February 9, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Acute Care Education
7200 NE 41st Street, Suite 206
Vancouver, WA 98662
This course presents introductory Reiki, a noninvasive nonpharmacological energy field therapy, which is offered to patients and others to decrease anxiety and promote relaxation, ease distress and facilitate well-being. Students will participate in experiential opportunities and critically appraise the evidence on effectiveness. This activity provides nurses with the opportunity to acquire the theory and hands-on skill needed to discuss Reiki and practice Reiki Level 1 techniques to reduce anxiety, relieve pain, and promote healing in self and others. Nurses taking this course will receive a Level 1 Notebook, a certificate suitable for framing from the Reiki Healing Connection, and a pin recognizing completion. Nurses will leave this course with a basic foundation for practicing Reiki on themselves and others.
Who Should Attend? Nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, students and other health sciences professionals desiring a Reiki Level 1 Certificate.
Desired Learning Outcome: Learners will obtain the skills and knowledge of a Reiki Level 1 Certificate.
At the conclusion of Reiki Level 1 Certification, you will be able to:
7:30 am – 8 :00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 10:00 am Introduction to Reiki Energy Healing
10:00 am – 10:15 am Break
10:15 am – 11: 15 am Evidence informed applications of Reiki Level 1
11:15 am – 12:30 pm Personal experience of attunement process
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (On your own)
1:30 pm – 3:45 pm Hand positions in practical exercise of a Reiki treatment session
3:45 pm – 4: 00 pm Q & A, online evaluation
Dr. Potter is a Reiki Master Practitioner and Teacher certified in the lineage of Usui, Takata, and Barnett (Reiki Healing Connection) since 1999. As a psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist, in practice she integrates complementary energy therapies (Reiki) with psychological counseling for people facing challenging mental and physical health diagnoses and treatment. She is an Associate Professor at University of Portland School of Nursing who focuses on teaching and curriculum development in Integrative Health in undergraduate and graduate nursing education. She has taught a Reiki experiential course for undergraduate nursing students and has presented at national and international conferences on approaches for teaching Integrative Health. Her program of scholarly inquiry addresses the integration of complementary alternative medicine therapies into conventional health care.
This educational activity will provide 6.5 contact hours (including 0.0 pharmacology hours) to learners who complete the Criteria of Successful Completion.
Acute Care Education (PA-48/Nov/20) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Nursing Education Approver (A-CNE), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Registration includes: Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, all day coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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