Type
Crossword
Description

Device used to notify the care team that a patient is trying to get out of bed Bed Alarm
Every patient should have this item close by whenever the care team leaves the room Call Light
Name of our facility’s Event Reporting System Origami
High-Risk medication that requires two nurse verification Heparin
If a patient is under a Baker Act, everything that poses as a _____ risk must be removed from the room Ligature
______ lab results must be reported utilizing the 10-10-10 method Critical
Abbreviation of the governing body that determines the highest priority patient safety issues TJC
Number of patient identifiers required when providing care, treatment, and services Two
Practicing good ____ _____ is the responsibility of everyone in the hospital to prevent hospital-acquired infections Hand Hygiene
Color of the patient socks that indicate a fall risk Yellow
Turning your patient frequently and offloading pressure points can reduce the risk of acquiring _____ _____s. Pressure Ulcers
Yes/No, is it ok to have corrugated cardboard in your department? No
Everyone in the surgical suite should practice this prior to beginning any procedure on a patient Time Out
Which department can help you ensure a patient has a safe discharge? Case Management
Having all 4 bed rails up is considered a ______. Restraint

Patient Safety Goals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Work Health and Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) often referred as ____ Health and Safety Occupational
As a business owner there are _____ requirements that you must comply with to ensure your workplace meets WHS obligation Legal
WHS involves the assessment and migration of risks that may impact the health, safety or ____ of those in your workplace Welfare
One of the responsibility of an employer is to provide safe _______ Equipment
One of the responsibly of an ________ is to protect their own health and safety Employee
Anything with the potential to cause injury Hazard
The likelihood of this hazard resulting in an injury Risk
One of the step to manage work health and safety risks is to ______ hazards identifying
Codes of _____ are practical guides to achieving the standards of health, safety and welfare required under the Work Health and Safety Act and WHS Regulations in jurisdiction Practices
An employee has a legal duty to _____ with an employer Cooperate
An employer has a legal duty to provide Supervision
There are many hazards in an office such as incorrect workstation set-up, poor lighting, poor layout of furniture and equipment, poor ___________ etc... housekeeping
One of the hazards when working in an office environment is ________ hazards Equipment
A disorder you get from sitting too long in an office Backpain
Some of the leading type of disabling office accidents are: falls and slips, _____ and over-exertion, struck by or striking against object and caught in object strains
The type of basic hazard categories is ______, chemical, biological and ergonomic physical
Some of the safe work practices are to never stand on the char or table to reach anything. The top of your computer should be at ____ level to avoid neck strain. Use safe lifting practices (bending your knees) eye
Loose lying cables can cause: tripping hazards, _________ and damage to equipment electrocution
If injuries or accident happen you must report all injuries or accident __________ straightaway
Duties of employers to their employees is to train them, provide protection and maintain a healthy working __________ environment

Fall Risk Cross Word

Type
Crossword
Description

What ethnicity has the highest fall risk? (2 words) African American
What is the scale used to determine if a patient has a risk for falls? Morse
When a fall risk patient has to use the restroom and no one is in the room to assist them, what should they use? (2 words) Call light
Low blood pressure that can cause dizziness is a huge risk factor for hospital falls, what is this called? (2 words) Orthostatic Hypotension
What is the main goal when caring for a patient that has a risk to fall in the hospital? prevention
Fall risk patients always wear this article of clothing. (2 words) nonskid socks
I am trying to explain to a patient why she can not leave her bed without assistance, but she speaks a different language and ignores what I am saying. I am not sure if she understands me. I need to get a ... Translator
What kind of therapy is important for a fall risk patient? physical
What age group is at most risk for falls? elderly
When a patient is at risk for falls, they are laying down and sitting a lot, we need to remember to reposition patients often to prevent impaired _________ ________. (2 words) skin integrity

