Aromatherapy and Cancer Patient Management

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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

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.



The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Aromatherapy Approaches to Pain Management

Aromatherapy Approaches to Pain 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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will review aromatherapy definitions and application methods, discuss research on the use of essential oils to relieve post-operative pain the side effects of cancer treatment. The Properties of 7 basic essences will be discussed and contraindications of essential oils during cancer treatment will be reviewed.

Instructor: Shellie Enteen BA, RA

Target Audience: All persons interested in aromatherapy

Objectives: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify and describe essential oils and their methods of use.
2. Identify and describe the research findings and accepted safety practice for working with essential oils to relieve pain for cancer and post-operative pain.
3. Identify and describe physical and psychological properties of essential oils used for relief of pain and anxiety.
4. Identify and describe contraindications for use of essential oils during cancer treatment.

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.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Aromatherapy Methods: Blending

Aromatherapy Methods: Blending

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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will describe and demonstrate the safe and proper methods to mix essential oils.

Instructor: Shellie Enteen BA

Target Audience: All persons interested in aromatherapy

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • discuss the basics of essential oil purity and safety in using essential oils.
  • verbalize the difference between individual and pre-made blends of essential oils and when each is used.
  • list methods of how to make larger quantity blends, including calculations of amounts for ingredients and what materials are necessary to do so, as well as resources for materials.

Length of Course: 60 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 1.0 contact hour.

Massage Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.0 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 1.0CEUs ( 1.0 clock hour) 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.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Foundations in Armotherapy Practice

Foundations in Aromatherapy Practice

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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will provide participants with an overview of the history of aromatherapy, the methods and accepted safety practices for working with essential oils and the physical and psychological properties of commonly used essential oils.

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. Identify and describe the history of aromatherapy.
2. Define methods and accepted practices for working with essentials oils.
3. Identify and describe physical and psychological properties of commonly used essential oils.

Length of Course: 60 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 1.0 contact hour.

Massage Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.0 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 0.10 CEUs ( 1.0 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.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Treating the Obesity Epidemic

Treating the Obesity Epidemic

Course Expiration Date: 3/31/19

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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This program is designed to assist occupational therapists' in the understanding of the obesity epidemic plaguing American adults.  The program outlines the OT's role in integrative therapies to treat obesity and the potential impact they may have on treating the obesity epidemic.

Instructor: Hima Dalal OTR/L

Target Audience: Occupational therapists

Education Level: Intermediate

AOTA Classification Code: Category 1 Domain of OT and Category 2 Occupational Process

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define the obesity epidemic on population health.
  • describe the role of physical and occupational therapy in treating obesity.
  • identify the role of integrative therapy techniques on treating obesity.
  • discuss the potential impact of integrative therapy techniques on treating obesity.
  • discuss how medical complications and other risk factors can hinder progress of obesity treatment.

Instructional Methods: Asynchronous online Lecture

Prerequisites: None

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Occupational Therapist: Upstate AHEC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education.  AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

This course has been assigned 0.1 AOTA CEU. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Understanding the Importance of Reiki, Self-Care and The Energy Shared Between Us in Healthcare

Understanding the Importance of Reiki, Self-Care and The Energy Shared Between Us in Healthcare

Online Learning Course Expiration Date: 1/31/20

CE Provider: AHEC www.upstateahec.com 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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $40  payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: Would you like to feel centered and bring a sense of peace into your workday?  Are you interested in learning techniques that may help restore your mental/emotional/spiritual balance and enhance your relationships with patients and colleagues?
This seminar invites you to a fun, hands-on, group participating guide through concepts such as intention setting, understanding your energetic field and its impact, visualization and meditation, the history and practice of Reiki, and much more. Come prepared to explore, release and renew your understanding of yourself. Comfortable clothing and an open mind preferred!"

Instructor: Megan Bornstein, BA, Reiki Master

Target Audience: All persons interested in Reiki

Educational Level: Introductory

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the practice of Reiki in the healthcare field.  
  • Incorporate various integrative energy exercises into my practice.

Length of Course: 90 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 1.5 contact hour.

Massage Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy. SC State Provider Number is 2.

ATOA Credit: This course has been approved for .15 CEUs (1.5 clock hours) by AOTA

AOTA Classification Category 2, Occupational Therapy Process AOTA

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.5 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.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Using Essential Oils in Pregnancy

Using Essential Oils in Pregnancy

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.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will describe the use of essential oils in pregnancy, labor, post-partum depression and difficulty with conceiving.

Instructor: Shellie Enteen BA, RA

Target Audience: All persons interested in aromatherapy

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • state the basics of essential oil purity and safety in the use of essential oils.
  • identify methods of using essential oils during pregnancy and labor, as well as indications for post-partum depression, nursing mothers, or difficulty conceiving.
  • discuss how to make blends for pregnancy, labor, post-partum depression, or difficulty conceiving.

Length of Course: 60 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 1.0 contact hour.

Massage Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.0 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 1.0 CEUs ( 1.0 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.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.