Nurses' Lived Experience of Reiki for Self‐care

@article{Vitale2009NursesLE,
  title={Nurses' Lived Experience of Reiki for Self‐care},
  author={Anne T. Vitale},
  journal={Holistic Nursing Practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={129–145}
}
  • A. Vitale
  • Published 1 May 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Holistic Nursing Practice
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the lived experience of nurses who practice Reiki for self-care. [...] Key Method In-person interviews were conducted with 11 nurses who met specific study criteria, using open-ended questions to examine the experience of nurses who are Reiki practitioners, to understand their perceptions of Reiki use in self-treatment, and to appreciate its meaning for them.Expand
Nurse spiritual self-care: A scoping review.
TLDR
This scoping review identified conceptualizations, theoretical frameworks, and measurements that can be foundational to future research in this area and highlights the need for further research on nurse spiritual self-care. Expand
Teaching Nurses Reiki Energy Therapy for Self-Care
  • D. Simons
  • Medicine
  • International Journal for Human Caring
  • 2017
TLDR
The findings of this study have practical importance to nursing practice, as nurses working in the current health-care environment can benefit from utilizing self-care practices in order to provide more compassionate care to their patients and to enhance their own caring behaviors. Expand
Teaching Nurses Reiki Energy Therapy for Self-Care
Reiki energy therapy benefits both practitioner and recipient in assisting the body to heal. Reiki Level I was taught as a self-care practice to a convenience sample of 24 baccalaureate-preparedExpand
Teaching Nurses Reiki Energy Therapy for Self-Care
TLDR
From before to after Reiki training, Caring Efficacy Scales demonstrated positive change in the participants' perceptions of their own caring behaviors. Expand
Care of the self in the daily living of nurses: an integrative review.
TLDR
An integrative review of the literature published between 2006 and 2018 suggests a redirection of the nursing practice that contemplates the strengthening of the nurse as the manager of care and leader of the team, as well as the inclusion of the concept of care of the self in the curricula of undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. Expand
SELF-CARE PRACTICES OF RURAL NURSES IN MONTANA
TLDR
Social support, workplace accommodations for chronic health problems, increased opportunities for physical activity and support for optimal nutritional choices are among the recommendations for practice discussed. Expand
Holistic Modalities & Self-Care: Hope for the Prevention and Recovery of Professional Burnout.
TLDR
The goal is to prevent nurses from leaving the profession by helping them manage their stress using holistic modalities to raise their self-awareness and connectedness and prevent burnout. Expand
The Effect of Reiki Energy Healing and Mindfulness Meditation Program on the Human Aura and Holistic Health of Thai Nurse Students 1
TLDR
The finding suggested Reiki healing and mindfulness meditation program can be introduced as interventions to reduce stress and promote balance of health in nursing students. Expand
Do Nurses Who Care for Patients in Palliative and End-Of-Life Settings Perform Good Self-care?
TLDR
The descriptions of self-care among End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium–trained nurses were shared to show why it is important that palliative care nurses practice self- care so they can, in turn, provide excellent care for others. Expand
Reiki and its journey into a hospital setting.
TLDR
There is a growing interest among health care providers, especially professional nurses to promote caring-healing approaches in patient care and self-care, and the practice of Reiki as well as other practices can assist in the creation of this transformative process. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 123 REFERENCES
Perceptions of nurses' caring by mothers experiencing postpartum depression.
  • Cheryl Tatano Beck
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN
  • 1995
TLDR
Seven themes emerged that illustrated nurses' caring for mothers experiencing postpartum depression: having sufficient knowledge about post partum depression; using astute observation and intuition to make quick, correct diagnoses; providing hope that the mothers' living nightmares will come to an end. Expand
Nurses' Perception of Their Work Environment, Health, and Well-Being
TLDR
Recommendations are provided for improving retention while promoting nurses' health and well-being based on the issues raised in the themes nurses expressed in open-ended comments at the end of a working conditions survey related to their work environment, health, andWell-being. Expand
Students' self-concepts: implications for promoting self-care within the nursing curriculum.
  • K. Horneffer
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of nursing education
  • 2006
TLDR
Suggestions for addressing the complexity of students' self-concepts in the nursing curriculum to foster a self-identity that includes valuing self-care at this key developmental stage are offered. Expand
Healing ourselves, healing others: first in a series.
TLDR
A literature review of nurses and healing reveals the fears and frustration generations of women healers and nurses experienced as they strived to practice their art, giving hope to those in the field as well as their patients. Expand
A Pilot Study: Reiki for Self‐Care of Nurses and Healthcare Providers
TLDR
Methodological triangulation technique, including a self-report caring scale and interviews, was used, demonstrating positive changes in perceptions of participants' caring behaviors. Expand
Health correlates of autonomy, control and professional relationships in the nursing work environment.
TLDR
The study offers an insight into a New Zealand hospital environment and suggests the importance of good relationships with physicians and other departments for the health of nurses, and examines whether aspects of the work environment are associated with health status. Expand
The Lived Experience of Postpartum Depression: A Phenomenological Study
TLDR
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to describe the essential structure of the lived experience of postpartum depression, a living nightmare filled with uncontrollable anxiety attacks, consuming guilt, and obsessive thinking. Expand
Nursing : the philosophy and science of caring
TLDR
It is time that the implicit and explicit meanings associated with the concepts of care and caring are studied so that they can reduce their ambiguities. Expand
Personal use of complementary and alternative therapies by critical care nurses.
TLDR
Data support the model that links nurses' personal use to use in practice and could lead to an increase in appropriate use of CAT in professional practice and potential benefits to critical care patients and their families. Expand
Complementary therapies and healing practices: faculty/student beliefs and attitudes and the implications for nursing education.
TLDR
Curricular change is needed to fully integrate C/AT in nursing programs at all levels; faculty development and nursing research are needed to facilitate these changes. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...