Course Date: November 9 - 11, 2018
Friday 4 - 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:30 - 5:30pm
Instructor: Jimm Harrison, Aromatherapist & Cosmetologist
Olfaction is a fascinating and mysterious sense with powerful influence on human emotion and the nervous system (central and autonomic). A review of olfactory anatomy and physiology, along with the latest information regarding the sense of smell, will be used to explain the complex, anticipated and unanticipated physical and emotional effects of essential oils and fragrance. This seminar will also include placebo, energetic and sub-atomic principles on health and well-being.
The seminar is 20 hours, and includes 17 hours of classroom experience and three to six hours of self-study. Classroom experience will include lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice. In addition to the “kit of essential oils” you purchased in the Chemistry and Biology class, the instructor will supply additional materials, bases and oils for the weekend activities – approx. $50 value).
Upon completion of the seminar, you will be able to:
This seminar has been designed for health care professionals; however, the general public is invited to attend as well.
Eligible for 17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs, and/or CEs for the following professions:
ND (except those licensed in CA & OR)
MD & PA - Category II CMEs (those licensed in WA)
ARNP & RN (licensed in WA)
LAc - NCCAOM PDAs
LAc (licensed in CA)
LMP (licensed in WA)
Eligibility Pending: LMP NCBTMB CEs
This class is part of a non-credit program offered by Bastyr’s Certificate, Community and Continuing Education Department. To read about the program's course sequence, requirements and fees, click here.
Meals: Fri: 1/2 hour dinner break - Bring a sack dinner. Sat & Sun: One hour lunch break - Bring a sack lunch or eat in Bastyr’s dining commons.
Location: Bastyr University Kenmore Campus, room #131 & 220. Room 220 is on the 2nd floor of the south wing with “stair-only” access. 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.
Jimm Harrison, Cosmetologist and Certified Aromatherapist
Jimm Harrison 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.
Jimm has been conducting certification programs and lectures in essential oil therapy for 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 learn more about this presenter, please visit his website at www.jimmharrison.com.