Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils extracted from plants. In healthcare settings, safety, staff education and intelligent use of essential oils are critical factors when using aromatherapy. This webinar will address the science of aromatherapy, steps to implement a safe and successful program, and how to document and track program progress. A North Dakota long-term care facility will share their strategy for program implementation as well as program successes.
This webinar is intended for staff in administration, nursing, social services and activities as well as front line caregivers.
Upon completion of the WebEx, participants will be able to:
- Summarize the science of aromatherapy
- Define steps for aromatherapy program implementation
- Relate how to document and track program progress
Certified Clinical Aromatherapist
Jodi Baglien, LLC, Osseo, MN
Jodi Baglien is “Bringing Aromatherapy into Healthcare.” She is the first US Aromatherapist to provide the innovative Aromatherapy Inhalation Patch to hospitals, senior care facilities, and mental health providers.
Jodi combines 16 years of experience as a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, Educator, and Holistic Therapist. She delivers an evidence-based, compliant, and sustainable aromatherapy program to health care settings, both long and short-term.
She has been training medical professionals on how to effectively use essential oils in order to provide non-pharmaceutical options to reduce stress, agitation, improve rest and reduce pain scores.
With a powerful mix of experience, compassion, and science-based research, Jodi offers a clear protocol within the best practices of professional aromatherapy. As a recognized wellness authority, she is dedicated to personalized consulting and wholehearted staff education.
Cindy Gall, LPN
Wishek Living Center, Wishek, ND
Cindy Gall has been an employee of the Wishek Living Center since 1985. She has served in Infection Control, Quality, Safety, Risk Management, Cooperate Compliance and Education since 1999. Cindy has been an advocate for LTC residents concerning pain and behaviors. She strongly supports the usage of alternative therapies when treating the elderly. Cindy has been instrumental in starting a successful essential oil program in our facility. In her spare time Cindy enjoys time with family, works with her local church and community in children’s and women’s ministry. Her passion is serving others at the Living Center, in her community and all over the world on mission trips.