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Business Plan Conference Offers CEUs to Funeral Professionals

Funeral professionals throughout the country are headed to Charleston, S.C., for the Seventh Annual Funeral Service Business Plan Conference, which offers continuing education credits for practitioners from most states.

The Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice approved the conference for 13 hours of continuing education. The following states all accept Academy approval: Rhode Island, Maine, Delaware, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and New Mexico.

Other states that don’t automatically accept Academy approval have already reviewed the program’s agenda and approved it for continuing education purposes. The following states have all approved the program for 13 hours of continuing education: Ohio, Kentucky, South Carolina, New Jersey, Illinois and Indiana.

Tennessee and Arizona approved the conference for 10 hours of continuing education; Kansas approved the program for 6 hours of continuing education; North Carolina approved the program for 7 hours of continuing education;

Other states are currently reviewing the program for approval purposes. These states include Georgia, Florida and New York.

A number of states don’t require CEUs, and some states do not preapprove courses for approval, noted Thomas A. Parmalee, the conference coordinator. “The Business Plan Conference is always a huge draw for operators who want to improve their businesses and better serve their families,” Parmalee said. “CEUs typically are not the main impetus for attending, but we try to provide them whenever possible as another benefit for attendees.”

Learn more about the Business Plan Conference.

Posted Sept. 14, 2012


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