Type
Crossword
Description

You need ___ hour of inservicing a year to maintain certification. one
__ tract is the continuous path from the mouth to the anus. GI
A g-tube is placed into the _______. stomach
Someone with ________ swallowing may need a g-tube. impaired
J-tubes are placed into the small bowel known as the _______. jejunum
To prevent infection ____ your hands. wash
Put on ______ before starting the tube feeding. gloves
Position the _____ body at least at a 45 degree angle for a bolus feeding. upper
______ residual once the amount is noted. return
Check placement by _________ air and listening with a stethoscope. injecting
Do not _________ water or formula to warm it up. microwave
Aspirate stomach contents with a _______ to check residual. syringe
Provide _____ care frequently due to NPO. mouth
Regular ________ will help prevent clogged tubes. flushing
____ tubing before disconnecting a syringe to prevent backflow. kink
Call the _____ if you have difficulties. nurse
When doing a treatment after a tube feed you need to ______ gloves prior. change
Notify the nurse if you see skin __________. irritation
When pouring liquid medications you should pour ____ from the label. away
Get a new syringe _____. daily
__________ is an infection of the skin around the tube site. Cellulitis
If you don't return the stomach contents you risk _____ and electrolyte imbalance. fluid
When checking placement by injecting ___ into the tube use at least 10cc. air
Call the nurse ___________ if tube is pulled out. immediately
You ______ call 911 if breathing problems occur. should
NPO means nothing by _____. mouth
Always do _____ checks when administering medications. three
_____ the syringe during a bolus feeding to slow the flow. Lower
After medication administration ________ on the MAR. document
You must have an order to ________ or mix medications. cocktail

NICU Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A medical Doctor trained in Pediatrics Pediatrician
A pediatrician who takes care of the sick babies Neonatologist
Unit Secretary NCT
"In Charge" nurse Charge Nurse
People who give their time in the NICU volunteer
a pastor, priest, minister, or rabbi who offers spiritual care to families chaplain
Most important people in the babys life parents
A breakdown product of red blood cells Bilirubin
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure CPAP
A laboratory test of blood, spinal fluid, urine, or other specimens which shows if germs are present and which ones they are Culture
the branch of medicine that deals with heredity genetics
Placing an endotracheal tube in the baby's trachea Intubation
Nothing to be given by mouth NPO
A return or backward flow; gastroesophageal (GE) reflux occurs when portions of feedings or other stomach contents flow back up into the esophagus. reflux
irregular pattern of breathing Apnea
Baby passes stool while still in moms tummy Meconium Aspiration
yellowing of the skin jaundice
donating blood to baby by vein or artery transfusion
The cells in the blood that carry oxygen red blood cells
medical doctor in his or her first year in residency intern

Pharmacology Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Close observation Inspection
Feeling differences in vibrations Percussion
Measurable data Objective
Information given by the patient Subjective
Looking and listening carefully Assessment
Conclusion about the patient's problem Diagnosis
Following the care plan and giving the medicine accurately Implementation
Looking at what happens when the care plan is put into action Evaluation
Nurse, patient, family, health care provider, and pharmacist working together as as team Concordance
Responsibility for doing a task is passed from one person to another Delegation
One time order to be given immediately Stat
What the body does to the drug Pharmacokinetics
What the drug does to the body Pharmacodynamics
The name drug manufacturers use in all countries Generic
Takes place through diffusion, filtration, and osmosis Absorption
Mild, but annoying response to medication Side effect
Insulin syringes are maked with __________. Units
Term for preventing infection Asepsis
Before a medication is given through the NG tube, you check _____. Placement
When the IV site is red, swollen and painful. Infiltration

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a slippery liquid that makes food easy to swallow and helps break the food down Saliva
muscle in your mouth that is used for pushing food around Tongue
the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth Esophagus
the tube after the small intestine where liquid is absorbed Large Intestine
The region of the small intestine where the majority of digestion and absorption take place Duodenum
this produces bile that goes into the small intestine and help digest the food Liver
a long folded tube inside the body attached to the stomach where nutrients in the food are absorbed Small Intestine
a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body Digestive System
after being swallowed, food goes to this place where it is mixed with acid Stomach
Releases enzymes that aid in Digestion while also regulating blood sugar Pancreas
these are used to chew food Teeth
Ball of chewed food that is swallowed Bolus
Enzyme that begins to break down starch in the mouth Amylase
another name for the Large Intestine Colon
name of the acid found in your stomach Hydrochloric Acid
enzyme that breaks down protein Pepsin
the end of the gastrointestinal tract where waste is ejected out of the body Anus
place where waste is stored until ready to be egested Rectum
yellowish-brown substance that digests fats (lipids) Bile
where bile is stored until ready to be used Gall Bladder