Nursing Assistant Role and Responsibilities Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_________all Foley Catheters each shift for more often if needed empty
_____ nursing assistant handoff report cards during report update
At 0600 and 1800 a nursing assistant should pass ice and _____ to each of their water
it is the nursing assistant _________ to take linen and equipment from rooms responsibility
call lights are to be ________ promptly even if you are charting or giving/getting report answered
it is the nursing assistants’ role to accurately ________ intake & output and record on I&O sheet measure
__________ the RN of abnormal vital signs immediately or requests for medications Report
a patient should receive a ______ daily or RN notified as to why it did not happen bath
the nursing assistant role at ______ is to remove the patients' INT, telemetry, obtain MRSA swab, and get a set of vital signs discharge
make sure that you _______ gowns and gloves for next shift stock
oral care on patients who are NPO should be performed at ____ am, two pm, seven pm, ten pm, two am, 7am ten
240 mls = how many ounces eight
The ongoing and off going NA is expected to give/get report at the ________ bedside
it is the nursing assistants' responsibility to make sure each patient is _______ for each meal setup
all _______ carts in room must be emptied at the end of each shift lined
oral care should be performed on each _______ shift
A beginning sign of a pressure injury is when the skin becomes ______ discolored
rounding should be done ________ to ensure patients are safe and needs are met hourly
report a co-worker verbally/physically abusing a patient _________ immediately
obtain a report from the RN at the __________ of each shift beginning
should be sticker placed on Foley catheter bags in appropriate place after performing Foley care orange
__________ vital signs at 10a, 4p, 10p, 4a, or as ordered by provider obtain
at 6a & 6p it is the nursing assistant responsibility to _____ each patient intake and output and give to RN add
________ hands in front of the patient before doing patient care sanitize
_______ care should be done each shift using the Foley care wipes catheter
a patient should be _______ q2hours to prevent skin breakdown and for comfort turned
if a patient becomes short of breath, the first thing you should do is _____ the head of the bed and notify the RN raise
Nursing assistants should _____ in assigned areas sit

Patient Safety Week Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To be done everytime you enter or exit a patient room Hand Hygiene
Leaving your papers and computer unattended is a violation of ________. HIPPA
SBAR facilitates prompt and effective communication. What does the "B" in SBAR stand for? Background
Patient's with walkers, canes, lower extremity weakness, are a high risk for _____. Falls
This type of isolation/precaution requires you to wash hands with SOAP and WATER. Enteric
The red binder located at all MA stations is to report __________ diseases. Communicable
Multi dose vials must be labeled with date of opening, initaled by staff who opened vial and given a _______ of 28 days after opening. (Answer is an acronym) BUD
_______ is an online system to report near misses, safety issues and concerns and good catches. (Answer is an acronym) PSEMS
MedStar wide, all meetings and huddles start with a _______ moment. Safety
MedStar continues to advance it's journey to become a High ________ Organization (HRO), with patient at the core of everything we do. Reliability
What does "T" in our SPIRIT values stand for? Teamwork
How do you access the Patient Safety Event Management System (PSEMS)? Starport
_____ ______ are brief daily meetings among teams that are held to share info about potential or existing patient/staff safety issues. Safety Huddles
To keep patient's safe, providers must enter medication orders in the EMR prior to clinical staff administering medication. No _____ orders allowed. Verbal

Workplace Safety Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It's easy to remember how to use a fire extinguisher if you rememeber this word PASS
Spilled liquids create _______ and need to be cleaned up immediately Hazards
Do not read or text while walking. It is not worth the _________ Risk
Body position that promotes god ergonomics Neutral
First step in a safety conversation Observe
Critical to workplace safety Safety conversation
One step in the prevention of an incident occurence analysis
During an emergency, use the _________ exit to you Closest
Another element of a safety conversation Discussion
Reporting unsafe acts and conditions can help prevent Accidents
Acronym for the KP Safety Program CSMP
This is everyone's responsibility Safety
Monthly Safety Conversation Tracker Dashboard
Scan _________ while you walk Ahead

