Support system and coping strategies of occupational therapy graduates Batch 2016 and 2017 of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Adaptation, Psychological, Psychosocial Support Systems
The study used a phenomenological research study. the study used a face-to-face and online interview via Facebook messenger and Skype. The study used purposive sampling since the population of the study was chosen based on the characteristics and the objective of the study. The population of the study is occupational therapy graduates of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute belonging to Batch 2016 and 2017 that met the inclusion criteria set by the researchers. The researchers used the social media specifically Facebook as a method of finding Occupational Therapy Graduates of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute. The researchers used a pre-screening tool in order to identify the graduates who qualified the inclusion criteria. The tool contained questions that determined the graduates' level of difficulty experienced in college, and those who at least underwent one removal exam during their academic years. An interview guide was used during the interview. Colaizzi's research method as a mode of data analysis, since it is a phenomenological type of research method, which basically included most qualities of models that are essential for qualitative research. The study concluded that stressors, support strategies and coping mechanism of the occupational therapy graduates indicate a cycle process in relation to the academic and clinical performance.
Alma M. Flores, OTRP, BCHPED
Esguerra, E., Estrellado, Z. M., Itliong, C., Ordonez, K. K., Radam, S. N., & Taol, Y. K. (2018). Support system and coping strategies of occupational therapy graduates Batch 2016 and 2017 of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsot/5/