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

Hand washing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Should be used to turn off tap water after washing your hands Papertowel
The most important step in prevention of infection from germs and disease is___ Handwashing
Hands should be washed in ____ water Warm
Singing _____ twice is the amount of time I should be washing my hands Happybirthday
I wash my hands to prevent the spread o ___ Disease
____ should be kept short in order to prevent spreading infection Nails
I should wash my hands __ handling food before
The use of ____ is not an effective substitute for hand washing Handsanitizer
I should wash my hands for _____ seconds Thirty
It is important to ____ your hands after washing to prevent bacteria growth and skin irritation Dry

Hand Washing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hands should be washed in ___ water Warm
I should make the soap ___ lather
Wash for at least ___ seconds thirty
Turn off faucet with ___ paper towel (3 wds) cleananddry
The best way to prevent the spread of germs handwashing
I wash my hands to prevent the spread of ___ diseases
If you can't wash your hands, ___ can be used, as long as your hands aren't visibly soiled sanitizer
The most important part of handwashing friction
An area often missed with hurried handwashing fingernails
It is still necessary to wash after removing these gloves
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New Hire Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is responsible for preventing Hospital Associated infections? Everyone
The most important intervention to prevent hospital associated infections is Handwashing
All _____________ , no mater where they come from, should be considered contaimated body fluids
Gloves, gowns, face shields or masks, eye protection, surgical caps, and shoe covers are all examples of PPE
When should you wash your hands after removing gloves? Immediately
Isolation gowns should be removed _________ leaving the patient care area before
Always wash hands ___________ glove removal after
Type of infection spread by contact with patient or items and surfaces in the patients environment Contact
Type of isolotation spread by oral/nasal secretations Droplet
Type of infection spread by airborne particles from oral/nasal secreations that float on air currents Airborne
Alcohol based hand sanitizers are acceptable in many clinical situations except for after providing care to a patient with C. Diff
Gloves should not be worn in a ______________ unless you are carring something soiled or dirty to another location hallway
When removing a gown, rip/pull if from your body being sure not to _______________________ your clothing Contaminate

Hand Washing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

your hands with clean, running water Wet
Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, and ______your fingers between
Use a _______hand sanitizer alcoholbased
_______your hands, well under clean running water. rinse
Use the alcohol-based sanitizer that contains ______% alcohol. sixty
Clean your hands before_________and after treating a wound. after
Be sure to lather between your___________ fingers
use _______while washing your hands soap
Do not forget the _______of your hands! back
Clean you hands________eating food Before
______your hands by rubbing them together. Lather
You should__________your hands before and after treating a cut would. clean
Hand______________is essential! hygiene
________the "Happy Birthday" song from beginning to end twice. Sing
wash you hands for at least ______seconds. twenty
_________your hands with a clean towel or air dry them. dry
________your hands for at least 20 seconds. Wash

HAND WASHING Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

WATER
WASH
TOWEL
TAP
SOAP
SINK
SCRUB
SANITIZE
RINSE
REPEAT
MOISTURIZE
LATHER
HYGIENE
HAND
GERMS
FINGERS
DRY
DIRT
CLEAN
BUBBLES

Hand Hygiene Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hand washing should be done ________ contact with a patients belongings. After
I should wash or sanitize my hands after removing my _______. gloves
________ should be used to turn the tap water off and open the door after washing my hands. Paper Towel
I wash my hands to prevent the spread of ________. Disease
I should use ______ _____ _____ when my hands are visibly soiled soap and water
______ your hands and them apply soap when washing your hands. wet
When using hand sanitizer rub hands together until _____. Dry
The best thing I can do to help prevetn the spread of infection is to ________. wash my hands
You must use sopa and water and wash hands for at least ______ seconds (spell out number) Twenty
What virus was the culprit for the Pandemic of 2020? Coronavirus
_______ _________should not be used if hands are visibly soiled. Hand Sanitizer
Hand washing should be done before patient _______. contact
_______ __________ is essential! Hand hygiene
Use an ______ based hand sanitizer. alcohol
Do not forget the ________ of your hands. back
Wash your hands _______ eating food. Before

Hand Hygiene Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Natural fingernail tips should be no longer than 2 _________________. Millimeters
example of artificial nails acrylic overlays
Perioperatiave members should only use ___________ moisturizing skin care products approved
You can scrub with dermatitis or lesions only if you cover it with an adhesive barrier first. true/false false
type of nail polish allowed if maintained and not chipped gel
_______ __________ is using soap and water to perform hand hygiene hand washing
surgical hand antisepsis is a hand wash or hand __________ using a surgical hand antiseptic, performed preoperatively by surghical team to remove transient flora and reduce skin flora rub
the use of gloves does not replace the need for _______________ hand hygiene
___________ based surgical hand rub dispensers can be placed in the O.R. alcohol
Alcohol foam is flammable . It should not be place above an __________ source. ignition
Perform hand hygiene before and after patient _____________. contact
Perform hand hygiene after contact with patient _________________. surroundings
Hand hygiene shoud be performed after removing PPE, handling ___________, and counting sponges specimens
The first surgical hand scrub of the day does not have to be with soap and water before using a surgical hand rub product. true
Surgical hand antisepsis is the _____________ line of defense to protect patients from pathogens on the hands of perioperative team members. primary
Due to the risk for ___________ failure, the performance of surgical hand antisepsisi is critical for the prevention of SSIs glove
Scrubbing with a ___________ may damage skin and increase the anount of bacteria shedding from hands. brush
________ washing needs to be performed before the first surgical hand scrub of the day hand
This must be removed prior to surgical hand scrub or hand rub. jewerly

Personal Hygiene Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

I do this once a day to remove food in between my teeth. floss
I put clean clothes on every day, especially this! underwear
I never do this into my hands. I use a tissue whenever possible. sneeze
I do this before eating, after using the bathroom, sneezing or playing with pets. wash hands
Keep this neat by styling and brushing. Hair
I clean these often so I don't get wax in them. Ears
Keeping my body __________ is an important part of staying healthy. Clean
Always get your beauty _________. Sleep
Do this to avoid gingivitis, cavities and bad breath. Brushteeth
I trim these weekly. I keep them short and clean. Nails
Doing this every day or two is a must, and always after sports practice or playing outside. Shower
I always use this when I wash my hands and body. Soap
My hair always smells so fresh and clean when I use ______________. Shampoo
I always try to keep fresh ____________ in my purse. Tissues
It's also nice to keep a ______________ in my purse. brush
Before you go to bed don't forget to wash your _________. Face

Proper Hand Washing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

________________ to be disinfected box. implements
You must wear gloves when using? Barbicide wipes
Properly washing your hands prevents the spread of germs,_________, virus, and diseases. Bacteria
You must follow NC Board of Cosmetology_______________ Requirements
Don't get soap in your_____________. eyes
When washing your hand you should use ________ water warm
Virgorously rub hands together for 20 ________ seconds
you will need a ________________ to clean the free egde and folds of the fingernail nail brush
You will use __________ to turn water off and to open the bathroom door? paper towel
what has 20x more germs then a toliet seat? cell phone
Stop and wash your? hands

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