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Sunday, May 4 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Energy Therapies, Symptom Management, and Self-Care: Healing Touch, Reiki and Therapeutic Touch

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If you’re curious about the benefits of energy therapies such as reiki, healing touch (HT), or therapeutic touch (TT), this session will give you a firsthand look. Nurses certified in these practices will lead a demonstration of how HT, TT, and/or reiki work. Whether you’re participating or simply watching, you’ll learn about the scientific principles behind energy therapies, as well as what research indicates about the potential benefits, risks, and outcomes of integration into clinical practice.

Objectives
1. Explain the theoretical and scientific principles of energy therapies (reiki, healing touch, and therapeutic touch) and critique related research.
2. Evaluate the potential benefits, risks, and integration of energy therapies into clinical settings for a) patients with cancer during treatment and cancer survivors and b) professional self-care and personal development.
3. Compare the different educational programs on energy therapies, identifying professional organizations and the certification/credentialing process. 

ILNA
This session qualifies for the following ONCC Indiviudal Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) categories.

OCN®: Symptom Management, Professional Performance
CBCN®: Symptom Management, Professional Performance
AOCNP®: Side Effect and Symptom Management, Professional Practice, Roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse
AOCNS®: Side Effect and Symptom Management, Professional Practice, Roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse




Speakers
avatar for Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, PhD, AHN-BC, PHCNS, CHTP

Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, PhD, AHN-BC, PHCNS, CHTP

Assistant Professor, Wayne State University
avatar for Mary Lehett, RN, BSN, OCN®

Mary Lehett, RN, BSN, OCN®

Reiki, swimming, my husband and dog. card making.



Sunday May 4, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Ballroom C Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802