The precious gift of body donation allows 十大彩票网站 chiropractic 学生 to study the science of the human body. It allows the 学生 to learn and understand the complexities of the human body in a far better manner than books or computer programs can ever provide. Information can be requested from the Coordinator of Anatomical Donations by calling 636-230-1735 or emailing 特蕾西.Kisgen@dennis-delaney.com
What are the Missouri laws concerning the gift of body donation?
The gift of one’s body after death is governed by the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act of the state of Missouri, 在1969年成为法律. 部分194.210 to 194.《十大彩票网站》第290条引用为本法案. It has provided uniformity with similar laws of other states.
Any individual who is at least 18 years of age may become a gift body donor under the stated conditions. A donation of another’s body may be made after death by an attorney in fact under the durable power of attorney, 由近亲或监护人提供.
Donor forms can be requested from the Coordinator of Anatomical Donations by calling 636-230-1735. 向请求者发送两组表单. The forms must be completed and signed in the presence of a notary public. One form must be returned to 十大彩票网站 in the provided self-addressed envelope and include the individual’s original signature and the original stamp/seal and signature of the notary. The second copy of the gift form should be kept with the individual’s personal files. Following completion of the forms and informing the family of the desire there is nothing more to be done until death.
Please contact the Coordinator for Anatomical Donations for a full and current list of restrictions.
The only expense that the family or estate incurs when there is a gift body is the transportation by a funeral director or transporting company. It is suggested that an inquiry about the charges for transportation be made prior to authorizing delivery. 洛根不承担费用.
What if my family disagrees with my wishes to donate after I die?
Logan encourages all donors to share their wish for whole body donation with their family members. 然而, if the next of kin does not wish to carry out the donor’s wishes, 遗体捐赠将继续进行.
在死亡的时候, the Coordinator for Anatomical Donations should be contacted to verify the donation. The family gives the signed donation form to a funeral home director or transporting company official. They in turn deliver the body with the proper papers to Logan. The transportation to Logan is the only expense paid by the family. It is suggested that the inquiry concerning the charges be made prior to authorizing the transportation and delivery. The Coordinator for Anatomical Donations can provide a list of transporting companies. The funeral director or transport company will take care of the necessary paperwork regarding the death certificate.
如果捐赠遗体的人死在圣. 路易斯都会区 the same policies hold as if the death occurred in the St. 路易地区. The Coordinator for Anatomical Donations must be contacted by the funeral home for proper procedures. If the family does not want to donate to Logan because of the distance and costs, the Coordinator for Anatomical Donations may be able to recommend another medical school with a similar program.
Can there be a funeral service if my body is donated to Logan?
死后, the body needs to be transported to Logan as soon as possible for proper preparation. 家庭被鼓励举行追悼会, 依靠自己的信念和信念, 死后不久尸体不在场.
我的家人可以取回骨灰安葬吗? What happens to the cremains that are not returned to the family?
Families may request the cremains but the decision to receive cremains must be made at the time the body is received by 十大彩票网站. 需要两个联系电话. 通常需要2个.五到三年之后骨灰才会被运回.
Cremains not returned to the family are buried at Holy Cross in Ellisville, Mo. At the site there is one common grave marker with the following inscription: “在记忆和感恩中, 行政部门, 学生, 教师 and staff of 十大彩票网站 express appreciation to the families of those who have donated bodies. This precious gift has allowed 学生 of chiropractic to study the science of the human body.” The location at Holy Cross is: Interment Number 72974, Grave location 1, Section 2, and Lot L.
每年五月，洛根学院都会举行追悼会. 在仪式上, 教师, staff and 学生 remember the lives of those individuals who donated their bodies as well as their families and friends.
Logan appreciates your consideration of making this selfless gift of body donation. 这些表格需要签名和公证. One should be returned to us while the other copy should be kept with your personal papers. 十大彩票网站感谢像你这样的捐赠者, affording our medical 学生 the opportunity to learn above and beyond what textbooks can provide. We treat everyone with the utmost respect and will honor your body until we are able to return your cremains to designated family.
请联系特蕾西 Kisgen: 636-230-1735或电子邮件 特蕾西.firstname.lastname@example.org.