Module 4: Mortuary practice
This page contains additional information to assist and guide you through the following learning outcomes for this module:
Summary of Learning Outcomes:
To achieve this unit a candidate must:
LO1: Mortuary operations
1.1 Prepare cleaning and disinfection of surfaces and equipment using relevant solutions.
1.2 Follow funeral business procedures for cleaning and disinfection of mortuary surfaces and equipment.
1.3 Apply the funeral business procedures for the disinfection and sterilisation of equipment is protected from contamination until required.
1.4 Utilise disinfected and sterilised equipment is protected from contamination until required.
1.5 Comply with the funeral business operating procedures for the storage of mortuary equipment and materials.
1.6 with the funeral business procedures for the retrieval of mortuary equipment and materials storage.
1.7 Comply with funeral business operating procedures for the storage of mortuary records.
1.8 Comply with funeral business operating procedures for the retrieval of mortuary records.
LO2: Supervision and administration of mortuary practice
2.1 Identify the funeral business procedures and mortuary practice upon arrival of the deceased.
2.2 Identify mortuary practice and how confidentiality is protected.
2.3 Adhere to compliance of GDPR and specifically confidentiality relating to the client.
2.4 Describe the processes to follow for the presentation of the deceased following post mortem examinations.
2.5 Describe the purpose of the relevant statutory documentation and procedural requirements relevant for death certification.
2.6 Describe the purpose of relevant statutory documentation and procedural requirements for the disposal of the deceased.