Infection Prevention and Control Word Search
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airborne precautions
Standard Precautions
contact precautions
alcohol-based rub
fifteen seconds
hand hygiene
pathogens
isolation
infection
bacteria
sterile
viruses
asepsis
gloves
gown
mask
PPE

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle
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Should be trimmed and clean at all times
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of resident care
These precautions include gowns, gloves, masks, sometimes eyewear
PPE to remove first
The pathogen against which alcohol hand sanitizer is ineffective
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection
You should wash your hands for at least this many seconds
Hepatitis B & C and HIV are spread by this
Extremely small drops of liquid, such as occurs with a sneeze. Can carry infectious organisms
The separation of infected persons from others
Type of disease which can be carried on very small droplets or dust particles that float in the air (Chickenpox, measles, TB)
Type of precaution to use for pathogens can be transferred by direct contact (hand or skin-to-skin) or indirect contact (touching surfaces or items in room)
Residents with _________ are more likely to get UTI
You should perform hand ____________ between care of every resident
_______ care at least twice a day reduces the risk of a resident developing pneumonia
The name of the virus that causes respiratory infections typically between the months of October and April. Have you taken the vaccine against it this year?
After washing hands, turn off the faucet with a _________ paper towel.
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant?
Hands must be ___________ if they are visibly soiled, or if there has been contact with blood or body fluids
Most health-care-associated infections are transmitted to patients by _________
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _________________.
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace?
____________ is your body’s first line of defense against infection
Be sure reusable equipment is ____________ before you use it on another patient
Never ______ needles after use.

Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search

Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search
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Word Search
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Mode of Transmission
Standard Precautions
Chain of Infection
Infection Control
Susceptible Host
Portal of Entry
Portal of Exit
Opportunistic
Microorganism
Chemical Bath
Sterilization
Contaminated
Disinfectant
Handwashing
Rickettsaie
Endogenous
Antisepsis
Reservoir
Exogenous
Anaerobic
Infection
Autoclave
Pathogen
Spirilla
Helminth
Protozoa
Bacteria
Sterile
Aerobic
Goggles
Bacilli
Fomite
Gloves
Sepsis
Gowns
Cocci
Fungi
Virus
Mask
MRSA
PPE
VRE

Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

Infection Control Vocabulary  Crossword
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the absence of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms
the use of a chemical agent or solution to destroy pathogens
the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface or clothing, bedding and surgical instruments
free from bacteria or other living microorganisms
a specified area such as within a tray that is considered to be free of microorganisms
a medical device that uses temperature and steam to sterilize surgical instruments
guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reducing risk of transmission
personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks
the process of destroying all microorganisms and their pathogenic products
the process of destroying all bacteria
a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms
a route in which a pathogen can enter a susceptible host
the conveyance of a disease from one person to another person or object
a pathogen that causes a disease such as virus, parasite or bacterium
an area for a pathogen to live and develop
acquired or occurring in a hospital
requires oxygen to live
can live and develop without oxygen
human immunodeficiency virus
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
hepatitis b virus
organisms invisible to the naked eye
a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease
a microorganism that cannot cause disease
a disease that can transmitted
a route where a pathogen can leave its host
infection risk

Infection Control Week Fun! Word Search

Infection Control Week Fun! Word Search
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routine practices
microorganisms
common vehicle
sterilization
transmission
hand hygiene
disinfecting
vectorborne
chicken pox
salmonella
protection
prevention
influenza
infection
indirect
cleaning
bacteria
airborne
washing
viruses
measles
droplet
contact
prions
health
gloves
direct
hands
fungi
ecoli
MRSA
mask
gown
VRE
ICP

Infection Control Week Fun! Crossword

Infection Control Week Fun! Crossword
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Crossword
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A resident that is coughing should be given a
Every body fluid should be considered as a potential for
Which type of isolation precautions would be appropriate for a resident with MRSA
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but are not effective for
The are items worn by staff to protect from the spread of infection
The single most effective way to prevent the spread of infection
what is another way to say hand hygiene (especially when water is used)
physically separating infected individuals from uninfected is called this
IPAC stands for infection prevention and __________
ABHR stands for alcohol based _________ __________
when there are several people infected with the same germ, it could be an
What does TB stand for
ARO stands for antibiotic _______ __________

Infection Control Crossword

Infection Control Crossword
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Crossword
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What is the name of the infection control nurse at NHOH?
These are items worn to protect employees from blood borne exposures
A patient that is coughing should be given a
The single most effective way to reduce the spread of infection and disease
Type of isolation required for patients that have symptoms concerning for Tuberculosis
This type of isolation is appropriate for a patient with infectious MRSA .
Every body fluid must be considered a potential for
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but not
the quality of being unaffected by a disease
microorganisms capable of producing disease
Bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa
To live anerobic organisms do not need

