Title

The relationship between the coping strategies to stress and the clinical performance during summer intensification program of third year BS Nursing students Batch 2007 at De La Salle University Medical Center emergency room

Date of Completion

2006

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Clinical Competence, Nurses, Adaptation, Psychological, Emotioanal Adjustment, Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms, Professional Competence

Abstract

This study utilized the descriptive correlational method. Purposive sampling technique was used to select 119 third year BS Nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Campus Batch 2007. The data on coping strategies was gathered through a self-made questionnaire. Percentage distribution, mean, t-test, f-test, Kruskal-Wallis Test and Pearson’s r were used in data analysis. The study concluded that, 1) Most of the respondents were 20 years old and below, female, had a monthly family income of P30,000 and above, Catholic, living in the dormitory, and with a Type B personality; 2) The overall coping strategy to stress of the respondents in terms of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects were very good; 3) The level of clinical performance during the summer intensification program of the respondents was good; 4) There was no significant difference in the coping strategies to stress of the nursing students when grouped according to age, socio-economic status, religious affiliation and residency. However, there was a significant difference in the coping strategies to stress of nursing students when grouped according to gender and personality type; 5) There was no significant difference in the level of clinical performance during the summer intensification program of nursing students when grouped according to age, gender, socio-economic status, religious affiliation, and residency. However, there was a significant difference in the level of clinical performance during the summer intensification program of nursing students when grouped according to personality type; 6) There was no significant relationship between the coping strategies to stress and level of clinical performance during summer intensification program of nursing students.

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