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Everything Organic: Organic Essential Oil Production, Best Practices


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Join ACHS President Dorene Petersen in this on-demand course for an exploration of best practices for organic essential oil production. Come learn what an organic crop really is, what natural pest controls are available, the standards for crop production and organic product labeling, and much more.

President and Founder Dorene Petersen holds a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology from Otago University, New Zealand, a Diploma in Natural Therapeutics from the South Pacific College of Natural Therapies in Auckland, New Zealand, and is a Certified Acupuncturist with specialized training in Chinese herbal medicine and moxibustion. 

Dorene currently serves as Chair of the Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC), an independent, nonprofit organization that administers the national examination in aromatherapy to ensure minimum standards of training and safety knowledge of Registered Aromatherapists. Dorene is also a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG). In 2009, Dorene was awarded the Professional Service Award from the International Herb Association (IHA) for her outstanding contributions to the herb industry.

    • Pay the CEU processing fee ($25)

    • Watch the lecture video (approximately 60 minutes).

    • Pass the short CEU assessment quiz with a score of 80% or higher on your first attempt to demonstrate successful acquisition of knowledge.

    • After you register, you will have access to a student dashboard where you can download your CEU certificates and transcripts for successfully completed courses.


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    CEUs are not accredited and generally cannot be used for accredited degrees.

    Refund Policy:  This self-based program is non-refundable upon purchase.