201 Kar 15:040. Examination

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Published: 2015

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      201 KAR 15:040.




316.030(3)(h), (4)(g)


AUTHORITY: KRS 316.210(1)


FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 316.030(3)(h), (4)(g) require an applicant for an

embalmer's license or a funeral director's license to pass examinations

prepared or approved by the board. The function of this administrative

regulation is to establish the procedure, content, and time of examinations.


      Section 1.

Content of Examination. (1) The examination for a license to practice embalming

and the examination for a license to practice funeral directing shall be

written examinations administered by one (1) or more members of the board.

      (2) The subjects

to be covered in the examination for embalmer's license shall be as follows:

      (a) Embalming;

      (b) Anatomy;



      (d) Pathology;

      (e) Chemistry;

      (f) Restorative


      (g) Mortuary

administration and law;

      (h) Accounting;

      (i) Sociology;


      (j) Psychology.

      (3) The subjects

to be covered in the examination for funeral director's license shall be as


      (a) Mortuary


      (b) Ethics;

      (c) Accounting;

      (d) Sociology;

      (e) Business


      (f) Primary



Transportation rules;

      (h) Hygiene,

sanitation, and disinfection; and

      (i) Requirements

of KRS Chapter 316 and the administrative regulations promulgated pursuant to

KRS Chapter 316.

      (4)(a) The board

may accept the results of the examination prepared and administered by the

Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards and the results of an oral

examination on the subject of embalming administered by one (1) or more members

of the board in lieu of the written examination for embalmer's license

administered by the board.

      (b) The

applicant seeking to take an examination administered by the board shall submit

the fee required by KRS 316.030(3)(g) or (4)(f) to the board at least thirty

(30) days before the date of the examination. The fee shall include a license

in good standing for the remainder of the fiscal year if the applicant is

successful in the examination.


      Section 2.

Procedure for Examination. (1) Applicants shall attain a proficiency of

seventy-five (75) percent on any examination to make a passing grade.

      (2) All written

questions for the embalmer's and funeral director's examinations are the property

of the board and applicants shall return the questions to the board with their



      Section 3. Time

of Examinations. (1) Examinations administered by the board shall normally be

held for funeral director's and embalmer's licenses at the regular meeting of

the board in December and June of each year.

      (2) Examinations

may be held at other regular or special meetings at the board's discretion.

      (3) An applicant

shall be entitled to only one (1) examination for each fee. (BEFD-Rule 18; 1

Ky.R. 1013; eff. 6-11-75; Am. 20 Ky.R. 2655; eff. 5-18-94; 22 Ky.R. 2319; eff.