Digestive system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Damage and scarring of the liver Cirrhosis
A round mass of chewed food before swallowing Bolus
An accessory organ that secretes many enzymes essential fod food digestion Pancreas
Projections that maximize absorption in the walls of the intestine. Villi
Partially digested food in the stomach Chyme
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction Peristalsis
The end of the large intestine where waste is in solid form before eliminated Rectum
Largest organ in the body that secretes bile Liver
Fluid that helps in chemical digestion in the mouth. Saliva
A muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. Esophagus
Substance that neutralizes stomach acidity Antacid
A digestive juice that is secreted by the liver Bile
An abnormal frequent flow of loose and watery stools. Diarrhea
A pear-shaped organ that store bile Gallbladder
Prevents chyme in the stomach from going into the esophagus. Cardiac sphincter
The last and longest portion of the small intestine Ileum
An enzyme present in the mouth and pancreas that helps to digest carbohydrates Amylase
Another name of the digestive tract Alimentary canal
Carbohydrates that are composed of two monosaccharides Disaccharides
Enzyme that breaks down fats in food Lipase

Nursing Assistant Role and Responsibilities Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_________all Foley Catheters each shift for more often if needed empty
_____ nursing assistant handoff report cards during report update
At 0600 and 1800 a nursing assistant should pass ice and _____ to each of their water
it is the nursing assistant _________ to take linen and equipment from rooms responsibility
call lights are to be ________ promptly even if you are charting or giving/getting report answered
it is the nursing assistants’ role to accurately ________ intake & output and record on I&O sheet measure
__________ the RN of abnormal vital signs immediately or requests for medications Report
a patient should receive a ______ daily or RN notified as to why it did not happen bath
the nursing assistant role at ______ is to remove the patients' INT, telemetry, obtain MRSA swab, and get a set of vital signs discharge
make sure that you _______ gowns and gloves for next shift stock
oral care on patients who are NPO should be performed at ____ am, two pm, seven pm, ten pm, two am, 7am ten
240 mls = how many ounces eight
The ongoing and off going NA is expected to give/get report at the ________ bedside
it is the nursing assistants' responsibility to make sure each patient is _______ for each meal setup
all _______ carts in room must be emptied at the end of each shift lined
oral care should be performed on each _______ shift
A beginning sign of a pressure injury is when the skin becomes ______ discolored
rounding should be done ________ to ensure patients are safe and needs are met hourly
report a co-worker verbally/physically abusing a patient _________ immediately
obtain a report from the RN at the __________ of each shift beginning
should be sticker placed on Foley catheter bags in appropriate place after performing Foley care orange
__________ vital signs at 10a, 4p, 10p, 4a, or as ordered by provider obtain
at 6a & 6p it is the nursing assistant responsibility to _____ each patient intake and output and give to RN add
________ hands in front of the patient before doing patient care sanitize
_______ care should be done each shift using the Foley care wipes catheter
a patient should be _______ q2hours to prevent skin breakdown and for comfort turned
if a patient becomes short of breath, the first thing you should do is _____ the head of the bed and notify the RN raise
Nursing assistants should _____ in assigned areas sit

National Nurses Week Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

stomach
diabetes
hemorrhage
stroke
bandage
forceps
ophthalmoscope
otosope
call light
assessment
disease
symptoms
documentation
dictation
dose
needle
auscultate
medication
electrocardiogram
unit clerk
aide
patient
physician
nurse
brain stem
humerus
radius
femur
pulseless
asystole
enema
thermometer
monitor
ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
heartbeat
pulse
syringe
stethoscope

