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Herdin Record #: NCR-OLFU-14051614283311

The definition of care among Filipino nurses: Kalinga, Alaga, Aruga.


1Norland Matthew T. Evangelista Principal Investigator
2Joseph Daniel G. Espinosa Researcher
3Crisanto A. De Leon Researcher
4Clarren B. Gabriana Researcher
5Richard O. Bognot Researcher
6Ryan Christian B. Sacay Researcher
7Michael Joseph S. Diño Adviser

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Publication Date:
March 2012
Our Lady of Fatima University


This study aimed to explore the definition of care among Filipino nurses.


The study aimed to determine the best nurse's interpretation of Kalinga, Alaga and Aruga using a qualitative design and interview conducted between June and August 2012 at Fatima University Medical Center, the informants were five (5) Filipino Registered Nurse's currently working in FUMC three (3) female nurses and two (2) male nurses. Semi-structured interview were used to collect data and analyzed through Cool and Warm analysis. The research findings showed that Kalinga, Alaga and Arugas has a three (3) caring dimensions that are connected to the caring, Alaga as the foundation of Filipino Nurse's Care, Kalinga as the Quality trademark of Filipino Nurse's Care, and Aruga as Caring beyond boarders

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