Date of Completion

1-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

hemodialysis, bill of rights, awareness, patient's Bill of Rights

Abstract

The study utilized a descriptive non-experimental type of design. Using non-random sampling, the respondents were composed of 102 family members of clients undergoing hemodialysis. The research instrument used in this study was adapted and modified. The tool is a dichotomous type of questionnaire, which statements that are answered by yes or no. Data was analyzed through frequency distribution, weighted mean, t-test, ANOVA. The study concluded that, 1) Findings reveal that majority of the respondents were female with age ranging from 18-40 years old, college graduate, and specified that they are the spouse, sibiling, cousin, granchild or niece/nephew of the client undergoing hemodialysis; 2) The overall results indicate that majority of the respondents or family members of clients undergoing hemodialysis have awareness to a great extent of the patient's Bill of Rights; 3) There was no significant difference in the level of awareness on patients Bill of Rights among family members of clients undergoing hemodialysis when grouped according to age, sex, educational attainment and relationship to the client.

First Advisor

Mary Rose J. Salazar

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