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Aromatherapy: An Introduction

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6 CE Hours - E1027
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Aromatherapy: An Introduction

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Materials

  • Text - 192 pages
  • Multiple-choice test
  • Certificate upon completion

Description

This course is an introduction to the therapeutic properties of popular essential oils. Learn the best methods of purchasing and storing essential oils, and the recommended precautions for infants, children, pregnant women and people who have sensitive skin.

Essential Aromatherapy organizes essential oils into alphabetical listings, providing their profiles, applications, and the physical and emotional conditions that warrant their use. Also included are detailed treatments for a variety of ailments and special circumstances.

In this course, you will:

  • recognize what essential oils are, how they get into the body
  • learn essential oils affect on mind and body
  • identify best methods for purchasing and storing essential oils
  • determine the therapeutic properties and most valuable uses of essential oils
  • find recommendations for common physical and emotional conditions
  • discover precautions for providing aromatherapy to infants, children and pregnant women

The course text provides a handy A-to-Z reference for future use with clear tables, illustrations and oil profiles.

Course Objectives

  1. Recognize what essential oils are, how they get into the body and how they work on the mind and body.
  2. Define aromatherapy and recognize appropriate methods of blending and applying essential oils in massage and bodywork practice.
  3. Identify the best methods of purchasing and storing essential oils.
  4. Identify the therapeutic properties and most valuable uses of at least 10 popular essential oils.
  5. Identify the essential oils recommended for common physical and emotional conditions and the therapeutic methods for working with them.
  6. Name the essential oils that should not be used under any circumstances and list the precautions for providing aromatherapy to infants, children and pregnant women.

Course Reviews

Shereen Salimi

4/14/2022

Excellent book on Essential Aromatherapy by Susan Worwood & Valerie Ann Worword! I use her books, 20 yrs now because they are the best! And that is what makes your course amazing! Thank You!

Jordan Douglas

3/28/2022

Enjoyed the aromatherapy course very much. I would gladly recommend it to others who are seeking knowledge on essential oils and therapists using aromatherapy as part of their practice.

Krystle Lee, LMT, BCTMB

3/8/2022

Chris Vande Velden, LMT

2/25/2022

Dela D. Brubaker, LMT

2/23/2022

The book was very good, although it seemed a little out of date. Should be updated?

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Instructors

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

Sharon Burch holds a Masters Degree in Nursing and has been practicing as a nurse since 1974. She is currently a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas. Additionally, Ms. Burch studied under many of today's leaders in massage therapy and bodywork during the 1980s, became Nationally Certified through the NCBTMB in 1993 and holds a professional membership with the AMTA.

As founder of Health Positive!, Ms. Burch has created over 60 home study nursing and massage continuing education programs, performed over 65 public, live educational presentations, has written two published books, served as a member on the NCBTMB Continuing Education committee and was a founding member of the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists.

Sharon is an instructor on many of the Institute's programs and has authored and co-authored various ethics courses and additional titles such as Touch for the Seriously Ill, Stress Reduction Through Bodywork, Staying Well – Naturally, Cardiopulmonary Health and Illness, Chronic Pain Management, Marketing Massage in Four Easy Steps, Preventing Medical Errors, HIV Update for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers, Understanding HIV, Massage for Edema and more.

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