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advocate
patient
teamwork
barrier
assessment
nursing
position change
pressure
padding
ulceration
breakdown
skin

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Pressure Ulcer Crossword

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_____________ and repositioning residents is important. TURNING
Keeping a residents skin clean and _______ helps prevent pressure ulcers. DRY
______ must be evaluated and updated often when a resident has a pressure ulcer. CAREPLANS
It is important to protect the skin from______. MOISTURE
Preventing weight ____ is important. LOSS
The elderly may be at a greater risk due to the changes in the skin related to AGING
_____ puts a resident at risk. INCONTINENCE
Pressure ulcers can be very painful for a ______. RESIDENT
A pressure ______ is any lesion caused by a constant pressure that harms the tissue underneath the skin. ULCER
A resident being unable to _____ themselves puts him/her at risk. REPOSITION
If a resident has had a pressure ulcer before, he/she is more at ______ for getting another one. RISK
Skin _____ should be done every time the resident gets a shower. CHECKS
_____ is the force that occurs when the skin sticks to a surface and the body slides. SHEAR
Encouraging a resident to eat/drink at _______ can help prevent weight loss. MEALTIMES
Getting enough ______ and protein is very important. FLUIDS
Food _____ records are important for the dietitian/nurses to know when a resident is not eating. INTAKE
As a care_____, you must report to the nurse when residents have a change in their skin. GIVER
Pressure _____ are those areas where bones cause force on the skin and squeezes them against an outside force. POINTS

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Nursing Week Word Search

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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

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Hourly Rounding Crossword

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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

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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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Pressure Injury Crossword

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What is another name for Pressure Ulcer-Pressure ...... INJURY
Good nutrition and ......... are important to prevent and heal Pressure Injury HYDRATION
Prior to attending resident care it is important to perform hand ...... HYGIENE
What on your arm can be potential for pressure area? ELBOW
What stage pressure injury is it when skin is intact? ONE
What is the road name rest home is at? WYMER
What is the main cause of pressure injury? PRESSURE
Do not ....... pressure points vigoursly. MASSAGE
What is the small white rest home dog called? PESHA
What should be changed at least every two hours-The resident's ........ POSITION
What month is No Pressure Injury day? NOVEMBER
When should the RN be notified of any sign of redness? ASAP

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Fluid and Electrolyte Review Crossword

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What precautions would you place a patient on with hypernatremia? Seizure
A nurse would expect an increased or decreased urinary output with hypernatremia? Decreased
Most common electrolyte disorder... Hyponatremia
If the patient has hypophosphatemia, they will most likely have what other electrolyte imbalance? Hypercalcemia
Which electrolyte maintains extracellular fluid? Sodium
Which electrolyte maintains intracellular fluid? Potassium
In a patient with hypercalcemia, the blood will clot faster or slower? Faster
What is a potassium sparing diuretic? Spironolactone
Absorption of calcium requires... Vitamin D
Which electrolylte imbalance might exhibit a positive Trousseau and Chevostek sign? Hypocalcemia
What electrolyte would you monitor for on a patient with thyroid disease? Calcium
What is the most common route of potassium loss? Gastrointestinal
What should you assess first with hypokalemia (patient has normal ECG)? Respiratory
What should be the first assessment completed on a patient with hyperkalemia? Cardiac
Normal saline is.... Isotonic
Describe what the blood is like when the serum osmolarity is >300. Concentrated
Water goes with... Sodium
Tachycardia, flat neck veins, tachypnea, poor turgor, decreased urine output Dehydration
Full and bounding pulse, hypertension, JVD, dyspnea, crackles, pale and cool skin Overhydration

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National Nurses Week Word Search

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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

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Nursing Assistant Role and Responsibilities Crossword

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_________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

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World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day Word Search

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Abrasion
Activity
Angiogenesis
Blanchable
Boggy
Braden
Callus
Collagen
Debridement
Deep Tissue Injury
Denuded
Emollient
Epidermis
Erythema
Eschar
Excoriation
Exudate
Friction
Full Thickness Skin Loss
Granulation
Incontinence
Intertrigo
Maceration
Mobility
Moisture
Necrosis
Nonblanchable
Nutrition
Offload
Periwound
Purulent
Reposition
Sensory Perception
Shear
Slough
Tunneling
Undermining
Unstageable

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Patient Safety Week 2017 Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

This is the major cause of inpatient morbidity and mortality, it's is the result of not verifying "right drug, right dose, right patient or the right route" Medication Error
This is a coordinated program the promotes the appropriate use of antimicrobials, to improve patient outcomes, reduce microbial resistance, and decrease the spread of infections caused by multidrug resistant organisms. Antimicrobial stewardship
The interactive process of transferring patient-specific information from one caregiver to another or from one team of caregives to another for the purpose of ensuring the continuity and safety of the patient's care. Handoff
What practice is the most effective way to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings? Handwashing
To move downward, typically rapidly and freely without control, from a higher to a lower level. Fall
Changing positions frequently, keeping skin clean and dry, and using pillows and air mattresses all prevent this. Pressure Ulcers
Clear explanation of medications, fall prevention techniques, follow-up appointments, and co-morbidity education upon discharge of a patient can result in an ____________. Avoidable readmission
A _______________ is an infection a person gets while being treated for a medical condition. 1 out of 20 hospitalized patients contact these. Health care aquired infection
This is when a diagnosis is either "wrong, missed, or unintentionally delayed." Diagnostic
Providing care that is respectful of, and responsive to, individual patient preferences, needs and values, and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions is ____________-_______________ care Patient centered

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