Global School of Mortuary Science

MODULE D

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MODULE D

MODULE D: THE EFFECTS AND PREVENTON OF DISEASE

UNIT 1. Disease

  • Disease Aetiology, Metazoa, Physical and Chemical agents, deficiency
    and hormonal diseases, malignancy, hereditary, disease, senescence.
  • The body’s response to disease
  • Decomposition: post-mortem changes Rigor Mortis. Putrefaction. Fermentation

UNIT 2. Microbiology

  • Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, Protozoa
  • The process of infection

UNIT 3. Sterilisation and disinfection

  • Methods of disinfection and sterilisaton

UNIT 4. The Embalming Theatre

  • The structure of the theatre and its equipment