Type
Crossword
Description

They do EKGs in the ED ERT
They assist our patients with ADLs PCA
They are often the first face a visitor sees when entering a nursing unit HUC
They educate and onboard our new staff Preceptor
A goal for 2019 is that 20% of our patients will be ______ by 11am Discharged
An important communication tool with patients and families found in every room Careboards
Our annual plan includes stopping harm and _______ Infections
Our four values are Excellence, Partnership, Compassion, and _______ Integrity
Every year we learn from our staff via the Annual _____ Survey Engagement
One of the best ways to reduce infections Hand hygiene
Regions has 454 _____ Beds
Preventing an error Good catch
Eat healthy and exercise Bewell
Watchful eyes for at risk patients Safety Assistant
Integral part of the Mental Health team that lead a group MHA
Unit subject matter experts DNE
Rhythm watchers Remote telemetry
Regions Be Well program supports employee well-being in 6 areas: financial, social/interpersonal, community, mental/emotional, career and _____ Physical
South 6 has gone 27 months without a _____ CAUTI
Works collaboratively with care teams to provide safe discharge plans for patients Case Manager

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

Health, Safety and Wellness Week Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An _________ __________ test performed by the occupational hygienest can determine whether there are toxins in the air. air- quality
Employees must be mask fit tested with an N95_____________ every 24 months. respirator
Employees visit ___________ Health and Safety Services (CHSS) when an injury occurs while at work. corporate
Immediate and confidential mental health support is available from your _________ Assistance Provider (EAP). Employee
The new Safety and Learning system is used for ____________ reporting and risk management, infection surveillance, root cause analysis and claim management. incident
Employers and employees make up the Joint Health and Safety _________ (JHSC) which helps promote health, safety and wellness in the workplace. committee
Examples of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) include strains, ___________ tunnel, and back pain. carpal
The Workplace ____________ Prevention and Management Program includes policies and procedures aimed at protecting staff from workplace violence and harassment. violence
The Disability Case ____________________s (DCC) assist both managers and staff return to regular work when injury or illness disrupts normal work routine. coordinator
To prevent slips, trips and _______: take your time, pay attention to where you are going, keep walkways clear of clutter and obstructions. falls

Hourly Rounding Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A patients perception of the quality of nursing care largely depends on the nurses ability to meet the patients needs
A major role in how patients perceive the quality of healthcare is based on how the nursing staff respond to call lights
This group conducted the largest study to show that certain nursing staff behaviors reduce call lights and allow nursing staff to respond more efficiently to patient requests. Studor
Rounding that seeks to improve the patient experience through the use of a structured hourly rounding routine. Purposeful
The four P's of purposeful rounding are Pain, Potty, Personal belongings and Position
The reasons to document rounding on the patient EMR are Quality and Accountability
To ensure that patients receive "Very Good" care co-workers round every Hour
Is there anything else I can do for you before I leave? I have the Time
Making sure the patient is comfortable and assessing the risk of pressure ulcers Positioning
Asking patients to describe on a scale of 0 to 10 Pain
Making sure the items a patient needs are within easy reach (call bell, phone, water) Placement
While the patient is in the hospital it is important to explain what you are doing to increase their safety
Write names and phone numbers of caregiver staff on white board each shift
Every time you exit the room tell each patient when you and others will return
When nurses round even hours
When nursing assistants round odd hours
Always remember to round every hour on every patient
Hourly rounding will increase nursing satisfaction and efficiency
Hourly Rounding will reduce patient falls
Hourly rounding will reduce the breakdown of skin

Patient Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The 2 patient identifiers used at BHMC are name and medical _______ number record
A _______ result is a critical result the physician is aware of and is treating. chronic
One of the most important infection control measures is _________. handwashing
Universal protocol requires a ______ before a procedure. timeout
The abbreviation for central line-associated bloodstream infections is _______. CLABSI
The abbreviation for indwelling catheter associated urinary tract infections is _____. CAUTI
National Patient Safety Goal #2 encourages improvement of ________ among caregivers. communication
The theme of Patient Safety Awareness week is "______" for Patient Safety. united
A good way to document that each step in a process is completed is through use of a _________. checklist
Improving safety requires an organizational ______ that enables and prioritizes safety. culture
Patient Safety Organization PSO

