Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

When providing care, Treatment, and services staff should always check these two patient Identifiers
___________ is an appropriate identifier when conducting the two patient identifier process. Name
Containers used for blood and other specimens must be labeled in front of the patient.
The labeling of all medications , medication containers, and solutions is a risk reduction activity
___________ is done by 2 individuals qualified to participate in the procedure whenever the person verifying the medication of solution is not the person who will be administering it. Verification
___________are more likely than others to cause harm due to complex dosing, insufficient monitoring, and inconsistant patient compliance. Anticoagulant medications
____________is a vital component of an anticoagulation therapy program that will help achieve better patient outcomes. Patient Education
The fact that a large number of people take multiple medications and the complexity of managing these medications makes ____________ an important safety issue. Medication reconciliation
The role of the nurse in the medication reconciliation process is to collect the ________ medication list.
_________ are intended to alert caregivers to potential patient problems. Clinical alarm systems
__________ is one of the most important ways to address hospital acquired infections. Hand hygiene
Suicide of a patient while in a staffed, round the clock care setting is a frequently reported type of ___________. sentinel event
___________ applies to all surgical and non-surgical invasive procedures. Universal protocol
The purpose of the________ is to conduct a final assessment that the correct patient , site, and procedure are identified. time-out

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

Patient Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The 2 patient identifiers used at BHMC are name and medical _______ number record
A _______ result is a critical result the physician is aware of and is treating. chronic
One of the most important infection control measures is _________. handwashing
Universal protocol requires a ______ before a procedure. timeout
The abbreviation for central line-associated bloodstream infections is _______. CLABSI
The abbreviation for indwelling catheter associated urinary tract infections is _____. CAUTI
National Patient Safety Goal #2 encourages improvement of ________ among caregivers. communication
The theme of Patient Safety Awareness week is "______" for Patient Safety. united
A good way to document that each step in a process is completed is through use of a _________. checklist
Improving safety requires an organizational ______ that enables and prioritizes safety. culture
Patient Safety Organization PSO

Patient Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What are two patient identifiers before administering medications Name Birthdate
Label containers for in the presence of the patient Blood
Before initiating a blood transfusion match it to the order
This is needed when administering blood two person verification
Critical test results must be called to the physician
What you do to medications you have drawn up ahead of time label
labeling medications should include the strength
label each medication as soon as it is prepared
Use premixed medications whenever they are available
use approved preixed bags when they are available
Continuous heparin IV should be administered on a pump
All patients should be asked for their list of current medications
Going over a patients medications upon discharge is medication reconciliation

Patient Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

when reporting a critical value, what type of clear communication should be used? readback
Two medical staff must verify these products blood
one of the most important ways to prevent Hospital Associated Infections (two words) handhygiene
use at least two patient ___ when providing care 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
a task performed by the surgical team members before a surgery begins which include correct patient identity, site and procedure timeout
how many moments of hand hygiene five
method of transmission of infection that requires the patient to be isolated in a negative pressure room airborne
MRSA stands for ___ Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Methicillin
Estimates show that in developed countries as many as 1 in ___ patients is harmed while receiving hospital care. The harm can be caused by a range of errors or adverse events. ten
___ (two words) is an approach to infection control to treat all human blood and certain human body fluids as if they were known to be infectious for HIV, HBV and other bloodborne pathogens universal precautions
7R (right patient, right drug, right dose, right time, right record, right to refuse, right ___ route
wrong dose of medication being prescribed but detected before it is administered to the patient (two words) nearmiss
take blood pre and post pottasium correction but send the same sample intentionally (pre sample) twice and resulting in over correction violation
Look Alike Sound Alike Medication LASA
absence of preventable harm to a patient during process of health care (two words) patientsafety
to improve accuracy of patient identification-MPSG no ___ five
to improve medication safety - MPSG no ___ seven
First or above all , do no _____ (Hippocrates Oath) harm
____ Surgery, Saves Lives safe

PHARMACY FUN CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Professional in charge who dispenses medicine PHARMACIST
Hypersensitive response of the immune system ALLERGICREACTION
Mixture that must be shaken before use SUSPENSION
Doctor’s instructions for dispensing medication PRESCRIPTION
Drugs should be kept in their original _______ BOTTLE
A similar medicine that replaces a brand name drug GENERIC
Room where drugs are prepared and dispensed DISPENSARY
Class of drugs like ibuprofen or aspirin NSAIDS
Amount of medication taken DOSE
Action of combining multiple drugs for personalized treatment COMPOUNDING
Where the patient name and instructions are printed LABEL
Situation when a substance affects a drug’s activity INTERACTION
Type of drug used to treat blood clots ANTICOAGULANT
Heroin replacement METHADONE
IV Nutrition TPN
Brand Name Zithromax AZITHROMYCIN
Medication administered pr ENEMA
Medication reconciliation HISTORY