Injections Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Drawing back on the syringe plunger, to demonstrate that the needle tip is not located within a blood vessel. Aspiration
Refers to the diameter of a needle Gauge
Angle of IM injection Ninetydegrees
The insulin syringe is divided into ____ rather than millimeters for measurement. Units
Preferred injection site for adults. Ventrogluteal
Container of medication that must have air added to withdrawal the medication. Vial
Is a method used to prevent leakage of meds & prevent pain. Ztrack
After giving an injection the nurse applies gently pressure to the site. Do not _______ as this can cause damage to the underlying tissue. Massage
Glass container that has a prescored neck that is snapped off to allow access to the medication Ampule
IM Intramuscular

Routes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What may force feeding an animal cause? Aspiration Pneumonia
Food aversion is caused by leaving food in a kennel for a ___________ period of time. Long
It is easiest to give a dog medications via which route? By mouth
To turn liquid into a fine mist. Nebulization
One mililiter is the same as... Cubic Centimeter
What can you give after medicated an animal with a solid pill? PO liquid
Into the digestive system. Enteral
You can place a pill into an animal's _____________ and then hold the mouth closed. Larynx
Most common route of administration, in clinic. Subcutaneous
Term for desired effect. Therapeutic level
What are the numbers on a syringe? Scale
What is the term for the acronym IP. Intraperitoneal
What is a better technique than leaving the food in the kennel? Hand Feeding
The administration that means to apply medication topically to the skin. Transdermal
Preferred sire or most subcutaneous injections. Dorsolateral
What gauge needle should be used for intramuscular injections? 25 to 22

Nutrition and Digestion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Extract food suspended in water Suspension feeders
Live on or in food and eat through it Substrate feeders
Suck fluids from host, many are parasitic Fluid feeders
Ingest large pieces of food using diverse utensils Bulk feeders
Intake of food Ingestion
Mechanical and chemical breakdown Digestion
Cells lining digestive tract take in small molecules which travel in blood to other cells Absorption
Undigested material passes out of digestive tract Elimination
Digestive tube with two openings Alimentary canal
Throat, where food entering the mouth passes into, is blocked when you choke Pharynx
Bladelike, for biting Inscissors
Pointed teeth used for ripping apart food in crnivores Canines
Back teeth that grind and crush food Molars
A mucus and enzyme-containing liquid secreted by the mouth and makes food easier to swallow. Saliva
Converts starch to disaccharides Salivary amylase
Large ball of chewed, most food formed as you swallow Bolus
Rhythmic waves of contraction of smooth muscles in the walls of the digestive tract that propel it through the alimentary canal Peristalsis
A muscular ring like value that regulates the passage of food out of the stomach and into the small intestine Pyloric sphincter
Muscular organ covered in taste buds Tongue
Wind-pipe Trachea
Muscles of esophagus that contract above and below a bolus Esophageal sphincter
Voice box, controls the opening to the esophagus and trachea Larynx
A flap of cartilage and connective tissue that keeps food out of the travhea Epiglottis
Muscular tube that's conveys food blouses from the pharynx to the stomach o digestion here flexible, behind trachea, one foot long Esophagus
Pouch-like organ that temporarily stores food, does mechanical and chemical digestion, and times the foods release into small intestine Stomach
Made up of mucus , enzymes, and strong acid Gastric juice
Food stimulates cells to release this hormone into circulatory system, stimulating further secretion of gastric juice Gastrin

Bloodborne Pathogens Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

They are transmitted through blood or body fluid bloodborne pathogens
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS
PPE required for performing any first aid rubber gloves
The thickening of blood coagulation
Vampire food blood
A serious liver disease that can be prevented with a vaccine Hepatitis B
Causes AIDS HIV
An infection that attacks the liver but may have no symptoms Hepatitis C
Another word for needles Sharps
Sharp metal objects that can transport disease needles
Blood, saliva, etc. body fluids
Waste that poses an environmental danger due to its biological risk Infectious Waste
The action of stopping something from happening prevention
An approach to infection control to treat all human blodd and body fluids as if they were known to be infectious universal precautions
Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available First aid
Equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection personal protective equipment
Instruments used to administer medication into veins syringes
The state of being exposed to contact with something exposure
AIDS, HIV, Hepatitis C, etc. infectious diseases
The action or state of making or being made impure by polluting or poisoning contamination