Type
Crossword
Description

Kind of bath dialysis patients receive daily CHG
Gel in and gel ___ OUT
Measures HR, BP, RR, T, 02 SAT. VITAL SIGNS
Rule used to verify right patient RED
Indication for stop sign ISOLATION
Monthly mandatory update PCS
Type of machine to prevent DVT SCD
Done at 7:00am each morning HUDDLE
Accucheck machines are used to measure BLOOD GLUCOSE
Activity level immediately post-cath BED REST

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

Vital Signs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the number of times a pt's heart beats in a min pulse
a heart rate of faster than 100 beats /min tachycardia
a cycle of one inspiration and one exhalation respiration
the top number in the blood pressure reading which indicates the pressure during cardiac contraction systolic
the indication that the heart is beating in an even or uneven pattern rhythm
the measurement of oxygen in arterial blood using infrared tech. pulse oximetry
patient with a fever is called febrile
patient without a fever is called afebrile
blood pressure cuff is also called a syphgmomonometer
inside the area of the elbow is called the antecubital space
blood pressure below normal for a patient hypotension
heartbeat of less than 60 beats/min bradycardia
a 24 hr human clock that sincs with the light of day & dark of night circadian rhythm
pulse rate that requires using a stethoscope apical pulse
the energy a pt uses to breathe effort
bluish discoloration of the skin, showing a lack of oxygen cyanosis
blood pressure above the normal range for a patient is called tachycardia

Vital Signs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

sweating ceases HEATSTROKE
The patient feels faint, weak, nauseated, wants to rest. Drink warm fluids HEATEXHAUSTION
You may do this for a stable patient's vital signs, but not for unstable person DELEGATE
Caused by prolonged exposure to cold HYPOTHERMIA
Involuntary response to temperature SHIVERING
Will sense changes in body temperature and make changes the body HYPOTHALAMUS
Applying a cool each cloth to a fevered patient CONDUCTION
Use a fan to decrease temperature CONVECTION
Body regulates perspiration or sweating EVAPORATION
When temperature breaks and returns to normal AFEBRILE
Occurs with disease or trauma to the hypothalamus HYPERTHERMIA
Drop of 20 mm HG or more whens standing ORTHOSTATICHYPOTENSION
The normal rate and depth of breathing EUPNEA
Heart rate more than 100 beats per minute TACHYCARDIA
Unlabored breathing less than 12 breaths per minutes BRADYPNEA
Measure the amount of oxygen in the blood stream OXYGENSATURATION
The silent killer. Elevated blood pressure more than 120/80 HYPERTENSION
Rapid breathing TACHYPNEA
Blood pressure less than 90 mm HG HYPOTENSION
Measurable outcomes EVALUATION
Collection of data ASSESSMENT

VITAL SIGNS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The reaction of the pupils to light Constrict
An irregular hear rhythm Arrhythmia
The correct term for a BP Monitor Sphygmomanometer
The bottom two chambers of the heart Ventricles
The bottom number in a BP reading Diastolic
The top two chambers of the heart Atria
The lack of a heart rhythm or a "flat line" Asystole
High blood pressure hypertension
Low blood pressure Hypotension
The top number in a BP reading Systolic
A slow heart beat below 60 BPM bradycardia
A fast heart beat above 100 BPM Tachycardia
The number of minutes it takes for a heart rate to return to normal after exercise Five
Low BP as a result of standing up quickly Orthostatic
What is Brandie's favorite color? Blue

Fun with EKGs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The heart's natural pacemaker SA node
An electrolyte; when increased may produce cardiac fibrillation sodium
T wave may be inverted in the presence of __________ ischemia
Myocardial stimulation, resulting in muscle contraction depolarization
Not a shockable rhythm due to no electrical activity asystole
Represents the time interval from the onset of atrial depolarization to the onset of ventricular depolarization PR interval
"Quivering" atrial rate of 350-700 bpm atrial fibrillation
20% increased rate from baseline HR sinus tachycardia
Distortion of an EKG tracing by electrical activity that is non-cardiac artifact
Treatment for Ventricular Fibrillation defibrillation
An electrolyte; when decreased the patient may have a rapid HR, prolonged QT, and/or ST depression potassium
A mnemonic used to aid in remembering the possible causes of cardiac arrest Hs and Ts
A display of a person's cardiac activity electrocardiogram
Saw tooth or ocean-like waves atrial flutter
An indicator of the atrial rate PP interval
Represents the electrical activity of both atria P wave
Antiarrhythmic drug used in codes amiodarone
A tachycardia originating above the ventricles, but not from the SA node supraventricular
Duration of ventricular depolarization and repolarization QT interval
_________ is represented by a tall U wave hypokalemia
Drug used via rapid bolus for synchronized cardioversion adenosine
Slowed rate sinus bradycardia
An irregular rhythm arrhythmia
Treatment for Torsades de Point magnesium
Regular rhythm with one P per each narrow QRS; rate 60-100 bpm normal sinus
An indicator of the ventricular rate RR interval
Simultaneous ventricular depolarization QRS complex
Where most lethal rhythms originate ventricles

