Title

Spiritual care rendered by De La Salle University Medical Center staff nurses on their patients with cardiovascular disorders

Date of Completion

2012

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Spirituality, Patient Care, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nurses

Abstract

The study utilized a descriptive, non-experimental research design. The respondents of the study were 100 staff nurses from De La Salle University Medical Center and were chosen using purposive or judgemental sampling. The research instrument used was an adapted-modified tool from the study of Casamorin (2011) entitled “Practices of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Nursing Students Batch 2011 in Providing Spiritual Care to their Patients”. Data was analysed using frequency distribution, percentage, mean, t-test, and f-test. Majority of the respondents belong to the age group of 20-24 years, females, Catholics, graduates of non-sectarian institutions, were assigned at the general ward, and had 6 months to 2 years of work experience in the nursing profession. There was no significant difference in the spiritual care rendered by the De La Salle University Medical Center staff nurses on their patients with cardiovascular disorders when they were grouped according to age, gender, religion, type of school graduated, clinical area of duty, and years of work experience in nursing profession.

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