Continuing Educational Credit


All aromatherapy and ‘M’ Technique Courses are approved for Continuing Educational Credit (Professional Development Contact Hours) for nurses and massage therapists.


The following continuing nursing education activities were approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) - an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialling Center's Commission of Accreditation.

Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (CCAP) - AHNA 1155 - through 10/6/2017. 250 CEs

Clinical Aromatherapy for Hospitals (CAH) - AHNA 1159 - through 01/07/2018. 10.25 CEs

Home-Study: Clinical Aromatherapy - AHNA 1164 - through 11/24/2017. 45 CEs  

M Technique Practitioner - AHNA 1058 - through 11/13/2016. 14 CEs

M Technique for Hospitals - AHNA 1073 - through 11/13/2016. 4 CEs

Approval for contact hours through the AHNA is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.

Contact hours from these courses may be applied toward the continuing education requirements for the Holistic Nursing Certification examination and re-certification process.


Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (CCAP). This program has been peer-reviewed and is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association. it was the 1st aromatherapy course to be endorsed by a national nursing organization. The course has been continuously endorsed since 1999.

Massage Therapists

All Clinical Aromatherapy and 'M' Technique courses listed above are approved for Continuing Education for Massage Therapists through National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Provider No 839132, thru 8/30/2019.


Carol Scheidel, BSN, RN, CCAP is the director of R.J. Buckle Associates, L.L.C. - a continuing education company. R.J. Buckle Associates, L.L.C. receives monetary compensation for teaching the Clinical Aromatherapy courses.

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