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Essential Oils for Occupational Therapy
Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Category: SIGS

5:30 to 6:30 Presentation
6:30-7:00 questions

Course Description:

Essential oils are concentrated oils from plants used for purposes of health and well-being.
Healthcare providers and caregivers having been seeking out the use of essential oils for alternative treatment options and natural remedies. They can be used to assist the body to heal and have proven to be very effective. Several studies have analyzed the chemical constituents of essential oils and support what many have experienced that essential oils are a safe and effective way to treat everything from common cold, to severe infections, headaches, hormonal imbalance, mental disorders and so much more. This course provides an overview of the use of essential oils and their clinical relevance for caregivers, healthcare providers or self-care.

Speaker Bio:  Kathleen Mitsch is a graduate from University of Saint Catherine’s. She has been practicing occupational therapy for 30 years, working with diverse population and diagnosis. Proximately eight years Kathy became involved in holistic alternative medicine. Kathy currently holds multiple certifications in essential oil, energy kinesiology, chakra clearing, body alignment, and is a level one Reiki practitioner.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Define basic information on essential oils. Discuss research on the benefits of essential oils.
2. List several essential oils and the healing properties of the oil.
3. Identify principles of using essential oils safely and OT goals / treatment incorporation.
4. Create a blend, carrier oils, and various methods of application.

Target Audience: OTR, OTA, OTS.

Course Level:  Introductory

Event Location:

Fairview Home Care
2519 25 th St. East
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Must ring doorbell to enter

Continuing Education Credits:  1.5 CEU

 This course fulfills the AOTA Classification Code for Continuing Education Activities: Category 1: Domain of OT

 Fee: MOTA members free    $20.00 non-MOTA members
 Health and Wellness SIG: Essential Oils





Contact: Leah Harris email: [email protected]