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

HIPAA COMPLIANCE TRAINING Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

I can not take _______________ inside the Hospital. Selfies
What do the initials ePHI stand for electronically Protected Health _________ ? Information
Abbreviation for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996? HIPAA
Every patient has the right to ___________ with their medical treatment and conditions. Privacy
By law hospitals must train annually on HIPAA ____________. Compliance
Hospitals have ___________ and procedures to meet Federal HIPAA rules and regulations. policies
If you suspect someone is violating the facility's privacy policy , you should? report
HIPAA security and privacy applies to everyone ______ in the facility. working
HIPAA is governed by _____ and Human Services? Health
HIPAA was created with _____ standards for all patients. Security
Accessible __________ Health Information (PHI) is limited to only that information needed for performance of services. Protected
Personally identifiable health information is protected by HIPAA includes photographic, electronic, spoken word and ______? Paper
I may not post any identifiable information on______? Social media
All information regarding patients must stay confidential. I can not even tell my friends or ____. Family
I may not share my computer log-in _____ with anyone. Password

Fall Prevention - Fall Reduction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the database that nursing uses to benchmark falls nationally NDNQI
One of the 4 P's Potty
The color used to identify falls risk Yellow
Purposeful hourly ___________ is very effective in reducing falls Rounding
The focus on fall reduction is for safety and improving ________outcomes patient
A component of the visual cue bundle magnet
Name of the fall risk assessment tool that CHS uses Morse
Upon admission the patient should complete the Fall Prevention Pathway on the ______ network Getwell
Stay with the patient in the _______ Bathroom
Apply a yellow _______ when a patient is a fall risk wristband
complete a ______ ______ (2 words) if a fall occurs Care event
Apply nonskid _______ to patients at risk of falling socks
Keep all items within ______ reach
_____ alarms should be used in the bed or chair Posey

Basics of Health Insurance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An established schedule of fees set for services performed by providers and paid by the patient fee for service
protection in return for periodic premium payments that provides reimbursement of expenses resulting from illness or injury Health insurance
the sum of money paid at the time of medical service; it is a form of coinsurance copayment
provision frequently is found in medical insurance policies whereby the policyholder and the insurance company share the cost of covered losses in a specified ratio coinsurance
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration known as CHAMPUS
states that when an individual is covered under two insurance policies, the insurance plan of the policyholder whose birthday comes first in the calendar year (month and day, not year) becomes the primary insurance. birthday rule
A term used in managed care for an approved referral authorization
a payment method used by many managed care organizations in which a fixed amount of money is reimbursed to the provider for patients enrolled during a specific period of time, no matter what services were received or how many visits were made. Capitation
a letter or statement from Medicare that describes what was paid, denied, or reduced in payment. EOMB
Pays expenses involved in the care of the teeth and gums Dental care
Protects a person in the event of a certain type of accident, such as an airplane crash Special risk insurance
Often includes benefits for medical expenses payable to individuals who are injured in the insured person’s home or during an automobile accident Liability insurance
Covers a continuum of maintenance and health services for chronically ill, disabled, or mentally retarded individuals Vision care
Provides payment of a specified amount on the insured’s death Life insurance
Pays the cost of all or part of the insured person’s hospital room and board and specific hospital services Hospitalization
a review of individual cases by a committee to make sure services are medically necessary and to study how providers use medical care resources utilization review
40. An insurance term used when a primary care provider wants to send a patient to a specialist referral
periodic (monthly, quarterly, or annual) payment of a specific sum of money to an insurance company for which the insurer, in return, agrees to provide certain benefits premium
person who pays a premium to an insurance company and in whose name the policy is written in exchange for the insurance protection provided by a policy of insurance policyholder
a general practice or nonspecialist provider or physician responsible for the care of a patient for some health maintenance organizations gatekeeper