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Must be 12 mil thick gloves
Dirty to Clean Work Flow
Pressure of Decontamination Negative
Spaulding Classification that is defined as Introduced into the sterile body or blood stream Critical
Any medical equipment to be reused from one patient to another RME
Clean to Dirty People Flow
Pressure of Preparation Area Positive
Occurs regularly to ensure everyone knows what to do in case of a fire Firedrill
Spaulding Classification that is defined as coming into contact with mucous membranes or non-intact skin Semicritical
Spaulding Classification that is defined as coming into contact with non-intact skin Noncritical
Acronym for Personal Protective Equipment PPE
Acronym for Safety Data Sheet SDS
RME is considered sterile unless an event occurs deeming it compromised Eventrelated
Wrapping techique frequently used for smaller trays Envelope
Wrapping techique frequently used for larger trays Square
Type of sterilizer used for items that are not heat sensitive Steam
Type of sterilizer that aerates ETO

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Chapter 21 Sterilization Crossword

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Instrument for sterilization by means of moist heat under pressure Autoclave
Vials or strips, also known as spore tests, that contain harmless bacterial spores; used to determine whether sterilization has occurred. Biological indicators
Verifies sterilization by confirming that all spore-forming microorganisms have been destroyed. Biological monitoring
Sterilization by means of hot formaldehyde vapors under pressure. Chemicalvapor
Place where sterilized instruments, fresh disposable supplies, and prepared trays are stored. Clean area
Place where contaminated items are brought for precleaning. Contaminated area
Item used to penetrate soft tissue or bone. Critical instrument
Instrument for sterilization by means of heated air Dry heat
A resistant, dormant structure formed inside of some bacteria that can withstand adverse conditions Endospore
Item that comes in contact with intact skin only. Noncritical
Tapes, strips, or tabs with heat-sensitive chemicals that change color when exposed to a certain temperature. Process indicators
Strips placed in packages that change color when exposed to a combination of heat, temperature, and time. Process integrators
Item that comes in contact with oral tissues but does not penetrate soft tissue or bone. Semicritical
Instrument that loosens and removes debris by sound waves traveling through a liquid. Ultrasonic cleaner
Period of time during which a germicidal solution is effective after it been prepared for use. Use-life

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Chapter 18 Sterilization and Disinfection Crossword

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To provide proper conditions for growth and development Incubate
Easily affected or changed by heat Thermolabile
An item that comes in contact with intact skin but not mucous membranes Noncritical item
A hard, hick-walled capsule formed by some bacteria that contains ony the essential parts of the protoplasmof the bacterial cell Spore
An item that comes in contact with sterile tissue or the vascular system Critical item
An apparatus for the sterilization of materials, using steam under pressure Autoclave
An agen that cleanses by emulsifying dirt and oil Detergent
An item that comes in contact with nonintact skin or intact mucous membranes Semicritical item
The articles that are being sterilized Load
An agen used to destroy pathogenic microorganisms but not their spores (usually applied to inanimate objects) Disinfection
A sheet that provides information rearding a chemical and its hazards, and measures to take to avoid injury and illness when handling the chemical Safety data sheet
A process to remove organic matter from an article and to lower the number of microorganisms to a safe level as determined by public health requirements Sanitization
The process of destroying all forms of microbial life, including bacterial spores Sterilization
Any chemical thatis classified as a health or physical hazard Hazardous chemical
A type of disinfection process that destroys all microorganisms with the exception of bacterial spores High level disinfection
A type of disinfection process that inactivates tubercle bacilli (the causative agents of tuberculosis), all vegetative bacteria, most viruses, and most fungi, but it does not kill bacterial spores Intermediate level disinfection
A type of disinfection process tht kills most bacteria, some viruses, and some fungi, but it cannot be relied on to kill resistant microorganisms, such as tubercle bacilli, and it cannot kill bacterial spores. Low level disinfection

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Periop, Week 4 Crossword

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Sternal saw is a ______ item (Spaulding Classification System). Critical
Class III type of wound is called _______. Contaminated
Weitlaner is a ______ _______ retractor. Selfretaining
Any germicide labeled as a _____ has passed the potency test for activity against Pseudomonas, Staphylococcus, and Salmonella. disinfectant
A colonoscope is a _____ item (according to Spaulding Classification). Semicritical
Keep titanium & stainless steel microsurgical instruments _____ as they can react with each other. separated
The absence of all living microorganisms? Sterile
The scrub should practice sharp safety by using a _____ ______ when passing sharps. NeutralZone
The first step in the Sterilization process. Cleaning
A colorless, flammable, explosive gas that can be used to sterilize heat & moisture sensitive items. _____ _____ EthyleneOxide
Process indicator used in Dynamic Air Removal (PreVac) sterilizer. ____ _____ BowieDick
All horizontal surfaces should be _____ ______ before the 1st scheduled procedure. DampDusted
What category of surgical instrument is a forcep? grasper
Cholecystectomy without spillage of bile is which wound classification? ______ _______ CleanContaminated
Always hand/pass a powered instrument to the surgeon with the _____ on. safety
A powered instrument that cuts layers of skin for skin grafting? Dermatome
What category of surgical instrument is a chisel & curette? Cutting
Thorough environmental cleaning performed at the end of the day is called _____ cleaning. terminal
End of procedure cleaning (room turnover) is also called _____ cleaning. Interim
Type of scissor used to cut suture? _____ _____ StraightMayo
Use a _____ moistened sponge to clean blood/ body fluids from instruments during the surgical procedure. water
Use this to load a blade onto a knife handle. _____ ______ NeedleHolder
According to the Spaulding Classification System an OR bed is considered? Noncritical
_________ should not be used to clean environmental surfaces as it is an antiseptic and not an EPA registered Disinfectant. alcohol

