are in good standing and approved as training agencies by the Board as of June 30, 1979, shall continue as approved intern training agencies under this rule provision.

    33(2) Funeral establishments desiring to become registered as an intern training agency pursuant to sections 48497.370 49and 50497.375, F.S., 52shall submit an application for such approval to the Division on Form DFS-N1-1749, “Registration as a Training Agency,” which is incorporated by reference 76in rule 7869K-1.001, 79F.A.C. The form is available on the Department’s website at http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/funeralcemetery/.

    90(3) In order to be approved as an embalmer intern training agency, a funeral establishment shall have performed at least 40 embalming cases per year for each intern it is applying to train in order to demonstrate its ability to provide such embalmer interns with the necessary intern training and experience. In order to be approved as a funeral director intern training agency, a funeral establishment shall have performed at least 40 funeral services per year for each intern it is applying to train in order to demonstrate its ability to provide such funeral director interns with the necessary intern training and experience.

    193(4) Funeral establishments which are approved as embalmer intern training agencies shall provide at least the following training for embalmer interns:

    214(a) Handling and use of equipment, supplies and facilities of funeral establishments;

    226(b) Preparing bodies for embalming, including bathing, shaving, and setting of features;

    238(c) Embalming of bodies;

    242(d) Care of embalming instruments;

    247(e) Dressing and casketing of bodies;

    253(f) Preparation of bodies for shipment; and

    260(g) Study of applicable local and state rules relating to embalming.

    271(5) Funeral establishments which are approved as funeral director intern training agencies shall provide at least the following training for funeral director interns:

    294(a) Instruction and practical work experience in making funeral arrangements;

    304(b) Study of requirements of funerals for various religious denominations;

    314(c) Arranging and setting up of chapels, churches and other places for funeral services;

    328(d) Arranging and supervising of cortege;

    334(e) Arranging of liaisons with law enforcement officers, medical examiners and physicians;

    346(f) Study of applicable local, state and federal laws relating to funeral directing;

    359(g) Reserved;

    361(h) Determining of signs of death and the manner by which death may be determined;

    376(i) Instruction and practical experience in mortuary management and administration; and

    387(j) Preparation and filing of death certificates, burial permits and other documents.

    399(6) Training agencies which change location, without any change in ownership, shall continue to be approved training agencies without submitting any further application to the Department.

    425Rulemaking Authority 427497.103, 428497.370, 429497.375 FS. 431Law Implemented 433497.370, 434497.375 FS. 436History–New 11-11-79, Formerly 21J-18.04, Amended 5-24-89, 5-19-91, Formerly 21J-18.004, 61G8-18.004, Amended 3-16-17.