Aromatherapy Education Webinar Series Offered by the American Holistic Nurses Association

April 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), in response to registered nurses becoming increasingly interested in the use of essential oils in healthcare, is offering evidence-based aromatherapy education for the nursing profession. Our first offering is a series of three evidence-based aromatherapy webinars that are approved for 1 hour of continuing nursing education. Go to http://www.ahna.org/shop/Webinar-CNE to register for one or all of these webinars.

The upcoming Webinars are:

Aromatherapy 101: The Pleasure & Power of Aromatherapy for Self-Care

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST, Dawn Louise Langley-Brady, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, CHPN, CCAP will present content that informs nurses about how aromatherapy has historically been used to enhance pleasure, comfort and health; methods of essential oil extraction; quality issues; labeling safety and FDA regulations; precautions for using essential oils for self-care; essential oil delivery methods and the precautions for using essential oils.

Aromatherapy 201: The Power of Essential Oils to Enhance Patient Care

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST, Toyoko Yasui, MS, RN, AHN-BC, OCN, HWNC-BC, CCAP will present content that informs nurses about how essential oils affect us physically and emotionally; what patient populations have evidence-basis of benefit from using essential oils; the benefits and risks of using essential oils in a practice environment, and the recommended criteria to use when purchasing oils for a healthcare facility.

Aromatherapy 301: Aromatherapy Challenges & Successes in Healthcare Facilities

Wednesday, June 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm, Janet M. Tomaino, DNP, RN, AHN-BC will present content that describes healthcare facilities where essential oils are being integrated into patient care; strategies for obtaining administrative support to use essential oils for patient care, and measures to assist family members in using essential oils for patient care and comfort.

About AHNA

At its founding in 1981, the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) adopted as its primary mission the advancement of holistic healthcare by increasing awareness and promoting education as well as personal community-building among nurses, other healthcare professionals and the public. This professional specialty nursing membership organization is becoming the definitive voice for holistic nursing for registered nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals around the world. Holistic nursing focuses on integrating traditional, complementary and integrative treatment opportunities to improve the physical, mental, emotional and relational health of the whole person.

AHNA delivers valuable resources, improves educational tools, and offers superior networking opportunities to a vibrant and expanding universe of healthcare professionals. AHNA currently services almost 4,500 members through 130 local chapters/networks in the U.S. and abroad.

Holistic nursing is recognized by the American Nurses Association as an official nursing specialty with both a defined scope and standards of practice.

For additional information, contact:

JACOB WINGARD

Communications@ahna.org

800-278-2462