FEATUREA Pilot Study Reiki for Self-Care of Nurses and Healthcare ProvidersBrathovde, Angela MSN, RN, BC, HNCAuthor Information Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ. Corresponding author: Angela Brathovde, MSN, RN, BC, HNC, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ 07740 (e-mail: [email protected]). Holistic Nursing Practice: March 2006 - Volume 20 - Issue 2 - p 95-101 Buy Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine if Reiki energy therapy, level I, was taught as a self-care practice to healthcare providers, would their caring perceptions change? Methodological triangulation technique, including a self-report caring scale and interviews, was used, demonstrating positive changes in perceptions of participants' caring behaviors. © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.