Type
Crossword
Description

A WIDESPREAD DISEASE OVER A WHOLE COUNTRY OR WORLD PANDEMIC
A PROTECTIVE COVERING MASK
ANOTHER WORD FOR DISINFECTING SANITIZE
VIRUS THAT IS CURRENTLY SPREADING COVID
NEEDS TO BE LESS THAN 100 TO BE ALLOWED AT THE BRANCH TEMPERATURE
BUSINESS CLOSURES SHUTDOWN
NAVY FEDERAL EMPLOYEES ESSENTIAL
THEY OFFER THIS IN THE DRIVE-THRU, TO FIND OUT IF YOU CAUGHT THE VIRUS SWAB TEST
YOU SHOULD BE DOING THIS REGULARLY FOR 20 SECONDS WASH HANDS
CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL ABBREVIATION CDC
DESIGNATED VIRUS RELATED SPECIAL GROUP TASK FORCE
WHAT WE DO EVERYDAY IN THE MORNING AND IN THE AFTERNOON VIRTUAL MEETING
TO GET BY SURVIVE
TO BE SUCCESSFUL THRIVE

Communicable Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Transferred by a tick while hiking or hunting in the woods Lyme Disease
The state of being protected against a particular disease Immunity
Transferred through the mom to the baby during pregnancy. Passive Immunity
Abbreviation for Centers for Disease Control CDC
A life threatening disease due to the progressive failure of the immune system...leads to AIDS HIV
Bacterial infection that affects the lungs and causes chronic cough Tuberculosis
A virus that affects the nose, throat, and bronchi...a yearly vaccination is the best protection. Influenza
A bacterial skin infection common in young children. Impetigo
White blood cells that coordinate and perform many functions of specific immunity. Phagocytes
A global outbreak of an infectious disease. Pandemic

Diseases and Disorders Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Illnesses cause by many factors Disease
any agent that casues a disease pathogen
Prokaryotic organisms that cause infections Bacteria
Medicines that can be used as treatment for bacterial diseases Antibiotics
Nonliving things that attack cells and make them reproduce their illness Virus
Viruses inject their _____ for cells to reproduce and infect others DNA
Injections that can help prevent viral infections Vaccinations
Poisonous substances created by plants (poison ivy), animals (rattlesnakes), or improperly prepared or stored food Toxins
_________________ disorders are passed down from our parent's genes Genetic
Soaps and cleaners that prevent the spread of germs Disinfectants
Diseases that can be passed (caught) from person to person Communicable
Diseases that can't be caught (passed from person to person) Noncommunicable
Diseases that are easily passed from person to person Contagious
Protection from getting a disease Immunity
Proteins in our bodies that recognize pathogens and protect us from them antigens

Microbes and Disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Small agents, some of which cause disease Microbes
Nonling, extremely small, invade a host cell Viruses
Unicellular, prokaryotic (no nucleus), some cause disease Bacteria
An agent that causes disease Pathogen
Spreads disease from host to host Vector
Outbreak of disease over continents; always contagious Pandemic
Outbreak of disease in a certain area; not always contagious Epidemic
Techniques to sterilize, disinfect, sanitize, etc. Aseptic
An interaction where one organism harms a host Parasitism
Used to treat bacterial infections Antibiotics
Used to treat the symptoms of a viral infection Antiviral
Capable of being spread; contagious Infectious
Used to prevent viral and some bacterial infections Vaccines
This system fights disease using white blood cells Immune system
This would be used to treat athlete's foot Antifungal

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

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

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

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

The 1918 Influenza Pandemic Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first Military camp outbreak was reported in Camp Funston
The origin of this influenza strain remains unknown
Is often highly contagious flu virus
Those American soldiers were credited for bringing the disease into Europe
Total number of waves Three
Deadliest Wave The Second Wave
The Second Wave began to emerge among British and French Soldiers who were serving on the Western Front
By mid-august the second wave was spreading rapidly in France
How the influenza Pandemic came into New Zealand The Niagara
Huge parades were held here to welcome home the soldiers Auckland
Highest population of New Zealanders targeted Maori
Buildings during the event were Shut Down

OPSEC is not Puzzling Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What you should do to your anti-virus software on a regular basis UPDATE
What you should do to all papers with PII or other sensitive information SHRED
Where you should keep your badge when off-site Outofsite
An adversary is considered a _________ THREAT
"Computer1234" would be a bad example of this PASSWORD
Actions that mitigate a threat COUNTERMEASURES
An option to protect your credit FREEZE
What potential harm from poor OPSEC is called RISK
What you must do to emails containing Critical Information ENCRYPT
What a weakness in our practices or defenses is called VULNERABILITY
The type of information that OPSEC protects CRITICALINFORMATION
The number of steps in the OPSEC process FIVE
The Freedom of Information Act is for what type of information FOUO
It is very important to use privacy settings on _______________ SOCIAL MEDIA
What you should remove each time you walk away from your NMCI computer CAC
What you cannot take with your smartphone or camera anywhere onsite PICTURES
What you should practice whenever you discuss your work with anyone NEED TO KNOW
OPSEC is a _______ effort TEAM
What is the abbreviation of the list that shows the commands Critical Information CIL
The kind of email account you can't use to conduct Government business PERSONAL

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