Type
Crossword
Description

This medical device requires High Level Disinfection Colonoscope
A stethoscope should be __________________ disinfected between patient use Low Level
Biopsy Instruments are considered ____________________ devices Critical
A product used for High level disinfecting Resert
A product used for disinfecting patient furniture Phenolics
The letters DIN on the label of a liquid chemical disinfectant stand for ______ identification number drug
What type of disinfection is equivalent to pasteurization Thermal
Washer/Disinfectors disinfect using ___________ heat Moist
A very small, simple singled-celled organism Bacteria
The process used to inactivated pathogenic microorganisms be chemical or thermal means Disinfection
The common cold is a ___________. Virus
__________ are divided into two groups: yeasts and moulds Fungi
Sporicidal disinfectant is able to destroy bacteria with a spore _________ Coat
Information about the types of pathogens that a disinfectant is able to kill is found on the product ________ Label

Chapter 5: Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

SERVSAFE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

An immersion probe is an example of a THERMOMETER
Hazards that make food unsafe are biological, physical and CHEMICAL
Reduces pathogens on a surface to safe levels. SANITIZING
The first-in, first-out system is known as this FIFO
Four types of pathogens that can contaminate food and cause foodborne illness are bacteria, viruses, fungi and PARASITES
The ice-point method or boiling-point method is used to do this CALIBRATE
Visible soil CLEAN
Worn when handling ready to eat foods GLOVES
Tiny, harmful lifeforms that cannot be seen, touched or smelled are known as PATHOGENS
Total seconds needed to properly wash hands TWENTY
Bacteria needs six conditions to grow. What is the abbreviation for them? FATTOM
This bacteria is linked to poultry and eggs, meat, and dairy products NONTYPHOIDALSALMONELLA
This bacteria is linked to ready-to-eat foods and beverages SALMONELLATYPHI
Raw or undercooked ground meat is linked to this bacteria... ECOLI
. Foods that are easily contaminated by hands, such as salads containing TCS food is linked to which bacteria? SHIGELLASPP

E Chapter 5 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Requires manufacturers to provide and MSDS OSHA
What is an MSDS? Material Safety Data Sheet
Chemical products that destroy all bacteria, fungi, and viruses (but not spores) on surfaces Disinfectants
Effective for cleaning blood and body fluids Hospital disinfectants
An item made from a material that has no pores or openings, and cannot absorb liquids nonporous
Breaks down films and removes the residue of products such as scrubs, salts, and masks Chelating Soaps
Single-celled microorganisms that have both plant and animal characteristics Bacteria
Assuming all blood and body fluids are potential sources of infection standard precautions
The ability to produce and effect Efficacy
A form of formaldehyde, has a high pH, and damages the skin and eyes Phenolic disinfectant
A process that completely destroys all microbial life, including spores sterilization
Harmful microorganisms that can cause disease or infection in humans Pathogenic bacteria
List the FOUR ideal living conditions for bacteria (alphabetical order) Damp Dark Dirty Warm
Division of cells Binary fission
Binary fission creates daughter cells
Harmless organisms that may perform useful functions non-pathogenic
A type of fungi that is not harmful to people in the salon mildew
Resembles a string of beads, causes strep throat and blood poisoning streptococci
CDC centers for disease control
Spiral-shaped, causes syphilis spirilla
Most common type of bacteria Bacilli
Parasitic submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in the cells of a biological organism virus
Grows in pairs and causes pneumonia diplococci

Chapter 18 Sterilization and Disinfection Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Decontamination and Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Something that makes a place or substance no longer suitable for use Contaminant
The process that completely destroys all microbial life including spores Sterilization
Chemical germicides for use on skin; registered and regulated by the FDA Antiseptic
Chemical process that uses specific products to destroy harmful organisms (except bacterial spores) on environmental surfaces disinfection
Chemical that destroys fungus Fungicide
Chemical products that destroy all bacteria,fungi,and viruses (but not spores) on surfaces Disinfectants
Information compiled by the manufacturer about product safety, including the names of hazardous ingredients, safe handling and use procedures, precautions to reduce the risk of accidental harm or overexposure, and flammability warnings MSDS
What level disinfectants are effective for cleaning blood and body fluids Hospital
Created as a part of the U.S Department of Labor to regulate and enforce saftey and health standards to protect employees in the workplace OSHA
Chemical that destroys viruses Viricides

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

CSP WEEK Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first step in the sterilization process Cleaning
Suffix meaning surgical restoration Plasty
Inanimate objects that can transmit bacteria are called Fomites
Enzyme that breaks down protein Protease
An automated washers' key source of disinfection Heat
The use of heat to kill all microorganisms, except spores is called ___________ disinfection. Thermal
The weakest part of a steam sterilizer is the door
Permissible exposure levels for low-temperature sterilization methods are established by the (Acronym) OSHA
When patient equipemtn enters a healthcare facility, it must be checked by a ____________ technician before it is cleared for patient use. Biomed
All patient care equipemtne that was dispensed for use must be condisdered __________ and handled as such, regardless of appearance. contaminated
The most important factor necessary for teamwork. Attitude

Microorganisms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the study of small living organisms called microbes? Microbiology
Do not produce disease, can be very beneficial Non pathogenic
Cause infection and disease, spread easily Pathogenic
Type of bacteria that appears in groups or singularly Cocci
Bacteria that appears in bunches and found in boils Staphylococci
Bacteria that appears in long chains and is pus forming Streptococci
Bacteria that appears in pairs and causes pneumonia Diplococci
Most common form of bacteria Bacilli
Bacteria that appears in spirals, can cause syphilis Spirilla
What stage do bacteria grow rapidly Active
Bacilli and spirilla use this to propel themselves Flagella
A submicroscopic particle much smaller than bacteria Virus
Can be transmitted from one person to another usually through touch or air Contagious Infection
Using the same infection control procedure on all clients Universal precautions
What Infection is small and confined to an area Local
The body's ability to destroy infectious agents that enter it Immunity
Ability to produce results,or effectiveness Efficacy
Lowest level of infection control Sanitation
level of infection control that kills bacteria and some viruses Disinfection
Chemical products used to destroy or kill bacteria and some viruses Disinfectants
Agency that approves the efficacy of a product EPA
Most effective level of infection control Sterilization
Utilizes UV light to kill bacteria in a dry setting UV light Sterilizer
Pressurized steam heated vessel that sterilizes objects with high pressure and heat Autoclave
Chemical,electrical and heat_ are possible in esthetic environment Burns