Clinical Aromatherapy for Hospitals: Aim & Objectives

Aim: To educate nurses and other health professionals in the use of six essential oils to enhance their practice.


  1. At the end of this course the student will be able to:
  2. Describe the historical path of aromatherapy
  3. Define a true essential oil
  4. Determine the purity of an essential oil
  5. Describe the chemistry of essential oils
  6. Discuss the application of essential oils
  7. Compare 6 essential oils and possible clinical uses
  8. Discuss case studies
  9. Discuss 2 methods of extraction
  10. Apply principles of essential oils to case studies of clients with health challenges
  11. Discuss protocols, policies and training options
  12. Review all material presented for test
  13. Complete Final exam



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