Rehab Week:  Quality Crossword Puzzle

A formal process by which a recognized body assesses and recognizes that a healthcare organization meets applicable, pre-determined standards.
A process of searching out and studying the best practices that produce superior performance.
Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage.
An event or situation that could have, but did not produce patient injury; however, only because of chance.
The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
Quality health care is care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.
The avoidance of injuries to patients from the care that is intended to help them.
a measurable variable (or characteristic) that can be used to determine the degree of adherence to a standard or the level of quality achieved.
Result of a process, including outputs, effects, and impacts.
A medical problem that occurs during a disease or after a procedure or treatment. The complication may be caused by the disease, procedure, or treatment or may be unrelated to them.

Careers In Health Crossword Puzzle

Careers In Health Crossword Puzzle

A doctor who works with animals.
Health career that focuses on the relationship between the structure of the spine and nervous system and how it affects the restoration of health.
The branch of healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining oral health.
An Osteopathic healthcare provider specifically trained to manage the needs and treatments of older people.
They do fieldwork to determine what causes a certain outbreak of disease or an injury and how to prevent it from reoccurring.
They examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system.
They measure blood to identify appropriate mechanical, pharmacological, and thermal manipulation of the heart to maintain a physiological state.
They care for children from infancy to late teen years in a hospital.
A physician who examines tissues, checks the accuracy of lab tests and interprets the results in order to facilitate the patient's diagnosis and treatment.
They collect blood for donation or for testing so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory.
They administer and score neurophysiological, psychological, personality and academic tests for patients with brain injury, neurological diseases, psychological health issues or learning disabilities.
They dispense medications prescribed by physicians and monitor patient health.
They analyze non-biological trace evidence found at crime scenes in order to identify unknown materials and match samples to known substances.
The study of the mind and behavior.
Devoted to the study of human movement with the foot and the ankle as their main focus.
They develop and monitor exercise programs to help people regain muscle strength and function.
Health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical genetics and counseling.
They provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, reduce pain, and prevent permanent disabilities.
They seek to understand the aging process by studying what happens to our cells, organs and systems as we get older.
This career addresses the health of people living in low- and middle-income countries.

Ethics & Legal Terms Crossword

Ethics & Legal Terms Crossword

Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse.
legal doctrine related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime
A threat or attempt to inflict offensive physical contact or bodily harm on a person (as by lifting a fist in a threatening manner) that puts the person in immediate danger of or in apprehension of such harm or contact
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without the person's consent
The issuing of a statement or certificate by a professional organization to a person who has met the requirements of education and/or experience and who meets the standards set by the organization
Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future, or the use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something
A system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine
A clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or written, and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear (informed consent
An intentional tort; the intentional unjustified, nonconsensual detention or confinement of a person within fixed boundaries for any length of time. Restraint may be physical, chemical, or emotional
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information
An agreement by a patient to allow disclosure of private health information in cases in which the patient has been informed about the information to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, and his or her right to object to the disclosure, but has not done so.
A formal agreement that a patient signs to give permission for a medical procedure (such as surgery) after having been told about the risks, benefits, etc.
Illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient.
An area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party.
The branch of law that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems.
Responsible by law; legally answerable
A false accusation written, printed, or typewritten, or presented in a picture or a sign that is made with malicious intent to defame the reputation of a person who is living or the memory of a person who is dead, resulting in public embarrassment, contempt, ridicule, or hatred.
The state or condition of having a license granted by official or legal authority to perform medical acts and procedures not permitted by persons without such a license
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official
Concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior
Fail to care for properly
The failure to do something that a reasonable person of ordinary prudence would do in a certain situation or the doing of something that such a person would not do

The Nursing Process Crossword

The Nursing Process Crossword

Establish a data base about patient and gather information through observation, physical examination and interview questions.
Formulate a clear nursing diagnosis that determine the client's response or problem related to an illness.
Establish priorities as to time limitations. They must be SMART.
To put into action and carry out plan.
Assess if nursing interventions have been effective. Revising and redirecting may be necessary.
A patient weighs 158 lbs, this is an example of what kind of data?
Patient says that they feel depressed. This is a type of __________ data.
Low blood glucose r/t diabetes AEB patient feeling lethargic and weak is what kind of care plan?
Risk for insulin dependence Risk factors: unmanaged diabetes is an example of what kind of care plan?
Readiness for enhanced blood glucose management AEB willingness to adhere to new diet is an example of what kind of care plan?
SMART goals need to be specific, ___________, attainable, realistic, and time limited?
First described the nursing practice as a nursing process in 1958.
r/t imbalance between oxygen supply and demand: is an example of a________?

