CONTINUING EDUCATIONHolistic Foundations of Aromatherapy for NursingSmith, Marlaine C. PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN; Kyle, Laraine MS, RN, CMT, CATAuthor Information Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida (Dr Smith); and Institute for Integrative Aromatherapy Business, Boulder, Colorado (Ms Kyle). Corresponding Author: Marlaine C. Smith, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Christine E. Hynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 ([email protected]). The authors have no conflict of interest. Holistic Nursing Practice: January 2008 - Volume 22 - Issue 1 - p 3-9 doi: 10.1097/01.HNP.0000306321.03590.32 Buy CE Test Metrics Abstract The purpose of this article is to describe a theoretical framework for the integration of aromatherapy in the practice in nursing. Five propositions derived from 3 theories comprising the framework are presented, and suggestions for the integration of aromatherapy in nursing practice and education are described. © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.