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School:
Essex County College
Course:
Hsc 158 - Aromatherapy

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ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE Social Sciences Division HSC 158 Aromatherapy Course Outline Course Number Name HSC 158 Aromatherapy Credit Hours 1 0 Contact Hours 1 0 Lecture 1 0 Lab N A Other N A Prerequisites None Co requisites None Concurrent Courses None Course Outline Revision Date Fall 2010 Course Description A course designed to give massage students an introduction to the use of essential oils in the art of massage for healing Students will learn the history and use of essential oils and how they interact with body chemistry affecting organs and organ systems They will come to understand that essential oils interact pharmacologically physiologically and psychologically with the human body Students will be educated in the indications and contraindication and the scope of practice associated with the use of essential oils Course Goals Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to do the following 1 discuss the history of the use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes 2 explain the extraction process and the need for purity of essential oils and 3 discuss and identify various oils and their uses in massage therapy Measurable Course Performance Objectives MPOs Upon successful completion of this course students should specifically be able to do the following 1 Discuss the history of the use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes 1 1 discuss the historical roots of aromatherapy and 1 2 identify the geographic locations where various oils are found 2 Explain the extraction process and the need for purity of essential oils page 1 prepared by C Donaldson Fall 2010 2 1 discuss the extraction of essential oils from plants and 2 2 explain why the essential oils must be pure Measurable Course Performance Objectives MPOs continued 3 Discuss and identify various oils and their uses in massage therapy 3 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 3 5 3 6 3 7 discuss essential oil chemistry discuss applications of essential oils suitable for massage therapy describe carrier oils



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