Reiki Level 1 Certification

Program Date

June 20, 2018   8:00 am – 4:00 pm            Download the PDF Brochure

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October 5, 2018   8:00 am – 4:00 pm          Download the PDF Brochure

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Program Location:

Acute Care Education
7200 NE 41st Street, Suite 206
Vancouver, WA 98662

Program Fee:  $199

Contact Hours: 6.5

Program Description

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:

  • Discuss the historical roots of Reiki
  • Define Reiki Energy Healing
  • Identify evidence informed applications of Reiki Level 1
  • Receive Reiki 1 Attunement and express personal experience of attunement process
  • Demonstrate hand positions used in a Reiki treatment session


Program Agenda

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    Attunement 1 & 2
11:15 am – 12:30 pm    Lunch (On your own)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm     Attunement 3 & 4  
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

Pamela Potter, DNSc, RN, CNS

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.

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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