Vaccination is the basic right of every child. This is the only way by which we can prevent many serious and communicable diseases in children. Parents are also willing to prevent these diseases in their children. A present study was a Quasi Experimental Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Program Regarding Knowledge about Vaccines Other Than Specified in National Immunization Schedule among Parents of Under- five Children in a Selected Hospital at Gurgaon, Haryana. The main objective of the present study is to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching program on vaccines other than specified in national immunization schedule among parents of under five children in Aarvy hospital Gurgaon. The researcher used convenient sampling technique for selecting the samples. Total sample size was 60 out of that 30 were in experimental group and 30 were in comparison group. The data was obtained through structured knowledge questionnaire for assessing knowledge of parents about vaccines other than specified in national immunization schedule such as rotaviras vaccine, MMR vaccine, meningococcal vaccine, Japanese encephalitis vaccine etc. The finding reveals that the knowledge of parents of under five children about vaccines other than specified in national immunization schedule in pre test was 48.03% which is average knowledge and in post test it was 81.47% which falls in good category of knowledge according to set criteria. The present study found that post test knowledge level of parents of under five children has no significance with the selected socio demographic variables.
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Ritu Yadav. Vaccines Other Than Specified in National Immunization Schedule among Parents of under- five Children. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(1):Jan. - Mar., 2015; Page 64-68.