Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300005652015AROMAPHARMACYElective593
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to make students comprehend the basic methods of aromatherapy and to compare and evaluate the situation in other countries and our country. In addition to this, the students will be able to provide consultancy services to patients, physicians, other health personnel and industry branches about aromatherapeutics by using information about the production and use of plants and herbal medicines that are important for aromatherapy.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Bijen KIVÇAK, Prof. Dr. Nehir SOMER, Prof. Dr. Hüsniye KAYALAR, Prof. Dr. G. İrem KAYA, Doç. Dr. Buket BOZKURT, Doç. Dr. Tuğçe FAFAL
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to meet the prescriptions of the patients correctly and appropriately by using the knowledge about the effects and uses of the plants used in aromatherapy
22. To be able to provide consultancy services to patients, physicians, other health personnel and even industry branches by using the knowledge acquired in aromatherapy to improve the health level and quality of life of the society.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
What is aromatherapy? History and Importance in Pharmacy, Application Forms, Essential Oil Mixture Preparation Considerations, Essential Oils Quality Controls, Aromatherapy Essential and Prepared Samples, Aromatherapy Baths and Important Considerations, Aromatherapy Indications Used in Various Indications
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is Aromapharmacy? History of Aromatherapy and Its Importance in Pharmacy
2Aromapharmacy application forms and the relationship between the sense of smell
3Essential Oil Production Methods and Classification; Points to Consider When Preparing Essential Oil Mixtures
4Quality Controls, Standardization and Impurities in Essential Oils
5The principles and selection of essential oils (aromatogram)
6Aromatherapy in digestive system diseases
7Aromatherapy in Respiratory Diseases
8Aromatherapy in nervous system diseases
9Aromatherapy in cardiovascular system diseases
10Aromatherapy in orthopedics, rheumatism pain diseases
11Aromatherapy in Pediatrics and Geriatrics patients
12Aromatherapy in Dermatological Diseases
13Aromatherapy as a Support for Oncology Patients and Birth
14Student Presentations
Recommended or Required Reading
Aromatherapie Wabner Beier 2009 Urban Fischer 2009
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures21428
Team/Group Work166
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination177
Individual Study for Final Examination177
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)78
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