Recently I had the pleasure of working with Marni Reven, MSN, RN, RA, on her pilot initiative with the use of our Aromatherapy Patches at West Virginia University Cancer Institute.
Marni and her team chose to focus on the well being of the Nurses at the Infusion Center in this pilot project, with a future goal to bring Aromatherapy into patient care. Nurses reported several positive benefits from the essential oil patch, including reduced stress and a better mood.
The surgical unit conducted a pilot study on the use of Jodi Baglien's Aromatherapy Inhalation Patches recording 367 survey responses on patient satisfaction scores.
Nurse-led intervention to quantify pain, anxiety, and nausea, patient outcomes across the healthcare system. Read more on Pub Med
Using Lavender to improve the quality of sleep with residents in memory care assisted living facility.
Self reported severity of symptoms
and scientists have long known that lavender can be calming for many. Now, researchers are looking to that concept one step further to see if it can actually help people sleep better, especially those with dementia who already are prone to sleep problems.
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Wishek Living Center in Wishek, North Dakota is reducing medication use through Aromatherapy.
Physicians find Aromatherapy effective for infants born with Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) by use of Aromatherapy Inhalation Patches. Published on Tisserand Institute's Blog
A summary of Northfield Hospital + Clinics use of Aromatherapy Inhalation Patches.
"We use Jodi's patches at all our hospitals! There has been an incredible response in symptom relief for pain, anxiety, and nausea."
“Our VA survey process just finished, and I have to tell you they LOVED our program. They LOVE the aromatherapy patch the most. They said they were impressed by the “dignity” it offered to our veterans, rather than seeing "taped on cotton balls" they've seen at other sites.”
"We recently had an extremely anxious patient come through our doors and she was absolutely delighted when she was offered the aromatherapy patches. She stated it really helped her maintain control over her anxiety when our RN’s were placing her IV in the pre-operative area".
"I work at a hospital where we use Jodi's patches - they are amazing and our patients love them! They have helped a ton on the floor (I work, medical/surgical). They work wonders!!"
“A week ago I had surgery and was offered an aromatherapy patch prior to surgery. Anyone facing surgery naturally has some degree of stress and apprehension! Thank you so much for making my pre-op experience less stressful.”
"I wanted to reach out with our results after implementing our Aromatherapy Patch Program in our Mental Health Hospital. The results have been even better than I expected, and I had high expectations! Here are our results: A decrease in patient self-reported symptoms of 50.02%."