Type
Crossword
Description

__________urinary catheters can lead to infection. Indwelling
A ____________ is an external device for urinary incontinence in women purewick
_______ is an infection caused by a urinary catheter cauti
____________is an infection caused by a central line infection clabsi
Activate the safety mechanism of a huber needle while ______________ deaccessing
Patients with central lines should be given a ___ bath CHG
A _________cap should be used on every unused port in an IV set connected to a central line disinfection
Central line dressings are changed on ___________ sundays
An RN may discontinue the foley if the patient meets _______________ criteria
Good _____ care is important if the patient has an indwelling urinary catheter peri

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

Urinary Catheter Care Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Urine samples should be drawn from the sampling port
Foley bags should be drained every ______ hours eight
Tubing that hangs lower than the inlet opening dependent loop
If a catheter is no longer indicated, it should be removed
Frequent peri-care can cause skin breakdown
Foley and perineal care should be done daily, or with episodes of incontinence
Catheter should be secured using a Stat Lock
The canister for urine emptying is good for how many days? One
The Foley bag should be positioned off the floor
The order for Foley removal automatically triggers after ___ hours seventy two

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

CAUTI Competency Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____catheter care should be done with soap and water. routine
Foley care must be provided and documented every _______ shift
You should consult the LIP within ____hours to assess if a foley discontinue order should be written. fortyeight
This type of preventative education is required for a patient with a catheter. cauti
________are the hospital references I should check first. policiesandprocedures
The securement device should be placed on the leg in a way that prevents ______ tension
The catheter bag should always be _____ the bladder. below
Catheter care should be performed after EVERY occurence of bowel ________ incontinence
The proper way to cleanse the catheter tubing is to hold it securely and cleanse starting at the meatus and moving ____ until all soiling is removed. away
The nursing procedure manual provides ____for proper foley care. steps
This is required to be given to all patients that have an indwelling catheter. education
Each shift, the RN must assess and document on urine color and _____. clarity
If my patient's catheter cannot be removed for safety reasons (urology placed, for ex), I would collect the urine sample from the _______. accessport
When providing foley care for a female the _____ should be retracted. labia
Full visualization of the _______ is important to decrease contamination and allow for proper assessment. meatus
I & O cathing a patient multiple times places the patient at a ____ risk of UTI than placing an indwelling catheter. lower
Retraction of the foreskin on an uncircumcised male during catheter care is important because it allows for assessment of inflammation, encrustations, and ______. discharge
If contamintation or a break in sterile technique occurs during catheter insertion you should _____ the procedure. restart
_________ growth is common where the urinary catheter enters the urethral meatus. bacterial
When using a coude catheter the tip should be facing _____. up
When placing a urinary catheter you should use the _______ size. smallest

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

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Improving safety requires an organizational ________ that enables and prioritizes safety. Culture
National Patient Safety Goal #2 encourages improvement of ________among caregivers. Communication
The theme of Patient Safety Awareness week is "_______" for Patient Safety. United
A process or protocol by which the listener repeats key information back to the transmitter of the information so that the transmitter can confirm its accuracy. Readback
One of the most important infection control measures is ____________. Handwashing
The abbreviation for central line-associated bloodstream infections is ______. CLABSI
An event or situation that did not produce injury, but only because of chance. Closecall
A good way to document that each step in a process is completed is through use of a _________. Checklist
"Medication ___________ is the process of creating the most accurate list possible of all medications a patient is taking and comparing that list against the physician’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge orders, with the goal of providing correct medications to the patient at all transition points within the hospital."(Institute for Healthcare Improvement) Reconciliation
Universal protocol requires a __________before a procedure. Timeout
The abbreviation for indwelling catheter associated urinary tract infection is__________. CAUTI

Infection Prevention Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Alert
Isolation
Precautions
Airborne
Bleach
Bundles
Catheter
CAUTI
CDC
Cdifficile
Central
CLABSI
Clean
Contact
CRE
Cultures
Diarrhea
Droplet
ESBL
ESR
Eyeshield
Fever
Foley
Gel
Gloves
Gown
Hands
Harm
Line
Mask
MDRO
MRSA
NHSN
NMDOH
Opportunity
OSHA
Soap
Tubes
Vaccination
VAP
VRE
WBC

