Title

Self-assessed cultural competence among radiologic technology interns of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute during academic year 2018-2019

Date of Completion

4-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

Cultural competence, Radiologic technology interns

Abstract

The study used the descriptive research design using purposive sampling technique. Respondents included 86 senior radiologic technology interns of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute. A self-made questionnaire was used consisting of demographic profile of the respondents including sex. Fifteen (15) items were subdivided into cultural awareness, cultural skill, cultural encounter and cultural desire. Data were analyzed using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and t-test for independent means. Based on the findings of the study, the researchers concluded that: 1) Most of the respondents are female; 2) The respondents are very competent in terms of cultural awareness, cultural skill, cultural encounter, cultural desire and overall cultural competence; 3) There are no significant differences in the cultural competence of the respondents. In terms of cultural skill, cultural encounter and cultural desire when grouped according to sex. There is a significant difference in the cultural awareness of the respondents when grouped according to sex. Female respondents are more culturally aware than male respondents.

First Advisor

Nestor Jonathan E. Gatchalian

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