TEST YOURSELF: SURGICAL NURSING Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hypotonic, hypertonic, and isotonic (2 words) IV fluids
Bubbliing in this chamber indicates an air leak (2 words) water seal
Occurs in a chest tube when the water level in the water seal chamber rises and falls with respirations tidaling
Oral candidiasis thrush
White patch on buccal mucosa due to superficial fungal infection candidiasis
A vital sign that is a physiologic response to pain tachycardia
A common facial expression seen in patients who are in pain grimacing
Before initial patient contact, before aseptic procedures, after body fluid exposure risk, after patient contact (4 words) moments of hand hygeine
A potential adverse effect of untreated/under-treated post surgical pain immobility
RBC's in the urine hematuria
Little to no urine output oliguria
A systemic reaction to a bacterial infection of the urogenital organs urosepsis
An example of a colloid Voluven
Patient presents with the following vital signs: BP 98/63 (110/78), HR 97 (85), hGb 89 (110), Oxygenation 91% (96%) hypovolemia
A main fluid compartment in the body intracellular
Another word for irregular heart beat arrhythmia
Occurs when disorganized impulses cause the atria to quiver, preventing regular contraction Atrial fibrillation
Term used to decribe caring relationships conveying a concern for the inner life world and subjective meaning for another person transpersonal
Fraction of inspired oxygen fio2
Carpopedal spasm elicited by inflating the BP cuff above the systopic for 3 minutes trousseau sign

MEDICAL CAREERS WORDSEARCH

Type
Word Search
Description

ACTIVE LISTENING
BLOOD PRESSURE
CHEMISTRY
CLINICIAN
COMMUNICATION
DIETICIAN
EMERGENCY
HOSPITAL
IMMUNIZATION
INTENSIVE CARE
LABORATORY
MEDICATION
MICROBIOLOGY
MRI
NURSE
OCCUPATIONAL
PATIENT
PEN LIGHT
PHLEBOTOMY
PULSE
REGISTERED
SCRUBS
SPEECH
STETHOSCOPE
SURGERY
THERAPIST
THERMOMETER
VITAL SIGNS
WOUND CARE
XRAY

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Joint found in the shoulder and hip ball and socket
type of muscle that is voluntary and striated skeletal
occurs when a bone is forced out of its joint dislocation
only type of tissue that is able to contract muscle
flexible connective tissue that makes up our nose and ears cartilage
connects bone to bone ligament
type of joint found in the knee and elbow hinge
place where bones come together joint
connects bone to muscle tendon
muscle tissue found in the heart cardiac
type of muscle that is involuntary; controls breathing, bp, and digestion smooth
occurs when ligaments or tendons are pulled beyond their normal range sprain
helps make red and white blood cells marrow
front of the arm muscles biceps
back of the arm muscles triceps
protects the lungs and other vital organs ribs

PACU knowledge Bingo Cards

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Guedels, LMA, ET, NSpecs
Jaw support
Breathing, RR, O2 sats
Pulse, BP, skin colour
Vital signs, neurovasc obs
dressings, drains, skin integ
visual, non-verbal, verbal
IDC, IV and oral fluids
Orientate, reassure, comfort
Airway managment
0
Anaesthetised
3
AW
RS
2
Dexmethsone, Ondansetron
Post-op nausea and vomiting
No, Registered Nurse
Fentanyl
200 mcg
200 mg
Yes
No

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Cardiac Medications Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Relaxes blood vessels and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart while reducing its workload Vasodilators
Decreases the heart rate and cardiac output, which lowers B/P and makes heart beat slower with less force Beta Blockers
Decreases the clotting (coagulating) ability of the blood Anticoagulants
Causes the body to rid itself of excess fluids and sodium through urination Diuretics
Increases the force of the heart's contractions, which can be beneficial in heart failure and for irregular heartbeats Digitalis Preparations
Suddenly stopping Beta Blockers can lead to what? Hypertensive Crisis
Class III antiarrhythmic drug for A-fib that can cause QT prolongation or Torsades de Pointes Tikosyn
Drug used for chemical cardioversion Adenosine
Cardiac medications that cause severe dry cough Ace Inhibitors
Vasodilator that reduces oxygen consumption to decrease ischemia and relieve pain Nitroglycerin
Administered IV for left ventricular dysfunction and hypoperfusion Dobutamine
These types of medications should be given to patient prior to cardiac cath Antiplatelet Meds
Prior to stress testing, RN should remove this from the patient Nitroglycerin Patch
This medication is not in the crash cart Cardizem
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice should be avoided when taking Statins