Type
Crossword
Description

How many patient identifiers should be used? Two
Medication should always be __________ labeled
What is the best way to prevent infection? handhygiene
What is done to prevent wrong site surgery? sitemarking
How often are patients turned to prevent bed sores? everytwohours
This is performed prior to procedures/surgeries? timeout
This is performed during timeout to prevent OR fires? Fireriskassessment
Keep supplies this far from ceiling eighteeninches
After giving pain medicine, what should be done? reassess
How often are crash carts checked oncepershift
Code for severe weather gray
Code for missing child/adult Amber
Code for bomb threat/suspicious device brown
Code for active shooter/hostage silver
mnemonic for communication sbar

IPSG - International Patient safety goal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When reporting a critical value , what type of clear communication should be used( two words) READ BACK
One of the most important ways to prevent Hospital associated infections is by improving ( two words) HAND HYGIENE
A task performed by the surgical team members before a surgery which includes correct patient identification,site and procedure TIMEOUT
Two licensed nurses must do independent double check before administering ____medications. HIGH RISK
A patient is wandering the hospital alone with a yellow bracelet .What are they risk for ? FALL
Use at least two patient____ when providing care , treatment and service. IDENTIFIERS
The ARH uses an ____ for site marking. ARROW
The physician must sign a verbal order within ______hours after giving the order. TWENTY FOUR
What does Tall Man stands for? LASA
A concept of ____ communication must be applied during code situation. CLOSED LOOP

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

Patient Safety Week Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To be done everytime you enter or exit a patient room Hand Hygiene
Leaving your papers and computer unattended is a violation of ________. HIPPA
SBAR facilitates prompt and effective communication. What does the "B" in SBAR stand for? Background
Patient's with walkers, canes, lower extremity weakness, are a high risk for _____. Falls
This type of isolation/precaution requires you to wash hands with SOAP and WATER. Enteric
The red binder located at all MA stations is to report __________ diseases. Communicable
Multi dose vials must be labeled with date of opening, initaled by staff who opened vial and given a _______ of 28 days after opening. (Answer is an acronym) BUD
_______ is an online system to report near misses, safety issues and concerns and good catches. (Answer is an acronym) PSEMS
MedStar wide, all meetings and huddles start with a _______ moment. Safety
MedStar continues to advance it's journey to become a High ________ Organization (HRO), with patient at the core of everything we do. Reliability
What does "T" in our SPIRIT values stand for? Teamwork
How do you access the Patient Safety Event Management System (PSEMS)? Starport
_____ ______ are brief daily meetings among teams that are held to share info about potential or existing patient/staff safety issues. Safety Huddles
To keep patient's safe, providers must enter medication orders in the EMR prior to clinical staff administering medication. No _____ orders allowed. Verbal

HAND HYGIENE Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

I WASH MY HANDS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF______________. INFECTION
___________SHOULD BE USED TO TURN THE TAP OFF AFTER WASHING MY HANDS. PAPERTOWELS
I SHOULD WASH MY HANDS FOR AT LEAST__________SECONDS. FIFTEEN
WHEN WASHING HANDS, _________ FRONT,BACK, BETWEEN FINGERS, AND WRISTS. SCRUB
I SHOULD WASH MY HANDS AFTER REMOVING MY_________. GLOVES
THE MOST EFFECTIVE THING I CAN DO TO PREVENT SPREADING GERMS IS___________. HANDWASHING
I SHOULD USE_____ ____ _______WHEN MY HANDS ARE GROSSLY CONTAMINATED. SOAPANDWATER
FOAM HAND SANITIZER SHOULD NOT BE USED IF HANDS ARE VISIBLY________. SOILED
HAND WASHING SHOULD BE DONE BEFORE PATIENT_________. CONTACT
HAND WASHING SHOULD BE DONE_________CONTACT WITH PATIENT'S GOWN. AFTER
WHEN USING FOAM HAND SANITIZER, RUB HANDS TILL_______. DRY
______YOUR HANDS AND THEN APPLY SOAP WHEN WASHING YOUR HANDS. WET
USE A PAPER TOWEL TO_________THE DOOR. OPEN