Careers in Child Care Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being. Social Worker
Help children to make sense of difficult life experiences or complex psychological issues through the activity of play. Play Therapist
Duties include selecting materials for the children's collection, monitoring behavior of children, maintaining collection, and training staff. Children's Librarian
Assist in placing children needing parents with adoptive parents that are looking for children. Adoption Agency
Transport children to and from school. Bus Driver
Specialize in the proper nutritional care of infants and young active pre-adolescent youth. Child Dietician
Someone who studies the mental, social and emotional development of children. Child Psychologist
Interacting with children and organizing their activities on a day-to-day basis Activity Coordinator
The art/practice of taking and processing photographs of children. Child Photographer
Provide a quality, caring and supportive child care program that addresses their unique child care needs. Early Child Educator
Help clients with divorces, guardianships, prenuptial agreements, adoptions, parental rights and custody. Family Law
The voice of child welfare in Ontario for over 100 years, enhancing and promoting the welfare and well-being of children, youth and families. CAS
A person (typically a woman) trained to assist women in childbirth. Midwife
A person, typically a woman, employed to care for a child in its own home. Nanny
A person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital. Nurse
Assists pediatricians by assessing a patient's needs and providing initial patient care. Pediatric Nurse
A type of early childhood educator who instructs children from 2 to age 4. Preschool Teacher
Instruct students in secondary public or private schools in one or more subjects at the secondary level, such as English, mathematics, or social studies. Secondary Teacher
Provide much needed instructional support to classroom teachers and students. Teacher's Aid
Teaching academics to children who are in the hospital either short-term or long-term for various illnesses and conditions. Hospital Teacher

Patient Safety Goals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Use at least two patient __ when providing care, treatment and service Identifiers
The goal of improving medication safety is to __ all medications and containers Label
The physician must be notified within __ minutes of a critical result being reported Thirty
When reporting a critical value, what type of clear communication should be used? (two words) Readback
A desensitized staff member ignores or disabling warning sounds due to (two words) alarmfatigue
One of the most important ways to prevent Hospital Associated Infections is by improving (two words) Hand Hygiene
A task perfomed by the surgical team members before a surgery begins which includes correct patient identity, site and procedure time-out
Two licensed nurses must verify these ___ products? Blood
The main purpose is to compare medications currently being taken to the new medications prescribed to assure they will not be duplicated or have negative interactions (two words abbreviated) medrec
A patient is wandering the hospital alone with a bright yellow bracelet. What are they at risk for? Falls

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Should be trimmed and clean at all times Fingernails
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of resident care Standard
These precautions include gowns, gloves, masks, sometimes eyewear PPE
PPE to remove first Gloves
The pathogen against which alcohol hand sanitizer is ineffective C DIFF
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection Handwashing
You should wash your hands for at least this many seconds Twenty
Hepatitis B & C and HIV are spread by this Blood
Extremely small drops of liquid, such as occurs with a sneeze. Can carry infectious organisms Droplet
The separation of infected persons from others Isolation
Type of disease which can be carried on very small droplets or dust particles that float in the air (Chickenpox, measles, TB) Airborne
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) Contact
Residents with _________ are more likely to get UTI Catheters
You should perform hand ____________ between care of every resident Hygiene
_______ care at least twice a day reduces the risk of a resident developing pneumonia Oral
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? Influenza
After washing hands, turn off the faucet with a _________ paper towel. dry
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________ Gloves
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant? MRSA
Hands must be ___________ if they are visibly soiled, or if there has been contact with blood or body fluids washed
Most health-care-associated infections are transmitted to patients by _________ staff
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _________________. Resistance
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace? Everyone
____________ is your body’s first line of defense against infection Skin
Be sure reusable equipment is ____________ before you use it on another patient disinfected
Never ______ needles after use. recap

Nursing Week Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Assessment
Assist
Bandage
Basin
Blood pressure
Caring
cholesterol
Clinics
Community
Compassionate
Emergency
Florence Nightingale
Friendly
Gloves
Gown
Health
Helpful
Home Care
Hospital
Long Term care
mask
Medical
Medication
Mental health
needle
Nurse
Obstetrics
Patient
Pulse
Respirations
Sphygmomanometer
stat
Stethoscope
Stitches
tachycardia
Tape
teaching
teamwork
Treatments

The Total Health Care Team Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

position requires employee to have goo medical terminology and administrative skills admissions clerk
with addition training in the ophthalmic field medical assitant can become a COT
provides basic nursing care to patients in nursing and retirement homes CNA
lab tech who specializes in the formation,structure and function of cells cytologist
clerical and chairside assistant of dentists dental assistant
provides special training to perform dental services including radiology, apply meds and patient education dental hygientist
skilled in performing EKGs in clinic/hospital settings EKG Technician
also know n as a medical technologist works under the supervision of a pathologist Lab Technician
trained to work in physician offices on both th clinical and admin side CMA
professional nurse who completed a nursing program and passed examination RN
professional nurse with extensive training in labor and delivery Nurse Midwife
Registered nurse with a masters degree who works under the supervison of a physician Nurse practitioner
has basic nursing skills and commonly work in hospitals and nursing homes LPN
specialized training in nutritional management dietitian
has associate degree and works under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist OTA
assist licensed pharmacist in preparing medications Pharmacy Technician
extensive training in drawing blood from veins phlebotomist
trained in certain aspects of the practice to provide assistance; under direct supervision of physician PA
training in radiology procedures; assist radiologist Xray Tech
performs routine clerical, communication and reception tasks in a hospital setting Unit Clerk

Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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