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This policy applies to all_________ nurses. registered
Condition which the heart is unable to pump sufficiently to meet the body's needs (abbreviated). HF
The HF Standardized Procedure will include an initial order for the HF ___ plan. power
Does not need to be present. physician
1500ml ___ restriction fluid
___ intake and output. strict
This order includes options for cardiac, consistent carbohydrate or renal based. diet
Physician notification of a ____ result less than 3 mEq/L. potassium
Physician notification of a less than 1.7 mg/dl. magnesium
Consult to teach patient medication regimen. pharmacy
Cardiac ___ RN teaches newly and acute HF patient’s daily care. rehab
Color of the heart failure folder upon admission provided in English, Spanish or Vietnamese. red
Place a laminated heart matters ____ above the head of the bed. sign
Place a Heart Matters _______ to the 240 ml cup with lid. sticker
____ pulse oximetry. continuous
____ weights. daily
Cardiac ______. monitoring
_____ therapy provides treatment and education. Occupational

The Total Health Care Team Crossword

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Description

position requires employee to have goo medical terminology and administrative skills admissions clerk
with addition training in the ophthalmic field medical assitant can become a COT
provides basic nursing care to patients in nursing and retirement homes CNA
lab tech who specializes in the formation,structure and function of cells cytologist
clerical and chairside assistant of dentists dental assistant
provides special training to perform dental services including radiology, apply meds and patient education dental hygientist
skilled in performing EKGs in clinic/hospital settings EKG Technician
also know n as a medical technologist works under the supervision of a pathologist Lab Technician
trained to work in physician offices on both th clinical and admin side CMA
professional nurse who completed a nursing program and passed examination RN
professional nurse with extensive training in labor and delivery Nurse Midwife
Registered nurse with a masters degree who works under the supervison of a physician Nurse practitioner
has basic nursing skills and commonly work in hospitals and nursing homes LPN
specialized training in nutritional management dietitian
has associate degree and works under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist OTA
assist licensed pharmacist in preparing medications Pharmacy Technician
extensive training in drawing blood from veins phlebotomist
trained in certain aspects of the practice to provide assistance; under direct supervision of physician PA
training in radiology procedures; assist radiologist Xray Tech
performs routine clerical, communication and reception tasks in a hospital setting Unit Clerk

Vital Signs Crossword

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the number of times a pt's heart beats in a min pulse
a heart rate of faster than 100 beats /min tachycardia
a cycle of one inspiration and one exhalation respiration
the top number in the blood pressure reading which indicates the pressure during cardiac contraction systolic
the indication that the heart is beating in an even or uneven pattern rhythm
the measurement of oxygen in arterial blood using infrared tech. pulse oximetry
patient with a fever is called febrile
patient without a fever is called afebrile
blood pressure cuff is also called a syphgmomonometer
inside the area of the elbow is called the antecubital space
blood pressure below normal for a patient hypotension
heartbeat of less than 60 beats/min bradycardia
a 24 hr human clock that sincs with the light of day & dark of night circadian rhythm
pulse rate that requires using a stethoscope apical pulse
the energy a pt uses to breathe effort
bluish discoloration of the skin, showing a lack of oxygen cyanosis
blood pressure above the normal range for a patient is called tachycardia

CHAPTER 49 – ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY AND PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTING Crossword

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Pulse ________________________ is a noninvasive test that measures the saturation of oxygen in a patient’s arterial blood oximetry
Readings less than 95% indicate__________________________ (low blood oxygen). hypoxemia
Electrodes are disposable pads attached to the patient’s skin during electrocardiography. Electrodes are placed on _________ areas of the body ten
A _______________________ (PEFR) is a is a measurement taken to determine the amount of air that can be quickly forced from the lungs peak expiratory flow rate
An artifact called a __________________________________ baseline is identified by a shift in the baseline from the center position for that lead wandering
Cardiac ____________________________ or arrhythmia's are irregularities in the heart rhythm dysrhythmias
_______________________________ (V-fib) is life-threatening and the ventricles of the heart appear to quiver because there is no cardiac output ventricular fibrillation
The resting period of the heart occurs during ________________ repolarization
The causes of a wandering baseline include mechanical and ______________________ interference. somatic
In order to minimize electrical interference with the ECG, make sure all other ____________ equipment is turned off. electrical
Forced vital capacity (FVC) is the greatest volume of air that a person can _____________ expel when performing a rapid, forced expiration. air
__________________________ is the electrical impulse that starts a chain reaction resulting in a contraction of the heart depolarization
The cardiac ___________________ is a sequence of contraction and relaxation of the heart muscle. cycle

