{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Aromatherapy: Does It Make "Scents" as Complementary Therapy in Pain Management?

Activity Steps


NOTE: This activity requires payment before viewing.

Purpose of Activity

The purpose of this article is to review evidence about the effectiveness of aromatherapy as a complementary therapy in the treatment of pain.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define aromatherapy and how it may be used as a complementary therapy.
  2. Differentiate the 4 potential mechanisms by which aromatherapy may influence health and well-being.
  3. Analyze the evidence on the effectiveness of aromatherapy for reducing pain.
Price: $49.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: TPM0818
Published: Aug 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Angela Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN