Nurses Knowledge and Practice about adverse Effects Following Immunization at Primary Health Care Centers in Mosul City

Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed (1) , Rian Mahmood Ibrahim (2) , Nasir Muwfaq Younis (3) , Salim Shihab Ahmed (4)
(1) College of Nursing / University of Mosul/ IRAQ , Indonesia
(2) College of Nursing / University of Mosul/ IRAQ , Indonesia
(3) College of Nursing / University of Mosul/ IRAQ , Indonesia
(4) PhD in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Instructor, Higher health institute in Mosul, Nineveh Health Directors/Iraq , Indonesia

Abstract

Background: Immunization of infants and young children against serious infectious diseases is the most successful and cost-effective intervention in preventative health care. However, vaccination occasionally leads to undesirable effects including adverse reactions that are referred to as adverse events following immunization. Objectives of the study to assess the nurse’s knowledge about adverse event following immunization and to assess nurses’ practice regarding adverse event following immunization.


Material and methods: Descriptive study was used to adopted current study. The study extended from (1-2-2021) to (1-7-2021). The sample of the study consists of (39), (20) male and (19) female from different primary health care centers at left side in Mosul City. A questionnaire was developed based on the previous study related to the research problem. Data were analyzed by using SPSS version 26.


Results: the main results of the present study showed that the majority of nurse’s knowledge about adverse effects following immunization were good (30.24), and the practice slightly less than acceptance (23.69).


Conclusion: The researcher concluded that the nurse’s knowledge about adverse effects following immunization were good, but nurses’ practice was slightly less than acceptance.

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Authors

Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed
Rian Mahmood Ibrahim
Nasir Muwfaq Younis
Salim Shihab Ahmed
Ahmed, M. M., Ibrahim, R. M., Younis, N. M., & Ahmed, S. S. (2024). Nurses Knowledge and Practice about adverse Effects Following Immunization at Primary Health Care Centers in Mosul City. Journal of Current Medical Research and Opinion, 7(05), 2536–2542. https://doi.org/10.52845/CMRO/2024/7-5-20

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