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

Health Science 2 Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Advances in medicine reach the general public through the health care system
These facilities are equipped to handle a broad range of medical needs, including emergency and surgical services General hospitals
Unlike general hospitals, specialty hospitals limit their practices to a specific age or condition. Specialty hospitals
Federal, state, and local governments operate these hospitals. Government hospitals
This type of medical facility often is the home to research and educational programs University or College hospitals
these facilities house elderly patients who can no longer live independently because of heath or other issues. Long-term care facilities
those that do not require a hospital stay outpatient procedures
meaning illnesses that will be fatal terminal illnesses
or care for the terminally ill, is also often delivered in the home. Hospice care
controlling symptoms and making the person as comfortable as possible while allowing them to die with dignity. palliative care,
is both a health service and health insurance. HMO
. One of the largest government insurance programs is Medicare
especially among the elderly who are more likely to have health issues Medigap
the government also provides insurance for those who cannot afford it Medicaid
are the professionals who administer the health care. They all work together to make sure that all aspects of the patient’s health are monitored. Health care teams
the doctor patients see regularly to maintain overall health, is the leader of the team. These doctors are known as general practitioners, or family doctors, primary care physician
these professionals acquire more education and skills than a registered nurse and can perform some services generally reserved for doctors. nurse practitioners
These health professionals are responsible for filling prescriptions and dispensing medications. Pharmacists
the study of disease Epidemiology
the relationships between social and economic elements, also shape health services Socioeconomics

2019 Patient Safety Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A wrong label placed on a specimen may result in the patient being ____________. Misdiagnosed
A ________ _________ is an error that was identified before it reached the patient. Good Catch
Patient engagement results when staff create ________________ with patients and involve them in self-care activities. Partnerships
________ is the condition of being free from harm or risk, as a result of prevention and mitigation strategies. Safety
A _________ _________ _________ brings clarity and a common purpose to patient safety work. Shared Mental Model
Age, condition, and medications may increase a patient's risk of _______. Falling
Extended or double shifts may lead to ____________, a human factor that could result in an error. Fatique
_______________ _________ is the #1 cause of medical errors. Communication Error
A technique used to facilitate prompt and appropriate communication. SBAR
__________________ is an evidence-based framework for optimizing team performance across an organization. TeamStepps
Planned periods of quiet and/or interdisciplinary discussion focused on ensuring key procedural details have been addressed. Time out
___________ are signals that precede adverse events and when identified, they may help catch errors before they reach the patient. Triggers
A method used to express concern about an unsafe situation, "I am Concerned, I am Uncomfortable!, This is a Safety issue! CUS
A strategy that has the potential to improve the effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of a healthcare system. Care Coordination
A place for collecting, managing, and reporting safety events. RL Solutions
Group beliefs, values, attitudes, perceptions, competencies, and patterns of behavior that determine the organizations' commitment to quality and patient safety. Safety Culture
A tool used to help organizations conduct proactive risk assessments. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
A program implemented by The Joint Commission to educate patients about healthcare processes and potential safety issues and to encourage them to speak up when they have safety concerns. Speaking Up
A patient safety event (not primarily related to the natural course of patient illness or underlying condition) that reaches the patient and results in either death, permanent harm, or severe temporary harm. Sentinel Event
A circumstance that may increase the probability of an adverse event. Hazardous Condition

Patient Safety Awareness 2017 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Brief pause immediately before an invasive procedure to verify patient identity, site, & procedure timeout
JPSR stands for _____ Patient Safety Reporting? joint
How many days are allotted for PSR completion after a PSR is submitted? seven
The 3 P's of the Health Readiness Center are Predict, ______, and personalize. prevent
You can report a patient safety event by filling out a PSR form which is located where? desktop
The Patient Safety office is located nearest the _____ entrance. north
Discussing a patient's diagnosis and treatment with a group of your friends is a _____ violation. HIPAA
Medication ______ helps avoid medication errors (omissions, duplications, interactions, etc.) RECONCILIATION
The two patient identifiers used at RAHC are full name & _______. DATE OF BIRTH
Ineffective ________ is the leading cause of medical errors and patient harm. communication
_________ patients & families in communication is a key component of safe, effective health care. engaging
WHO stands for ________ Health Organization. world
Patient safety is the _________ of high-quality health care. cornerstone
_________ is responsible for patient safety. everyone
Effective _____ plays a pivotal role in promoting patient safety and quality care. teamwork
What is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections? handwashing
A ______ is a product that produces immunity from a disease. vaccine
MSA stands for medical service ________. assistant
Latent tuberculosis is ______ contagious. never
The science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs. pharmacy
Health ____ is an individual's ability to read & comprehend essential health related materials. literacy
Medical terminology used by medical personnel that may be difficult for patients to understand jargon
At least ____% of the US population cannot understand or use information provided by their clinician. fifty
The 5 general pricipals used in the Culture of Safety Model (informed, reporting, just, ______, and flexible culture) learning
The purpose of the National Patient Safety Goals is to ______patient safety. improve
The free, uninhibited flow of information that is open to the scrutiny of others intended to create a true culture of safety transparency

PATIENT SAFETY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The color used to represent patients as a high risk for a fall? YELLOW
Foam in Foam _______? OUT
Number of Patient Safety goals? SEVEN
Name and birthdate are patient _________? IDENTIFIERS
What type of rounding prevents falls? HOURLY
We act as a _________ to keep patients safe? TEAM
What is the A in SBAR? ASSESSMENT
Communication between department and shift is enhanced when proper _________ are made. HANDOFF
A culture of _________ encourages and supports the reporting of any situation that threatens the quality of patient care. SAFETY
A fall with injury, preventable stage II pressure ulcer, delay in treatment and wrong site procedure are all examples of what? PATIENT SAFETY EVENT
Necessary prior to procedure. TIMEOUT
All patients should be asked for their list of current. MEDICATIONS
Critical test results must be called to the. PHYSICIAN
Going over a patients medications upon discharge is medication. RECONCILIATION