|BU Staff||$ 308.00|
|General public||$ 385.00|
|Full time student||$ 290.00|
This seminar, Essential Oil Therapy – Foundations, provides the fundamental knowledge necessary for competent and efficacious use of essential oils and aromatherapy. Moving beyond a simple definition of individual oils, you will gain an understanding of: the chemical composition; holistic properties and contraindications of essential oils; their impact on body systems and olfaction; and the relation to energy principles. We will also explore their holistic and therapeutic function in cosmetic ingredients and beauty treatments, quality control issues, and best practices in developing formulations for professional and personal use.
The seminar is 20 hours (20 CEUs or 17 PDAs), and includes 17 hours of classroom experience and three hours of self-study. Classroom experience will include lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice (instructor will supply the necessary materials, bases and oils – approx. $45 value).
Upon completion of the seminar you will be able to:
You are invited to contact the instructor, Jimm Harrison, if you have any questions about the curriculum, or want to learn more about how this program will support your career goals.
Jimm Harrison, cosmetologist and certified aromatherapist, founded the Phytotherapy Institute in 1995 to advance education in essential oil and plant therapy. He was the first cosmetologist invited by Harvard University and MIT to discuss the impact of essential oils in skin care. Harrison has been conducting certification programs and lectures in essential oil therapy for accredited massage, spa therapy, cosmetology and medical esthetic institutions across the country since 1993, including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He is the author of Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics, and has developed natural/organic skin care products for the professional and retail markets. To read more about this presenter, please visit his website at www.jimmharrison.com.
Receive a discount: register by March 23rd.
CEUs available for NDs (except CA & OR)
CEUs available for LMPs licensed in WA
NCBTMB CEs available for LMPs
CEUs available for ARNPs and RNs licensed in WA
CEUs available for DCs licensed in WA
Category II CMEs available for MDs and PAs licensed in WA
NCCAOM PDA points available for LAc’s
CEUs pending approval for LAc's licensed in CA
This seminar will be at Bastyr University Kenmore campus, room 1011. Bastyr University is housed in an older facility with fluctuating interior temperatures; it is advisable to wear layers. Also, Bastyr is a “fragrance-free” campus.
On Friday, please bring a sack dinner, as the dining commons will be closed. On Sat/Sun you can bring a sack lunch or purchase lunch in the dininig commons.