central sterile word scramble
Type
Word Scramble
Description

gloves
sterilization
spore
aami standards
central sterile
peel pouches
instruments
dirty
aerosols
decontamination
positive pressure
clean
negative pressure
ultrasonic
packaging
steam strip
nail nippers
sharps
hand hygiene
hospital
cavi wipes
mask
bacteria
biohazard
bloodborne pathogens

Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

Infection Control Vocabulary  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the absence of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms
the use of a chemical agent or solution to destroy pathogens
the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface or clothing, bedding and surgical instruments
free from bacteria or other living microorganisms
a specified area such as within a tray that is considered to be free of microorganisms
a medical device that uses temperature and steam to sterilize surgical instruments
guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reducing risk of transmission
personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks
the process of destroying all microorganisms and their pathogenic products
the process of destroying all bacteria
a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms
a route in which a pathogen can enter a susceptible host
the conveyance of a disease from one person to another person or object
a pathogen that causes a disease such as virus, parasite or bacterium
an area for a pathogen to live and develop
acquired or occurring in a hospital
requires oxygen to live
can live and develop without oxygen
human immunodeficiency virus
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
hepatitis b virus
organisms invisible to the naked eye
a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease
a microorganism that cannot cause disease
a disease that can transmitted
a route where a pathogen can leave its host
infection risk

Infection Control Crossword

Infection Control Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 21 Sterilization Crossword

Chapter 21 Sterilization  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Instrument for sterilization by means of moist heat under pressure
Vials or strips, also known as spore tests, that contain harmless bacterial spores; used to determine whether sterilization has occurred.
Verifies sterilization by confirming that all spore-forming microorganisms have been destroyed.
Sterilization by means of hot formaldehyde vapors under pressure.
Place where sterilized instruments, fresh disposable supplies, and prepared trays are stored.
Place where contaminated items are brought for precleaning.
Item used to penetrate soft tissue or bone.
Instrument for sterilization by means of heated air
A resistant, dormant structure formed inside of some bacteria that can withstand adverse conditions
Item that comes in contact with intact skin only.
Tapes, strips, or tabs with heat-sensitive chemicals that change color when exposed to a certain temperature.
Strips placed in packages that change color when exposed to a combination of heat, temperature, and time.
Item that comes in contact with oral tissues but does not penetrate soft tissue or bone.
Instrument that loosens and removes debris by sound waves traveling through a liquid.
Period of time during which a germicidal solution is effective after it been prepared for use.

Infection Prevention and Control Word Search

Infection Prevention and Control Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

airborne precautions
Standard Precautions
contact precautions
alcohol-based rub
fifteen seconds
hand hygiene
pathogens
isolation
infection
bacteria
sterile
viruses
asepsis
gloves
gown
mask
PPE

Sterile Processing Service Crossword

Sterile Processing Service Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Must be 12 mil thick
Dirty to Clean
Pressure of Decontamination
Spaulding Classification that is defined as Introduced into the sterile body or blood stream
Any medical equipment to be reused from one patient to another
Clean to Dirty
Pressure of Preparation Area
Occurs regularly to ensure everyone knows what to do in case of a fire
Spaulding Classification that is defined as coming into contact with mucous membranes or non-intact skin
Spaulding Classification that is defined as coming into contact with non-intact skin
Acronym for Personal Protective Equipment
Acronym for Safety Data Sheet
RME is considered sterile unless an event occurs deeming it compromised
Wrapping techique frequently used for smaller trays
Wrapping techique frequently used for larger trays
Type of sterilizer used for items that are not heat sensitive
Type of sterilizer that aerates

Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search

Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

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

Workplace Safety Word Search

Workplace Safety  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Bloodborne Pathogens
Hazard Communication
Voluntary Dust Mask
Safety Data Sheets
Microfiber Cloths
Slip Trips Falls
Safety Training
Safety Glasses
Inspections
Chemicals
Earplugs
Forklift
Start Up
Gloves
OSHA

Bloodborne Pathogen Bingo!

Bloodborne Pathogen Bingo!
Type
Bingo Cards
Description

1 part bleach, 9 parts water
Accident Report
Antimicrobial Hand Wipes
Avoid Exposure
Blood
Bloodborne Pathogens
Bodily Fluids
Bouffant Cap
Caution
Contaminated
CPR Mask
Cut
Decontaminate
Direct Contact
Disposal Bag with Tie
Emergency Evacuation Bag
Exposure Control Plan
Exposure Incident
First Aid Kit
Fluid Resistant Mask
Indirect Contact
Line of Defense
Medical Attention
Microorganism
Moisture-Impervious Gown
Personal Protective Equipment
Powdered Vinyl Exam Gloves
Proper Disposal
Protective Shoe Covers
Recording Injuries
Red Bio hazard Bag with Tie
Regulated Waste
Safety
Sharps
Tissues
Universal Precautions
Viruses
Washing Hands
Working Safely
Maverick
Safety Glasses

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Sterile Processing Scramble

Sterile Processing Scramble
Type
Word Scramble
Description

STERILIZATION
INDICATOR
PREP PACK
CHISEL
BIOBURDEN
BOWIE DICK TEST
ETHYLENE OXIDE
GOWNS
GLOVES
MASK
ENDOSCOPES
WASHER
ENZYMATIC
DECONTAMINATION
PEEL PACK
CANNULA
TEMPERATURE
BACTERIA
SPAULDING CLASSIFICATION
EQUIPMENT
ANTISEPTICS
CYTOPLASM
PASSIVATION
WICKING
OXIDATION
OXIDIZING AGENT
MACROMOLECULES
IMPLANTS
TISSUE FORCEPS
AUTOCALVE
BIOHAZARDOUS
CHAMBER

Infection Control Key Terms Crossword

Infection Control Key Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Sufficient #’s of pathogens to initiate infection
Not immune
Microorganism capable of causing disease
A route
Practicing good ________________ by frequent & effective handwashing
States that human blood & all body fluids, including saliva are potentially infectious for blood-borne diseases
CDC introduces use of ——————, expanding the potential for transmission of not only blood-borne pathogens, but now to include all body fluids of all patients, whether known to be infected or not
Prevents transmission of infective microorganisms
Heavier concentration of microbial aerosols
Wearing a mask protects you from
Chemical or physical procedure to reduce,destroy, or inactive pathogens
Plastic wrap
Total destruction of all pathogens and spores usually accomplished by steam autoclave or dry heat
Plastic barrier provide another option if treatment must be interrupted
how infection gets in/out of body
free from contamination