Aromatherapy and Cancer Patient Management

Course Expiration Date: 11/30/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

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Course Description: This course will describe and demonstrate the effects of using aromatherapy with cancer patients.

Instructor: Shellie Enteen BA, RA

Target Audience: All persons interested in aromatherapy

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe and demonstrate the effects of using aromatherapy with cancer patients and how to select the correct essential oils.
2. Describe when the use of essential oils is contraindicated as treatment of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
3. Describe the efficiency of using essential oils in massage and diffusion for various issues of cancer patients both in and post treatment.
4. Describe the resources for information about essential oils and their safe use.

Length of Course: 45 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.75 contact hour.

Massage Therapists: This program has been approved for 0.75 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy. SC State Provider Number is 2.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.75 CEUs ( 0.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.