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

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

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Descriptive term that means away from the trunk distal
type of physician that specializes in heart conditions cardiologist
medical term that describes inflammation of a tendon tendinitis
joint movement in which the joint angle gets smaller flexion
this joint movement only occurs at the shoulder and hip circumduction
This tool measures joint angles goniometer
A patient with an eye injury or disease would be referred to this specialist ophthalmologist
the prefix term that means "arm" brachi
the prefix term that means "ligament" syndesmo
in the term for the disease fibromyalgia, the part of the term "myalgia" refers to muscle pain
You are writing a note for a patient who is seeing you after surgery. This is a ______-op note post
to describe the tissue surrounding a wound you would use the perfix: peri
the flu shot is an example of an injection that goes into a muscle. The medical term for this type of injection is: intramuscular
The medical term for "under the skin" subcutaneous
You are writing a note and want to indicate that the patient has full active range of motion. What abbreviation do you use? AROM
The note indicates a limit of ADL. What is the patient having trouble with? activities of daily living
blood in a joint cavity is referred to as: hemarthrosis
A patch that administers medicine across the skin (i.e. nicotine patch) can be described as transdermal
suffix with the meaning "pertaining to" al
a fast pulse or heart rate would be called tachycardia
You would examine a patient's skin color for a yellow tint, which is also called Jaundice
a condition of a crooked or bent vertebral column is also known as scoliosis
Your patient just had ACL surgery. What structure was repaired? anterior cruciate ligament
You ask your patient, "what happened?" in order to determine the MOI. What does MOI stand for? mechanism of injury
What is a common format for documentation? SOAP
which range of motion does the clinician perform for the patient? passive
what type of questions should you ask when taking a history? open ended
this abbreviation is used to describe a patient with low back pain LBP
this abbreviation is used when the patient has normal exam results or is within normal limits WNL
This abbreviation is used when a patient is able to walk without assistance or bear their full weight FWB
a concussion does not always result in a loss of consciousness, which is abbreviated as: LOC
this abbreviation can be used to define either gloves (used during wound care) or a health screening prior to sports participation PPE
this abbreviation is used to describe the primary problem or complaint of the patient cc
Pain on the inside of the knee may indicate an injury to this ligament MCL
this abbreviation is used to describe the least amount or minimum range min
When assessing the need for CPR, one would first check for breathing and circulation, often referred to as: ABCs
documented in the "plan" section of a SOAP note, the short term goals are abbreviated as: STG

Joint Commission Education Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How do you report a needlestick? beeper 1000
If you notice a fire door not closing during a practice drill what should you do? Call Maintenance
Items stored must be ________ or more inches from the ceiling? eighteen
When a medication error happens, what report needs to be completed in the computer? Clarity
How do you consult the Ethics Committe? Pastoral Services
RACE stands for, Remove patients, _________ alarms, contain fire, extungish or evacuate. Activate
What must be worn at all times when working at Altru Health System? ID badge
How many patient identifiers must you use when providing care? Two
When you walk away from the computer when charting you must ________ your device. Secure
How often does Altru Health System state you need to renew your CPR training? two
A patient falls, who do you notify 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? Hospital Supervisor
After providing care for a C-diff patient, you use alcohol hand rub before, during and after providing care. Next you need to perform hand hygiene with ________ soap and water. antimicrobial
What type of isolation is used for C-Diff? Enhanced Contact
What type of isolation is used for influenza & meningitis? droplet
Rooms for patients with C-Diff or VRE are cleaned _______ times a day. Two
When a multi does medication vial is opened for patient use, how many days is it good for? twenty eight
___________ are not to be kept at the bedside. medications
A patient is transfered to inpatient Rehab, a new _____________ for blood needs to be filled out prior to administration? consent
You must always ____________ narcotics being wasted. witness
Hand off communication is accomplied by , shift summaries, ______________, verbal report, referral paperwork. bedside shift report
___________ is the use of a medication to restrict the patients freedom of movement that is NOT a standard treatment for the patietns medcial condition? Chemical
The _______ slow and go low is the guideline used for administering pain medications. start
There are __________ moments to perform hand hygiene? five
Policy #2018 was establised November 1, 2015 to improve the effectiveness of ? Alarm fatigue

Perioperative Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Side affect from surgery requiring fluids and blood products Hypovolemic Shock
From decision to have surgery to actual sugery preoperative
Operating room to PACU Intraoperative
surgery without a choice such as trauma Emergent
Surgery can wait but most be done such as hernia repair Required
Stop 2 weeks before surgery Hebral Medications
Patients with increase risk for wound surgical wound infection Obese
Less than 24 hours Ambulatory Surgery
Sign of dehyrdation often seen in the elderly Skin Turgor
must be obtained by the physician prior to surgery Informed Consent
Ted Stockings Prevent DVT
Equipment to prevent post-operative pneumonia Incentive Spirometer
Area in OR for surgical staff only Restricted Zone
Preoperative medication Versed

UNIT 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This word literally means to cut a vein PHLEBOTOMY
This was used for general phlebotomy to open an artery or vein, today it is related to a lancet. Fleam
An overproduction of Red Blood Cells ( RBC's) polycythemia
Doing what is right regardless of the circumstances and in all situations or interactions is showing what quality? integrity
System of policies or principles that regulate what should and should not be done by those who work in the healthcare setting. code of ethics
The study of nonverbal communication kinesics
The study of and individuals use of space proxemics
An infection control strategy that states all patients are considered potentially infectious universal precautions
type of consent without verbal or written expression of consent implied
Type of consent when the patient is given adequate information regarding the risks, method and consequences of the procedure informed
When the alleged injured party sues for monetary damages civil action
Doing something a reasonable person would not do or not doing something a reasonable person would do negligence
A deceitful practice or false portrayal of facts, often done to obtain money or property fraud
identifying and minimizing situations that pose a risk to patients or employees risk management
Compares current results of a laboratory test with previous results for the same test on the same patient delta check