Aromatherapy III - AROMA 505

Aromatherapy III
Instructor
Department
Aromatherapy
Credits
3

The Aroma 505 Materia Medica includes the study of the therapeutic uses, active constituents, methods of administration, and cautions and contraindications for each of the oils studied; oils are studied alphabetically.

The focus of the aromatherapy department is holistic aromatology. Holistic aromatology focuses on restoration of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health through the application of essential oils. We use the terms "aromatherapy" and "aromatology" interchangeably throughout the program. All healing modalities offered by ACHS focus on the holistic approach. Our philosophy is that only by taking care of the whole person--the physical, emotional, and spiritual--can health and wellness occur.

 

Learning Outcomes

Identify, discuss, and safely use the organic or wildcrafted essential oils studied, including: Botanical information, identification, sources, historical uses, parts used, cultivation, harvesting, production, characteristics, active constituents, therapeutic actions, medicinal uses, evidence-based uses, household uses, and perfumery
Create lifestyle plans and aromatherapy programs to support optimal health
Identify, describe, and discuss appropriate and safe uses of a full range of administrative methods for the oils studied
Synthesize the aspects of the body of aromatherapy research
Build on skills gained in earlier aromatherapy courses, and continue to learn to interpret and evaluate aromatherapy research
Discuss the concepts in evaluating the validity of aromatherapy research
Demonstrate the ability to critically review aromatherapy research
Explain the hierarchy of research (case study, a case series, pilot study, and trials)
Understand the importance of and perform aromatherapy research in order to maintain a practice of independent study to maintain and further develop expertise in the clinical uses of essential oils
Understand the critical process and evaluate it with a critical eye and identify ways to perform your own research study
Understand the importance of and perform aromatherapy research in order to maintain a practice of independent study to maintain and further develop expertise in the clinical uses of essential oils
Demonstrate the ability to write a case study and/or report on aromatherapy

 

Maximum Enrollment: 20 students

Required Materials (Course Pack)

The Required Materials cost (Course Pack)—including standard shipping within the United States—is $401.92. This includes:

Get the most up to date information about required textbooks for this class, including ISBN, edition and price, by visiting our Required Textbooks page

Total Course Price: $1515 (3 credits X $505 per credit) + $401.92 Course Pack = $1916.92

Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.

* You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and recommended reading outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct edition and ISBN. Please note that some books may also be available digitally or for E-Readers.

**E-Text is available from Amazon for $ 50.40

Optional Recommended Reading & Study Kits

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Last updated 7/22/18

Additional Prerequisites

None – Prior formal aromatherapy training recommended

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