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How do Essential Oils Work? [A Free Webinar]

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Do Essential Oils Really Work? If so, HOW? If you've ever wondered just how these vibrant aromas can actually have a measurable effect on the body, this webinar outlines exactly what you're wanting to know. Join Dr Hawkins as she takes you beyond the simple anatomy of olfaction and to the psychological and developmental effects of essential oil inhalation. At the conclusion of this 45-60 minute webinar, you'll understand what determines whether or not an essential oil has an effect on the body, how these effects differ based on application method, and how science is able to evaluate both personal, [...]

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EOs for Birth Professionals Micro-Credential

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COURSE DATES: APRIL 13 – MAY 22, 2020 Today’s midwives, nurses, childbirth educators, doulas, and other birth professionals work with moms every single day who are using essential oils as part of their birth kit, but high quality education in the use of these products is sorely lacking. As a childbirth professional, you are the trusted source moms turn to when they need reliable information about essential oils, but finding a quality source for professional training can be complicated. If you are tired of the frequent misinformation and questionable advice and want to know what the scientific literature has to [...]

$390

Medical Statistics Workshop

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JOIN US: When you're reading research, it's easy to skim to the conclusion and see what the authors had to say. But what about of the findings? The p-values, the confidence intervals, the power analysis? How do you tell if the statistical results were significant? Or if a test was sensitive enough? What do these phrases even mean? Join clinical researchers Jessie Hawkins, PhD and Christy Hires, MPH for this 4-part guide to interpreting medical statistics. This workshop covers the most commonly used analysis methods, from t-tests all the way to MANOVA, and empowers you to better understand the nuance [...]

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Summer Skin Conditions [A Free Webinar]

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Herbs & Essential Oils for Healthy Skin Summer brings nostalgic thoughts of bare feet tucked into the sand or running across the grass. These visions are often dashed with the harshness summer months can bring to the skin. Sunburns, bug bites, poison ivy... the potential irritants are seemingly limitless. In this 45-60 minute webinar, Dr. Jessie Hawkins introduces herbs and essentials that are effective at reducing these summer skin irritations, helping you and your family get back to enjoying the weather sooner rather than later. You'll learn how to make a travel skin kit with anti-inflammatories and burn treatments, and [...]

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Spotting Bullsh!t in an Age of Pseudoscience

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Separating Fact from Fiction Fake News. Pseudoscience. Bullsh!t. Whatever you call it, we're surrounded with misinformation. And separating fact from fiction in this modern era of pseudoscience is an endless struggle. Scientific disinformation is not only frustrating, it produces harmful effects. Listening to the wrong source or believing the wrong information can leave you at risk of failing to take preventive actions that would protect your family or worse, engaging in health-related behavior that places your entire family at risk. Recognizing bullsh!t posing as health science is more important now than ever, yet it's also harder than its ever [...]

$295

Herbs, Essential Oils, and Pain Management

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Powerful Botanical Actions for Intense Pain Both chronic and acute pain, caused by a wide range of conditions, can result in life-changing health concerns that are often either under-treated by modern medicine or treated exclusively through powerful or risky pharmaceuticals. In addition to the failure to address the concern, many women face painful conditions that are ignored or under-addressed by care providers. Get effective pain relief through powerful botanicals with the protocols and formulas taught in this independent course. This course includes 5 in-depth modules covering the epidemiology and physiology of pain, followed by a deep dive into the [...]

$195

Using Essential Oils with Children

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Evidence based tools for your most important family members Using essential oils and aromatherapy with children is a controversial practice, but it doesn't have to be. Children require unique formulations, blends, and protocols to meet the goal of safety and efficacy at each stage of development. Rather than take an all or nothing approach driven by the chaos of information on this topic, get the facts and learn how to use essential oils with children confidently. In this 6-part independent course, you will learn why children are more susceptible to harmful effects of essential oils and how to create [...]