Clinical Aromatherapy Seminar 2021

The Essence of Clinical Aromatherapy:
An international seminar for
Hospital and Hospice Care
May 21st & 22nd, 2021

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This clinical aromatherapy seminar provides practitioners, researchers and clinicians the opportunity to update and extend knowledge and skills, network with peers, source suppliers and share experiences of
using essential oils in the hospital, hospice and other clinical

The first Essence of Clinical Aromatherapy International Seminar was launched in 2017 with expert speakers at a special event hosted at the the Royal Marsden Hospital Conference Centre, London.
It was organised by Rhiannon Lewis to further promote the use of
essential oils in clinical environments.
Due to the overwhelming success of the first event in 2017, a second
expanded seminar took place in 2019 at the same location.
The full seminar proceedings for both the 2017 and 2019 events are now available for purchase here

For 2021, The third edition of the ‘Essence of Clinical Aromatherapy Seminar’ will be held online via a professional Virtual Conference and Trade Show platform.
This special event is scheduled for May 21 & 22, 2021.

Topics addressed in this informative seminar include applications and recent advances in wound care, neurology, psychiatry, acute care,
microbiology, palliative care, oncology,  elderly care, aromatherapy inhalation devices, symptom management as well as examples of successful aromatherapy integration in a range of settings around the world.
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Confirmed speakers to date include:
Marianne Tavares (Canada): “Making a Difference: The pitfalls,
challenges and successes of developing and integrating aromatherapy services.”

Pascale Frennet (Belgium): “Supporting chronically neuro-injured
patients and those suffering from severe neurological pathologies with essential oils and massage: Permanent adaptation and personalization of care.”

Thomas Schlager (Austria): “The role of essential oils and hydrosols in the care of wounds and surrounding skin.”
Isabelle Sogno-Lalloz (France): “The challenges and rewards of
orking as an aromatherapist in a French hospital.”

Dawn Langley-Brady (USA): “Essential oils as adjuvants for
chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.”

Wendy Maddocks (New Zealand): “Aromatherapy in Clinical Nursing and Midwifery practice: A review 2004-2019.”
Sandy Van Vuuren (South Africa): “Unravelling the complexity of
antimicrobial blends.”

Madeleine Kerkhof (The Netherlands): “Integration of aroma care in a critical care setting: a personal journey.”
Rhiannon Lewis (France): “Feeling green? What works for nausea?
Evidence, applications and tips for success.”

Linda-Anne O’Flaherty (South Africa): “Improving care with
aromatherapy massage for children admitted to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit: an observational before-after study.”

Carol Scheidel (USA): “15 years of Clinical Aromatherapy at Texas Health Fort Worth Hospital.”
Jacqui Stringer (UK): “Aroma Sticks; the little gems of aromatherapy in acute oncology.”
Ka Man Cheung (Hong Kong)“Speaking the same language: the key to start practicing in a clinical environment.”
Emma Tyrer (UK): “Staff attitudes and experience of an NHS ward-based aromatherapy service.”
Carolina Chaccur Abou Jamra (Brazil): “Incorporating essential oils into psychiatric practice: experiences from a psychiatrist and

Mary Atkinson (UK): “Sensory Stories: bringing connection and
relaxation through the Story Massage Programme.”

Denise Joswiak (USA): “Integrating aromatherapy into healthcare
settings: from education to implementation.”

Izumi Aoyama (Japan):
“The effects of aromatherapy on neuropathic cancer pain: Concept analysis of enriched environmental care.”
Hiroko Kubo (Japan): 
“Aromatherapy in Home Medical Care in Japan.”
Judy Gopsill (UK): “Personalised aromatherapy delivery in both clinical and rural community settings: case examples and tips for successful integration.”
Trisha Dunning (Australia): “Is there a place for aromatherapy in diabetes clinical care?”

Penny Price (UK): “Aromatherapy for grief and bereavement.”
Claire Chauffour-Ader (France): “Breathing space: aromatic interventions in an integrative supportive care cancer clinic.”
Rebeca Ledersnaider (Mexico): “Home care aromatherapy for the elderly and those with different dementias.”
Michelle Ensley (USA): “Aromatherapy as a hospice comfort therapy modality.”
Ruth Skinner (UK): “Building bridges: The keys to establishing a complementary therapy service within a medical environment.”
Ann Carter (UK): “Aromatic memories and guided imagery: Exploring the therapeutic concept of Evoked Aromatic Memory (EAM).””

Jayne Doyle (UK): “Aroma sticks: a rapid way to anchor and calm a hypervigilant patient in a clinical oncology setting during covid-19.”
Irene Wong Tsui Fung (Hong Kong): “An integrated approach of Physiotherapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping and Aromatherapy: A knee pain case illustration.”

We are also seeking sponsorship and applications for the trade show.
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