JOIN US: COVID-19 presents a unique challenge for natural health providers. The tools we use rely on decades, if not centuries of tradition, but what does that mean in the face of a brand new disease? If we are to first do no harm, we have to recognize what actions may actually be harmful, and learn how to identify the herbs, essential oils, supplements, and lifestyle changes that are actually beneficial. In this 5-part online workshop, Dr Jessie Hawkins shows you how to integrate epidemiological findings into your practice so you can prepare to assist your clients through this pandemic [...]
What you Need to Know About Epidemiology to be Better Prepared for an Epidemic With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are attempting to read, interpret, and apply findings from epidemiological research. After all, epidemiology is the field of studying the spread and containment of disease; the field as a whole literally exists for moments such as this. But, without a background in epidemiology, the scientific literature is easy to misinterpret. And during such critical times, misinterpreting the science can have dangerous consequences. In this FREE event, Dr. Jessie Hawkins will provide critical context and guidelines [...]
April 6 is the first day for the Spring 2020 academic quarter. Students should anticipate receiving access to classes by noon central time. Students who have not yet submitted an enrollment agreement, registration form, and all tuition and fees for the quarter will not be granted access to their classes until these items are received by the Registrar.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]