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Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Lab Equipment Crossword Puzzle

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A large container used to store or heat large amounts of liquids Beaker
A type of flask used to heat substances inside of it (ex: Florence Flask). Boiling Flask
A metallic object with bristles on them that come in many sizes used to clean lab equipment. Brush
A type of burner that is connected to a gas or heating source. Bunsen Burner
Kind of like a pipette, it accurately measures small amounts of liquids and controls how much goes out. Buret
Pieces that can be attached on a stand so other lab equipment could be placed on it. Clamp
A lab equipment tool that is shaped like a triangle used to heat material directly under a flame. Clay Triangle
A type of flask used to store liquids without it spilling (ex: Erlenmeyer Flasks). Conical Flask
A lid that covers the crucible. Cover
A porcelain dish that is used for igniting solid substances. Crucible
A tube like structure that is used to suck in liquid and to drop small amounts of liquid into something. Dropper
A type of measuring tool in which measures mass of an object. It measures more accurately than humans sometimes. Electronic Balance
Used for evaporating liquids or for drying purposes. Evaporating Dish
Somewhat like tweezers, they are used to hold small bits or objects. Forcep
A conical shaped lab equipment used to pour liquid from one place to another without a single drop. Funnel
A type of rack with holes that allows a base for funnels to be placed on. It has a clamp so it can be attached to a ring stand. Funnel Support
A plate made of glass that has many uses. Glass Plate
A rod made of glass that is used to stir up solutions or mixtures. Glass Rod
A long cylindrical tube with marks on it to accurately measure liquids by using the meniscus. Graduated Cylinder
A part for a stand that links to it and causes it to hold items without falling. Holder
A type of paper used for testing acids and bases. Litmus Paper
A lab equipment tool used to grind solids into powder. Mortar Pestle
A thin, plastic dish that is used to observe substances or to analyze/grow microorganisms. Petridish
A small plastic or glass tube that is used to measure small amounts of liquids. accurately. Pipette
A type of knob that is used to suck liquid out of a pipette. Pipette Bulb
A type of stand used in labs that could be used to attach clamps on it. Ring Stand
Types of stoppers that are made of rubber that is useful in closing the equipment for storage. It comes in many different sizes. Rubber Stoppers
Sounds like a kitchen tool, but it is used in science too! It is a tool used to scoop substances out. Spatula
A type of dropper used to "inject" substances into something. Syringe
A thin, glass structure that is used to store small amounts of liquids inside. Test Tube
A type of tong utensil that is used to carry hot test tubes. Test Tube Holder
A type of rack that is used to store test tubes. Test Tube Rack
A metallic "scissor like" object used to carry heated objects or to "crush" small ignition tubes so the heated substances could dissolve in water. Tong
A type of measuring tool used in science that measures mass. It is not accurate due to human error. Triple Beam Balance
Type of flasks that are used to measure precise amounts of liquids. Volumetric Flask
Used to observe substances and to help cover up the beaker. Watch Glass
Used as a container to store substances. Wide Mouth Bottle
A thin tray, wired like a coordinate plane, that acts like a base that helps to limit heat, cracking and overheating. Wire Gauze

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Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

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

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Wound Care Crossword

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Stage 1 pressure ulcer is defined as Intact skin with _____________ redness of a localized area usually over a boney prominence NON-Blanchable
Specialty absorptive dressing Hydrofiber
Silvercel and Aquacel AG both contain_________________ Silver
Adaptic is a ____________ layer Contact
_________ Scale used to predict pressure ulcer risk Braden
Hydrofera Blue is a ____________ dressing Foam
Dressing for blister consist of skin protectant film and _______________ dressing Transparent
Full thickness tissue loss in which the base of the ulcer is covered by slough and/or eschar unstageable
Prevention consist of a ____________ schedule turning
____________ should be the goal of all healthcare providers Prevention

