A study on the perception of selected health professionals regarding medical doctors enrolled in nursing

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Physicians, Nursing


A non-experimental descriptive research design was used in the study. One hundred twenty-five (125) subjects were selected from the College of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medical Radiation Technology, College of Physical Therapy, De La Salle University-Medical Center and Community Health Centers of Imus, Cavite through purposive sampling technique. The researchers developed the questionnaire through literature review regarding the perception of selected health professionals. Frequency, percentage, mean, t-test and f-test were the main statistical treatments used in the study. The following conclusions were made: 1) Out of one hundred twenty-five respondents, most of them belong to 26 to 40 age group, females, have a monthly income of P10,000 and below, hospital nurses and have less than 5 years of length of service; 2) In terms of patient care, job related and economic aspects, the respondents perceive that doctors are enrolling in nursing because of the higher probability of migrating to foreign countries; 3) There is no significant difference in the mean population of selected health professionals when grouped according to gender and monthly income. There are significant differences in the perception of the respondents when grouped according to age, nature of work and length of service.

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