Reiki is an accepted form of care in US hospitals

In the reviewed quarterly journal Journal of Holistic Nursing (JHN) (, which focuses on the integration of holistic health concepts into classical Western medicine was in 2013 published the second edition of the document Scope and Holistic Nursing "Scope and Standards of Practice" ( The document was first published in 2007 by the American Holistic Nurses Association in collaboration with the American Nurses Association. In this document, Reiki is considered to be an acceptable form of nursing care. (232)