FEATURESFeasibility and Effect of Reiki on the Physiology and Self-perceived Stress of Nurses in a Large US HospitalHailey, Kellie RN; Fortin, Jennifer MSN, RN; Pratt, Patricia MA, RN; Forbes, Peter W. MA; McCabe, Margaret PhD, RN, FAAN Author Information Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (Mss Hailey, Fortin, and Pratt and Mr Forbes); and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Dr McCabe). Correspondence: Margaret McCabe, PhD, RN, FAAN, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3500 Civic Center Blvd, Buerger Bldg, P1: 1180-1, Philadelphia, PA 19104 ([email protected]). This work was funded by Boston Children's Hospital Inquiry Investment Drives Evidence into Action grant. This work was completed as part of the Boston Children's Hospital Nursing Science Fellowship. The authors acknowledge and thank the nursing staff who participated; Candice Shaw, Sara Schenkel, Tania De Leon, and Michael Mendiola, for their assistance with this project; Reiki Master Andrea Kukulka, for administering the Reiki treatments; Michele DeGrazia, for her expert review; and Eloise Flood, for her editorial assistance. The authors report no conflicts of interest. Holistic Nursing Practice: March/April 2022 - Volume 36 - Issue 2 - p 105-111 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000475 Buy Metrics Abstract Nurses experience stress in the workplace. We evaluated the feasibility and effect of Reiki to relieve stress of staff nurses during a work shift. All Reiki treatments were completed without interruption and lasted 30 minutes. Stress scores, respiratory rate, and heart rate were significantly decreased immediately following the Reiki treatment. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.