Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals Training and Certification Program

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Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals Training and Certification Program

Concord Hospital is pleased to host the Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals training and certification program. This program, presented by R. J. Buckle Associates, is divided into four modules over 12 months. Each module is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday/Sunday at Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, N.H. The program is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA).

2019 Course Location & Dates

  • Module 1 (March 23-24, 2019)-An introduction to the core concepts of clinical aromatherapy history, taxonomy, extraction, safety, evidence-based and research driven.
  • Module 2 (May 4-5, 2019)-Outlines the chemistry of essential oils and functional groups of essential oils.
  • Module 3 (October 5-6, 2019)-Covers the use of essential oils for immune support, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, muscular skeletal and stress control within a healthcare framework.
  • Module 4 (December 7-8, 2019)-Covers women's health, pediatrics, elderly, chronic pain, cancer and palliative care, integration policies and protocols.
  • Exam-Spring 2020, date to be determined.

Nursing contact hours will be awarded for each module. The cost of each module and the exam is $375 ($350 for AHNA members). Additional associated costs include Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare (3rd edition) and required essential oils, which are supplied by the instructor. Each module introduces ten essential oils at $100-$150 per module. Class size is limited.

For a program application and course details, contact the program instructor Kathleen Duffy, LPN, CCAP-I at or (413) 584-1764 or contact Alice Kinsler or René Albee, Concord Hospital Therapeutic Arts and Holistic Services at or (603) 227-7000 ext. 3895.