The researcher would like to extend her utmost gratitude to thefollowing people who contributed their significant parts in the realizationof this humble piece of work:
ATTY. IRINEO F. MARTINEZ, JR.,
Dean, Graduate School of Education, University of Perpetual Help System-DALTA, whoencouraged and inspired the researcher by his sincerity and dedicationto help all graduate students in their earnest desire to finish and attaintheir degrees;
DR. HAZEL VILLAGRACIA,
Chief Nurse, St. Dominic Medical
Center, and the researcher’s adviser, for her intellectual guidance,
brilliant suggestions and encouragement from the start until the end of her journey in writing which motivated her to accomplish this research.
DR. NAOMI DE ARO,
Dean, College of Nursing, De La SalleUniversity, Dasmarinas, Cavite, the very knowledgeable chairman of thefinal defense panel, and the external member of the panel composed of Dr. Enjola Kaye Elma and Mrs. Imelda Javier for their encouragingrecommendations to improve the study.