Microcredentials

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Certified Aromatherapy Safety Professional (CASP) Program

Developed by American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Founding President Dorene Petersen and ACHS Aromatherapy Program Chair Amanda Lattin, this micro-credential provides training in the latest research on essential oil safety and methods of administration with a particular focus on topical applications.

 
The Certified Aromatherapy Safety Professional (CASP)™ credential is a comprehensive, four-course microcredential providing critical aromatherapy safety training for today’s product formulators, practitioners, retailers, distributors, or consumers. Students will complete the following four courses to earn the Certified Aromatherapy Safety Professional (CASP)™ credential:
  • Course 1: Overview
  • Course 2: Safety
  • Course 3: Toxicology
  • Course 4: Administration
You’ll learn how essential oils can cause allergic reactions, the importance of proper storage of essential oils and carrier oils, first aid guidelines for aromatherapy, how to mitigate adverse reactions, toxicology in aromatherapy, and much more!
 

Earn your Microcredential in:

Certified Dietary Supplements Professional (CDSP) Exam Prep Program

This four course microcredential is designed to prepare you to sit the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) Certified Dietary Supplements Professional exam and earn the CDSP credential. 

This program covers all aspects of working with dietary supplements including micro and macronutrients; nutraceuticals including herbs, homeopathy, and medicinal mushrooms; anatomy and physiology related to the absorption and metabolism of dietary supplements; legal considerations for the use of dietary supplements; and holistic lifestyle modifications that a dietary supplements professional may use in their practice or working with customers in a retail setting. 

Students complete the following four courses: 

  • Course 1: Anatomy, Physiology, & Biochemistry
  • Course 2: Nutritional Support of the Body
  • Course 3: Nutraceuticals
  • Course 4: Legal Responsibilities
 

This program is completed fully online with the flexibility to study at your own pace.

 

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