Type
Crossword
Description

70% alcohol base hand sanitizer
cough in armpit cough etiquette
rub at least 20 seconds hand washing
wearing face mask new normal
stand 6 feet away from others social distancing
may carry virus without symptoms asymptomatic
may be symptoms/signs loss of taste smell
rapidly spreads across the country COVID 19
N 95 respirator face mask
may be symptom or sign shortness of breath
type of PPE eye protection
type of PPE gown
at risk pregnant people
at rick homelessness
may be symptoms/signs sore throat
people with asthmas at risk
bmi higher severe obesity
14 days after exposed self quarantine
frequently perform hand hygiene
remove gloves after blood or body fluids contact
cleaned and disinfected contaminated surfaces

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

Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Standard Precautions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

COVID-19 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

PPE Gown
PPE mask
PPE gloves
how long do you wash your hands twenty
how long do you use hand sanitizer dry
a type of precaution droplet
a type of precaution contact
symptom of coronavirus SOB
symptom of coronavirus temperature
symptom of cornavirus cough
Negative or Positive Testing
alone isolation
restrict movement quarantine

COVID-19 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

70% Alcohol based HandSanitizer
Cough in elbow CoughEtiquette
Rub at least 20-30 seconds HandWashing
Wearing a face mask NewNormal
6 Feet away from others SocialDistancing
May carry the virus without symptoms Asymptomatic
Loss of taste or smell, sore throat Signs
Ask questions regarding exposure HealthScreening
Rapidly spreads across the country COVID19
Mask used by healthcare workers N95Respirator
Shortness of breath Symptoms
Face mask used by the general public UniversalFacemask
Type of PPE for your face EyeProtection
PPE Worn to protect clothes Gown
Sign placed outside of a room or wing with positive cases Isolation
When to stay at home Symptomatic
People with disabilities, asthmas, older adults, persons without a home, obese, or pregnant AtRisk
Turn inside out and discard UsedGloves
To isolate after exposure SelfQuarantine
Frequently perform HandRubbing
To limit visitors Restrict
Personal protective equipment PPE
To clean and disinfect with a registered disinfectant Decontaminate

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

Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

COVID-19 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Asymptomatic
Symptoms
Challenges
Clinical Trials
Collaboration
Epidemic
Epidemiologist
Essential Workers
Facemask
Flu Injection
Gloves
Gown
Hand Sanitiser
Pandemic
Protocols
Restrictions
Screening
Social Distancing
Telehealth
Testing
Toilet Paper
Tracing
Vaccine
Video Conferencing

New Hire Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is responsible for preventing Hospital Associated infections? Everyone
The most important intervention to prevent hospital associated infections is Handwashing
All _____________ , no mater where they come from, should be considered contaimated body fluids
Gloves, gowns, face shields or masks, eye protection, surgical caps, and shoe covers are all examples of PPE
When should you wash your hands after removing gloves? Immediately
Isolation gowns should be removed _________ leaving the patient care area before
Always wash hands ___________ glove removal after
Type of infection spread by contact with patient or items and surfaces in the patients environment Contact
Type of isolotation spread by oral/nasal secretations Droplet
Type of infection spread by airborne particles from oral/nasal secreations that float on air currents Airborne
Alcohol based hand sanitizers are acceptable in many clinical situations except for after providing care to a patient with C. Diff
Gloves should not be worn in a ______________ unless you are carring something soiled or dirty to another location hallway
When removing a gown, rip/pull if from your body being sure not to _______________________ your clothing Contaminate

COVID-19 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Popular office attire Pajamas
Meeting room Zoom
Do not shake Hands
Try not to touch your Face
Wear one in public Mask
Location of PM press briefings Rideau Cottage
This was first to sell out Toilet paper
Desperately waiting for this Vaccine
Common symptom Fever
Infected without symptoms Asymptomatic
The previous coronavirus in Canada SARS
Avoid all non-essential Travel
Who are most at risk Seniors
Chief Public Health Officer Tam