Standard Precautions Crossword

Standard Precautions Crossword
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Practice hand hygiene whenever gloves are _____.
Natural nail tips should be kept less than 1/4 ____ long.
Use of gloves reduces the risk of ____ of health-care workers hands with blood and other body fluids
When using an alcohol-based hand rub hands should be rubbed together, covering all surfaces, until the hands are ____.
Never wear the same pair of gloves for the care of more than ____ patient /resident.
Standard precautions and transmission based precautions are designed to prevent the ____ of infectious microorganisms.
Your patient has vomited; you should don a ___________ and gloves per Standard Precautions.
Cleaning your hands before touching a patient/ resident protects the patient/resident against harmful ____ carried on your hands.
A patient/ resident with influenza would require ____ precautions .
When hands are visibly dirty, wash hands with soap and water for at least ____ seconds.
Hand ____ is the undisputed single most effective infection control measure in prevention of HAI's.
____ nails are not allowed to be worn as they increase the risk to harbor gram-negative pathogens.
Cleaning your hands after touching a patient/ resident and his/her immediate surroundings when leaving the patient/resident's side protects yourself and the health care ____ from harmful germs.
Change gloves during patient resident care if moving from a contaminated body site to a ____ body site.
This type of precaution is applied to all patient/ residents.
These do not replace the need for hand hygiene

Infection Control Crossword

Infection Control Crossword
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Most important defense against the spread of infection.
When moving from dirty to _____ hand hygiene must be performed
Urine testing should only be done when there are 3 of these without catheter, 2 with catheter
Linen, clothing, and food must be ____ when traveling through the halls.
_____ should be encouraged to wash their hands before meals, after toileting, after blowing nose, etc.
Staff with ____ must be off work for 24 hours after last episode.
Staff with stomach symptoms must be off work for 48 ____ after last episode
When serving food, edges of plates, rims of cups/bowls, ends of silverware must not be _____.
Linen should not be ___ against uniform.
Residents with stomach symptoms and/or fever are kept in their room on _____ until cleared to leave.
Alcohol gel is not useful in killing this infection.
Hand Hygiene must be performed frequently and ____ throughout the day.
Staff wear food handler gloves when ____ bread/toast, raw fruit,
Eye dropper tips should never touch the ___.
Dirty linen and laundry should be ______ in the room.
PPE is Personal ______ Equipment.
PPE includes Gowns, Masks, and _____.
Life Enrichment staff ______ items such as bingo chips and tables after each activity.
Blood borne ______ are a group on infections that are carried & transmitted within blood & body fluids.
Linen closet doors must be kept _____ to decrease potential contamination.
Food must be _____ to 40 degrees to prevent bacteria growth
Food being ______ must be maintained at 135 degrees.
Sharps _______ must be reported for workers compensation and infection tracking purposes.
Proper hand hygiene requires at least 20 _____ of washing.
Glucometers should be cleaned after each ___.
Any surface that is touched could potentially be covered with ____.
Lifts should be wiped with a bleach _____ after each resident.
Infectious medical waste should be discarded in ____ bags
The blood spill kits are located in the 200 ____ dirty utility room
The term do we use for everyday practice to prevent spread of infection is ________ precautions
Which of the top 3 blood borne pathogens can you be vaccinated against?

Infection Prevention Word Search

 Infection Prevention Word Search
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Word Search
Description

surgical site infection
healthcare acquired
negative pressure
hepatitis a b c d
health department
decontamination
eye protection
whooping cough
certification
tuberculosis
collabrative
communicable
microbiology
hand hygiene
surveillance
containment
precautions
reporting
team work
influenza
airborne
outbreak
measles
droplet
contact
disease
cluster
gloves
CLABSI
ebola
CAUTI
gown
Zika
hood
mask
MRSA
PPE
VRE

Standard Precautions Crossword

Standard Precautions Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Confirms HIV infection
All body fluids are covered by these standards (2 words)
Masks, gowns, face shields, gloves, and other barriers
How often employers must provide Bloodborne pathogen training
Something you never do with a used needle
Done as soon as gloves are removed (2 words)
Apply to strictly defined fluids, including blood and semen (2 words)
If it's wet and not yours, use these
Number of HBV vaccine doses
Primary symptoms include: weakness, fatigue, malaise (2 words)
Gowns must have this characteristic
1:10 bleach solution
Number of moments of Hand Hygiene
_______ Virus is not spread through the air, but could be spread through bushmeat