Speaker & Topics
Matthew Smith has embalmed nearly 19,000 bodies during his 24-year career. Smith is a world renowned leader in the embalming industry. He is the owner and President of Homeward Bound Shipping, which specializes in domestic mortuary shipping and international repatriation. He is also the founder of the Professional Embalmers Institute, serves as the Director of Education at the Frigid Fluid Co. in Chicago, Ill. and is the host of “Open Casket,” a compelling podcast designed to share knowledge with embalmers from around the world.
» Severe trauma and restorative art
» Creating the “perfect expression”
» Addressing complications from decomposition
» Airbrush cosmetics
» Edema and its affect upon arterial fluid calculation
» Tissue gas
» Donated bodies
Continuing Education Units
This seminar has been approved for six continuing education units for funeral directors and embalmers. It is intended to be an educational resource for funeral directors and embalmers. Non-licensed funeral service staff and pre-need counselors, coroners, medical examiners and allied staff are also welcome.