"Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity." - Nelson Mandela
Mortuary science is the study of embalming, the preparation of human remains for burial and cremation, and funeral directing. Those who successfully complete the Mortuary Science Program, which includes passing the National Board Exam, are prepared to operate a funeral establishment or to serve as a pathologist’s assistant, autopsy assistant, anatomical embalmer, anatomical technician, or thanatologists' assistant.
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