Catheter-Associate Urinary Tract Infection Prevention Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to reduce CAUTI the nurse should _____ unnecessary urinary catheters in patients avoid
Always use ________ technique during insertion aseptic
Always ______ urinary catheter usage and duration in all patients minimize
_______ review patients charts for catheter necessity daily
Review urinary catheter insertion ______ prior to foley insertion procedure
Acute urinary _______ is one of the indications for catheter insertion retention
for post-pone patients its important to ________ catheter within 1-2 days remove
Always consider ________ bladder management methods alternative
Empty catheter bag, at least _______ shift every
Always keep track of _________ measurements of urinary output in critically ill patients accurate
Keep catheter bag __________ the level of the bladder below
Prolonged __________ is another indication for indwelling urethral catheter use immobilization
Maintain a sterile, continuously _________ drainage system closed
To maintain unobstructed flow, be sure catheter tubing is not ________ kinked
Do not insert or discontinue catheter without a _______'s order Physician
Scrub all connections between catheter and the drainage tubing for at least 20 _________ seconds
Always fallow physicians ___________ for catheter removal order
It is important to wash the catheter from catheter-metal junction, wiping _________ to the end of the flexible catheter downward
Some of the signs and symptoms of UTI are fever, rigor, flank pain and altered mental _________ Status
Use soap and ______ to perform pericare daily water

Urinary Tract Infections Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What do we drink to change the pH of our urine? Cranberry Juice
What is the proper method of wiping the periarea? Front to Back
What is the common bacteria in our urinary tract that comes from feces? E. coli
What is the most best prevention in the spread of infection? Hand washing
What common external device causes a UTI? Foley Catheter
When an ATB tx is initiated, what else should be initiated to prevent another disease/side effect from occuring? Probiotic
What are one of the organisms that require isolation? VRE
What species of bacteria can occur in patients that are prone to chronic UTIs? Proteus
What is the acronym for Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases that often requires isolation as well? ESBL
What species of bacteria that can occur in other parts of the body and can be deadly? Klebsiella
What is the medical term for burning or pain during urination? Dysuria
What is the medical term for blood in urine? Hematuria
What is the medical term for urinary frequency? Polyuria
What is the MOST common symptom seen in an elderly pt with a UTI? AMS
What is the medical term for when sepsis is caused by a UTI? Urosepsis
What method is required when inserting any type of urinary catheter? Sterile technique
What diagnosis is not valid to leave an indwelling catheter in place? Urinary retention
What is one medical diagnosis that is valid to leave an indwelling catheter in place Neurogenic bladder
What is important to monitor during ATB tx? Vital signs
What is a treatment that we do to help prevent UTIs and encourage to do during ATB tx? Encourage fluids

Safety Quiz Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The abbreviation for indwelling catheter associated urinary tract infections is _____. CAUTI
One of the most important infection control measures is _________. HANDWASHING
The Falls Risk Assessment Tool is Called the (2 words) Morse Scale
There are _______Moments of Hand Hygeine. Four
A daily review of safety needs on your unit(2 words) Safety Huddle
A standardized method of communication between patient care providers including explanation of the situation, background, assessment and recommendations SBAR
The safest way to identify your patient is to look at their__ Armband
CPSI Stands for Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Hourly rounding has been proven to reduce (2 Words) Patient Falls
A thorough history of patient medication use is called BPMH
Pharmacy, Physicians and Dietary must be aware of any potential patient Allergies
The armband and patient photograph are considered( 2 words) Patient Identifiers
Which department is notified of unsafe or broken equipment? Maintenance
Hotel Dieu Shaver's falls prevention Acronym is PEEK in
The color band that identifies a potentially violent patient is Orange
The most common ARO today is MRSA
A patient exhibiting flu-like symptoms should be placed in Isolation