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About the Course

This course provides an overview of essential oil therapy and current aromatherapy practices in clinical settings and gives you the skills to bring aromatherapy into your own practice. By the end of the course, you will be able to: a) explain what essential oils are to a patient and how they work; b) assess if an essential oil might be beneficial to a patient, considering patient preference and the research evidence, as well as any safety issues or contraindications; and c) suggest a protocol for use in a clinical setting. Continuing Education Credits This course has been designed to meet Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 15 contact hours and may be eligible for CE credit from other professional boards that allow self-documenting of continuing education activities. It is your responsibility to check with your regulatory board to confirm this course meets your local requirements and, if necessary, to provide them with the certificate of completion you get if you pay for and fulfill all the requirements of this course....

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This course was well presented by the instructor; it covered all the relevant topics that I believe are vital to understanding Essential oils and the broad field of aromatherapy.


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The course is a good overview of the beginning of aromatherapy. Good resources for the monographs and basic introduction of the commonly used essential oils.

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By Jyoti G

May 15, 2020

The course has provided me with beautiful insights of the clinical uses of the aroma oils.Thanks to the organizers of the course and Coursera.

By Prompiriya P

Aug 24, 2020

Very interesting course on aromatherapy and use of essential oils. I like overall format, video quality and assignments. Great for beginners!

By Ariel B

Jul 19, 2020

Excellent course to learn how to help people identify which essential oil to use taking into account study results and safety considerations.

By Nevruz C S T

Sep 18, 2023

Thank you for the amazing effort you put to prepare the materials and content, so to teach us fundamentals of aromatherapy. I appreciate!

By Kerlley d S B

Jul 12, 2019


Esse curso está abrindo tantas portas profissionalmente para mim que eu não tenho palavras para agradecer.

Muito obrigada!!!!!

By Sabrina R

Oct 29, 2020

Very interesting course with the possibility of knowing the properties and use of essential oils in different clinical situations!

By Cide F N

Sep 27, 2021

Very well organized. Very practical. Clear instructions and explanations. Detailed documentation to implement a clinical program.

By Kim B

Jun 21, 2020

The course was all good but Week 6 with all the information about starting an aromatherapy program was exceptional. Thank you!

By Karlien D H

Apr 24, 2023

Super clear and complete introductory course. Great combination of both theoretical info and hands-on assignments and cases.

By Amanda N

Jan 2, 2021

Excellent revision and introduction to aromatherapy in a hospital environment with a client-centred focus. Highly recommend!

By Cassandra M

Dec 16, 2020

Loved it! This course was very insightful and to the point. Easy to digest and lots of handouts to simplify the content!

By Susanlee

Oct 17, 2020

Very well done. There is so much information, I really appreciate the reading materials, handouts and resource lists.

By Parimal V K

Jul 16, 2020

This is an excellent course, Instructor explained each and everything very nicely with the demo. Thank you very much.

By Lourdes M P C

Nov 19, 2020

Muy claro en todos sus aspectos, profundos de acuerdo al tema y un inicio para adentrarse en los aceites esenciales

By Amelia N R M

Oct 28, 2020

Curso muy ùtil y muy claro, tanto si trabajas en clinicas como si trabajas en medicina herbal o para uso personal.

By Erica W H (

Aug 2, 2023

Terrific course! Highly recommend if you want to effectively administer essential oils safely witH good efficacy.

By Geeta V R

Apr 27, 2020

The course is very informative and interesting .You will learn so many things.The assignment is very helpful .

By Robert B S M M

Jan 14, 2020

Thank you. I learned a lot, especially considering I had no previous interest whatever in Aromatherapy. :-)

By Adriene O

May 27, 2024

I learned even more about the usability of essential oils, so I can contribute to my daily life and my work.

By S K L

May 20, 2020

This course is quite interesting and more informative for the health care professional in day today practice

By Maria M

May 20, 2022

This was an excellent, very-well taught course that helped me increase my base knowledge of essential oils.

By Evaluation R

Nov 25, 2019

Janet Tomaino, DNP is phenomenal. I learned so much in this course! I honestly did not want it to end! :-(

By Jaya M

Jul 25, 2020

Excellent course. Gives a clear outline of some very useful essential oils, makes us want to learn more.

By varadharajan d

Jun 7, 2022

the course is a comprehensive one and it helped me in building my confidence to practice aaromatherapy.

By oilsh p

May 22, 2024

I found that course very helpful and valuable for me, and also empowering me towards the aromatherapy