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Earth´s Layers Crossword

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Cracks in the Earth´s crust Fault
Thickest layer of Earth Mantle
Thinnest layer of Earth Crust
The uppermost part of the mantle Lithosphere
The layer with the most pressure in it Inner Core
The study of planet Earth Geology
The seven great landmasses on Earth Continents
Energy movement to warm to cool object Heat Transfer
Energy transfer through empty space Radiation
Heat transfer by direct particle contact Conduction
Measure of how much mass is in a volume of a substance Density
Heat transfer by movement in fluid Convection
Flow that transfers heat within a fluid Convection Currents
Another name for the ¨supercontinent¨ Pangaea
Process that continually adds material to the ocean floor Sea-floor spreading
Pieces of the lithosphere that have broken into several sections Plates
A place where plates slide past each other Transform boundary
A place where two plates move apart divergent boundary
A place where two plates converge Convergent boundary
A deep valley rift valley

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Microorganisms Crossword

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Microorganisms that cause infectious disease Pathogens
Pathogen that lives in blood Blood-borne
Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival Aerobic
Bacteria that live without oxygen Anaerobic
Small microbes that pass through most filters Virus
Microbes that grow on other organisms Fungus
Animal pathogen, parasites Protozoa
The way microorganisms enter the body Portals
Number of portals of entry for microorganisms Five
Spread of disease by contact with pathogen Contagion
Confined to one area of the body Localized
Spread through the body Systemic
Usual amount of specific disease in a community Endemic
Excess of normal occurrences of a specific disease Outbreak
Increase in normal number of cases of specific disease in a defined geographic area Epidemic
Epidemic spread over several countries Pandemic
Recently appearing infectious diseases in a population Emerging infection
Ingested or injected substances that have ability to inhibit growth or destroy pathogens Antibiotics
Chemical agents that treat disease Chemotherapy
Biologic or chemical agents that create immunity Immunizations
Absence or control of microorganisms Asepsis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
Bacteriostatic agents used on skin Antiseptics
Bacteriostatic agents used on inanimate objects Disinfectants
Process of destroying all living organisms Sterilization
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus MRSA
Organism that lives at the expense of another Parasite
Encapsulated bacteria in an inative state Spores

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Chapter 5: Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

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What is the abbreviation for Occupational Safety and Health Administration? OSHA
What sheet is required for chemical manufacturers and importers assess and communicate the potential hazards associated with their products? Safety Data Sheet
The _______ registers all types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States. EPA
_________ are one-celled microorganisms that have both plant and animal characteristics. Bacteria
There are thousands of different kinds of bacteria that fall into two primary types: ___________ and nonpathogenic? pathogenic
Most bacteria are _______________; in other words, they are harmless organisms that may perform useful functions. nonpathogenic
___________ are harmful microorganisms that can cause disease or infection in humans when they invade the body. Pathogenic
_______________ are pus-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling a string of beads. They cause infections such as strep throat and blood poisoning. streptococci
____________ are short, rod-shaped bacteria. They are the most common bacteria and produce diseases such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis, and diphtheria. bacilli
When they reach their largest size, they divide into two new cells. This division is called _______ ___________. binary fission
___________ is a condition by which the body reacts to injury, irritation, or infection by showing redness, heat, pain, and swelling. inflammation
A ________ _________, such as a pimple or abscess, is confined to a particular part of the body and appears as a lesion containing pus. local infection
What organism can clients bring into the salon where it can infect others? The bacteria can be carried by clients who are unaware they are harboring a dangerous pathogen. MRSA
Acquired Immune Deficiency syndrome is caused by the ____ virus. HIV
What is a submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in the cells of a biological organism? virus
Some of the viruses that plague humans are measles, mumps, chicken pox, smallpox, rabies, yellow fever, hepatitis, polio, _________, and HIV (which causes AIDS). influenza
__________ are colonies of microorganisms that adhere to environmental surfaces, as well as the human body. Biofilms
The HIV virus is spread mainly through the sharing of _________ by IV drug users and by unprotected sexual contact. needles
What is a single-cell organism that grows in irregular masses that include molds, mildews, and yeasts? fungi
What are organisms that grow, feed, and shelter in or in another organism, while contributing nothing to the survival of that organism? parasites
__________ is a contagious skin disease and is caused by the itch mite, which burrows under the skin. scabies
_________ is the ability of the body to destroy, resist, and recognize infection. Immunity
_________ ___________ is immunity that the body develops after overcoming a disease, through inoculation, or through exposure to natural allergens such as pollen, cat dander, and ragweed. acquired immunity
What is the process by which all microbial life is destoyed? sterilization
What is the process that eliminates most, but not necessarily all, microorganisms on nonporous surfaces? disinfection
Disinfectants must have ________ claims on the label. efficacy
Properly cleaned implements and tools, free from all visible debris, must be completely ___________ in disinfectant solution. immersed
All disinfectants are inactivated in the presence of many substances. It is _________ to use soap or a detergent first to thoroughly clean the equipment and remove all debris. Never mix detergents with disinfectants and always use in a well-ventilated area. critical
Quaternary ammonium compounds are also known as _______. quats
___________ disinfectants, known as tuberculoidal, are a form of formaldehyde. phenolic
Household bleach, a 5.25% sodium ___________, is an effective disinfectant and has used extensively as a disinfectant in the salon for large surfaces. hypochlorite

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