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Clinical Aromatherapy for Anxiety and Depression Postpartum Teleseminar

By: Pam Conrad, PGd, BSN, RN, CCAP

Category: NAHA Teleseminars

Clinical Aromatherapy for Anxiety and Depression Postpartum Teleseminar
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Clinical Aromatherapy for Anxiety and Depression in the high risk postpartum woman - a pilot research study

The purpose of this study was to determine whether aromatherapy treatments and allopathic medical treatment compared with allopathic medical treatment alone without aromatherapy can improve symptoms of anxiety and depression in high risk post partum women.

The published results of the pilot study indicated positive findings for the use of aromatherapy for both anxiety and depression with the high risk postpartum woman. It represents a simple, effective, self care option for those suffering with anxiety and depression. In addition, it provides a safe and supportive tool for therapists and healthcare professionals. In the teleconference, Conrad will share the background, process and basic overall results of the published clinical aromatherapy pilot study.


About Pam Conrad:

  • Complementary Therapy Nurse Aromatherapist
  • Aromas for Healing™, Indianapolis, IN USA
  • BSN Purdue University School of Nursing
  • Twenty-five years practicing US nursing ranging from trauma, cardiology, psychiatric, women's health and complementary therapies
  • 2000 Certified Clinical Aromatherapist Practitioner Jane Buckle's course Clinical Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals
  • 2004 PGd Masters diploma Complementary Therapy Studies University Westminster Graduate School of Integrated Health London, England
  • 2001-2003 studied and practiced advanced clinical aromatherapy in England and France with nurses, midwives and physicians in hospitals and clinics

Current

  • 2007-2012 Nurse Aromatherapist CAM Consultant Wellspring pharmacy- Indianapolis
  • Owner of Aromas for Healing™ an aromatic complementary therapy business and practice specializing in Women's Health and CAM hospital consulting and education
  • 2003-present Adjunct faculty Indiana Purdue University Indianapolis
  • 2011 completed a pilot clinical aromatherapy research study on aromatherapy for postpartum depression and anxietywith positive statistically significant results.Published Aug 2012 Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
  • 2010-2012 Surgery center nursing aromatherapy pilot program for nausea and anxiety
  • 2008-2011 educated nurses and developed evidence based OB clinical aromatherapy program at nine Indiana hospitals
  • 2008 developed 1st in US OB hospital evidence based nursing program
  • 2008 developed OB Clinical Aromatherapy evidence based nursing curriculum approved by American Holistic Nurses Association
  • 2005-2010 Developed four hospice and palliative care aromatherapy nursing programs

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