Chapter1- Health care of the past ,present and future Crossword

Chapter1- Health care of the past ,present and future Crossword

Offical authorization or approval
occupation or profession
Documentation of having met certain standards
predetermined payment structure for health care services established by the federal government
state of optimal well being ,achieved through prevention of illness and injury
payment for health care expenses , which may or may not ,in return for specified payment in advance
legal dispute;lawsuit
legal authority to perform an activity
vacation, activity
worker who assists a professional in the performance of duties
treatment that pretends to cure a disease
offical record of individual qualified to perform certain services

Healthcare Vocabulary Crossword

Healthcare Vocabulary Crossword

A contract with a company where the subscriber pays a regular premium in exchange for a defined set of benefits
Reffered to as family doctor/PCP this person administers routine and preventive care, and makes referrals for specialty services when needed.
A provider who focuses on one area of medicine. Like a cardiologist or neurologist
A contracted, pre-determined dollar amount insurance company requires a patient to pay for a particular medical service. (It requires patients to pay a small amount upfront to deter people from seeking medical care that may not be necessary.)
The contracted rate a health insurance company will pay toward a specific medical service.
A contracted, pre-determined percentage of the allowable charge that a patient is required to pay for a particular medical service (after the deductible is met and before the out-of-pocket maximum is met).
A pre-determined annual amount patient must pay before insurance begins to cover.
Annual maximum amount patient is required to pay for in-network medical services per his/her insurance plan contract (typically, copay + coins + deductible)
The person who is responsible for payment of the monthly premium, or whose employment is the basis for the coverage.
A person entitled to health insurance benefits under the subscriber’s plan.
Insurance Company
A specific package of benefits negotiated between the company and the employer.
Dates during which the insurance plan is active.
Explanation of Benefits is a statement from the insurance company that details payments and adjustments made for services. EOBs go to both the provider and the patient.
/Response from the insurance company that states no payment will be made. (service could be not covered by the insurance plan, or the insurance company may need more information.)
The order in which the claim is sent to insurance companies. If patient has more than one insurance plan, we must determine which insurance should be billed primary, secondary, etc. Primary: the first insurance company designated to pay toward their allowable charges. Secondary: the second insurance company designated to pay toward their allowable charges.
The pathway a patient takes from one provider to another. Referrals may be required by insurance before a patient can be seen by the other provider.
The process whereby a physician must obtain insurance approval before a patient receives certain treatment or drugs (study, test, procedure, surgery.)

The Scientific Method Crossword

The Scientific Method Crossword

To group information into categories
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment
To examine carefully and in detail to identify
To observe carefully and in detail
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to
To name or recognize something based on its properties
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment
The process used by scientists to solve problems
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments)
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment
The collecting of information on a particular subject
A feature of the experiment that does not change
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment
To write down in permanent form for later reference
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment
To notice similarities or differences
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________.
Part of the experiment capable to change

HIV/AIDS Crossword Puzzle

HIV/AIDS Crossword Puzzle

A medicine/ drug or treatment effective against viruses is
Action or process of spreading something to another person is
An fatal disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV
The _________ ___________ protects your body from diseases and infections
The causative agent of an infectious disease
A fluid or fluid secretions of the body (ex: blood, semen, saliva)
Fluid that circulates throughout the body and carries oxygen
Keep something from happening
Virus that attacks the immune system
Medical treatment replaces an particular absent enzyme in patient

Quality Week Crossword Puzzle

Quality Week Crossword Puzzle

Federal program for low income population
Federally funded health insurance for 65 yrs or older
A Doctor who treats only a certain part of the body or a certain condition
A member disagreement regarding unauthorized health services
A person's wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will
Law restricting access to a patient's personal health information
Formal member complaint
Unanticipated event resulting in death or serious injury (2 words)
Admitted to the hospital a second time within 30 days
Process to help identify what, how and why an event occured to prevent future occurence (3 words)
The right care, at the right time, in a format that the member can understand, is described as what kind of access?
An official inspection of an organization's accounts or processes
A life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to infection injures its own tissues
Quality Improvement Project
Patient _________is the measure of how content a patient is with their healthcare and an important indicator of quality.
Lodging of a blockage-causing material inside a blood vessel
The California agency that protects managed health care consumer's rights and ensures a stable health care delivery system.
A standard or point of reference against which things may be compared or assessed
List of drugs approved by an insurance plan

Health Care Careers Crossword Puzzle

Health Care Careers Crossword Puzzle

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

Nursing Ethics Crossword

Nursing Ethics Crossword

Duty-based ethics - concerned with what people do, not with the consequences of their actions.
Ethical theory that determines right from wrong by focusing on outcomes - the most ethical choice is the one that will produce the greatest good for the greatest number.
Action that is done for the benefit of others - actions can be taken to help prevent or remove harms or to simply improve the situation of others.
Do no harm or inflicting the least harm possible to reach a beneficial outcome.
Duty of ............... - healthcare professional must be open and honest with patients when something that goes wrong with their treatment or care causes, or has the potential to cause, harm or distress.
Taking into account and giving consideration to the patient's views on his/ her treatment.
Information about the person is only shared with others after permission of the person, unless it is felt that the information must be shared to comply with a higher duty such as preserving life
NMC Guidance for Nurses
A process through which people gain greater control over decisions and actions affecting their health
To speak, plead, or argue in favor of. Support.
Concept involving fairness, equality, and equitable treatment