Cardiac Medications Crossword

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Description

Decreases the clotting (coagulating) ability of the blood Anticoagulants
Keeps blood clots from forming by preventing blood platelets from sticking together Antiplatelet Agents
Expands blood vessels and decreases resistance by lowering levels of angiotensin II ACE Inhibitors
Prevents angiotensin II (chemical) from having any effects on the heart and blood vessels A II Receptor Blockers
An enzyme that breaks down natural substances in the body that open narrowed arteries Neprilysin Inhibitors
Decreases the heart rate and cardiac output, which lowers blood pressure and makes the heart beat more slowly and with less force Beta Blockers
Used as an IV drip for those patients experiencing a hypertensive crisis Alpha With Bet Blockers
Interrupts the movement of calcium into the cells of the heart and blood vessels C Channel Blocker
Some affect the liver, some work in the intestines and some interrupt the formation of cholesterol from circulating in the blood Cholesterol Lowering
Increases the force of the heart's contractions, which can be beneficial in heart failure and for irregular heartbeats Digitalis Prep
Causes the body to rid itself of excess fluids and sodium through urination Diuretics
Relaxes blood vessels and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart while reducing its workload Vasodilators

Patient Safety Goals Crossword

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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

Health Care Careers Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Examines eyes for vision problems and defects Optometrist
Provides total patient care by assessing a patients condition, administering medications, dressing changes, starting IVs, giving blood and other treatments Registered Nurse
Doctors who specialize in the care of the teeth and mouth Dentist
A person who is responsible for the planning of individual therapeutic meals to help promote healing Dietician
Relating to or using the methods or principles of science Scientific
A physician specialty who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases and infections by examining cells, tissues, and body fluids of patients pathologist
Provde a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care Support Services
An individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment Patient
Create a picture of patient health status at a single point in time Diagnostic Services
The common name for a physician: a person skilled in the healing arts Doctor
A scientist that studies human genes Geneticist
Manintain or change the health status of the patient over time Therapeutic Services
Use scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care Biotechnology
Provide functions that support and document patient care Health Informatics
Also called heart beat Pulse
A person who dispenses and suggests medications to be used in the treatment of diseases and disorders Pharmacist
Tools you use for a specific task Equipment

Safety Quiz Crossword

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Description

The abbreviation for indwelling catheter associated urinary tract infections is _____. CAUTI
One of the most important infection control measures is _________. HANDWASHING
The Falls Risk Assessment Tool is Called the (2 words) Morse Scale
There are _______Moments of Hand Hygeine. Four
A daily review of safety needs on your unit(2 words) Safety Huddle
A standardized method of communication between patient care providers including explanation of the situation, background, assessment and recommendations SBAR
The safest way to identify your patient is to look at their__ Armband
CPSI Stands for Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Hourly rounding has been proven to reduce (2 Words) Patient Falls
A thorough history of patient medication use is called BPMH
Pharmacy, Physicians and Dietary must be aware of any potential patient Allergies
The armband and patient photograph are considered( 2 words) Patient Identifiers
Which department is notified of unsafe or broken equipment? Maintenance
Hotel Dieu Shaver's falls prevention Acronym is PEEK in
The color band that identifies a potentially violent patient is Orange
The most common ARO today is MRSA
A patient exhibiting flu-like symptoms should be placed in Isolation

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

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Description

System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Heart Failure Crossword

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Description

avoid food high in _______ when taking spironalactone potassium
a clinical syndrome that involves inadequate pumping/filling of the heart heartfailure
released from ventricle in response to increased volume in heart bnp
JVD, edema, weight gain, ascites, hepatomegaly indicates ______ sided HF right
displaced PMI, crackles, S3/S4 sounds indicates ______ sided HF left
shortness of breath when lying flat orthopnea
_______ nervous system triggered in low-CO state sympathetic
dysrhythmias may lead to _______ formation thrombus
medication class that helps with fluid overload diuretic
should be assessed before and continuously during administration bloodpressure
should be taken every day with the same scale and clothing weight
diet to limit salt intake dash
allergic reaction involving edema of the face and airways when taking captopril angioedema
early signs of toxicity for this medication includes: anorexia, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, headache, depression, visual changes digoxin
this electrolyte should be limited to approximately 2000 mg/day sodium

CPR/AED Crossword

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Description

Must be given by person or parent/guardian if coherent or a child Consent
Perform this after compressions and before breaths if you believe the airway is blocked Finger Sweep
Number of compressions performed for one set of CPR Thirty
Acronym used to "interview" a conscious victim SAMPLE
One way to protect yourself when giving care Gloves
Second of the 3 C's to activate EMS Call
Number of back blows and abdominal thrusts for a conscious choking victim Five
Device used to "restart" victim in cardiac arrest AED
Depth you compress an adults chest during CPR. At least ____ Two Inches
Law that protects lay responders from being sued if their service is voluntary and within guidelines of their training Good Samaritan
Position victim is placed in if breathing and has a pulse Recovery
Number of breaths given for each set of CPR Two
Blockage of blood flow to part of the heart causing that part of the muscle to "die" Heart Attack
Final of the 3 C's that you provide for the victim if permitted Care
What you do to the head if the first breath doesn't go in ReTilt
Early ______ of cardiac arrest is the first link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival Recognition
Early ______ is the 3rd link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival Defibrilation
Improper function of the hearts electrical system Cardiac Arrest
The _____ Chain of survival Cardiac
First of the 3 C's to size up the scene and the victim Check