Type
Crossword
Description

when the head of bed is elevated 15-30 degrees LowFowler
when the head is elevated 80-90 degrees highfowler
when the person lies on one side or the other Lateral position
Occupational safety and health administration OHSA
A puncture proof container designed for needles Sharps container
the distortion of a body by 2 oppositely directed parallel forces(can cause skin damage) shearing
Mucous secretion from the lungs, trachea, and bronchi expelled through the mouth Sputum
becoming restless and agitated in the late afternoon, evening or night sundowning
Pertaining to the eardrum tympanic
assisting residents to be aware of time, place and person reality orientation
measures used instead of physical or chemical restraint restrain alternatives
condition of the skin skin integrity
vomitus emesis
type of isolation airborne
resident who shows no interest in activities withdrawn resident
a loss of function or ability impairment
inability to control bladder or bowels incontinence
a chronic disease of the central nervous system multiple sclerosis
person assigned by law as the legal advocate for resident ombudsman
any lesion cause by unreleased pressure pressure ulcer
pertains to muscles and skeleton musculoskeletal
the act of taking what belongs to someone else and using it illegally misappropriation
paralysis of one side of the body hemiplegia
recording what someone eats and drinks Intake
recording what comes out of someones body Output

Pressure Ulcer Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____________ and repositioning residents is important. TURNING
Keeping a residents skin clean and _______ helps prevent pressure ulcers. DRY
______ must be evaluated and updated often when a resident has a pressure ulcer. CAREPLANS
It is important to protect the skin from______. MOISTURE
Preventing weight ____ is important. LOSS
The elderly may be at a greater risk due to the changes in the skin related to AGING
_____ puts a resident at risk. INCONTINENCE
Pressure ulcers can be very painful for a ______. RESIDENT
A pressure ______ is any lesion caused by a constant pressure that harms the tissue underneath the skin. ULCER
A resident being unable to _____ themselves puts him/her at risk. REPOSITION
If a resident has had a pressure ulcer before, he/she is more at ______ for getting another one. RISK
Skin _____ should be done every time the resident gets a shower. CHECKS
_____ is the force that occurs when the skin sticks to a surface and the body slides. SHEAR
Encouraging a resident to eat/drink at _______ can help prevent weight loss. MEALTIMES
Getting enough ______ and protein is very important. FLUIDS
Food _____ records are important for the dietitian/nurses to know when a resident is not eating. INTAKE
As a care_____, you must report to the nurse when residents have a change in their skin. GIVER
Pressure _____ are those areas where bones cause force on the skin and squeezes them against an outside force. POINTS

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

Integumentary system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Abnormal condition of whiteness Albinism
Abnormal condition of baldness Alopecia
Being without little blood vessels Avascular
Presents of bedsore, pressure sore Decubitus
Inflammation of the skin Dermatitis
Upon the skin; top layer of skin Epidermis
Above normal heat Hyperthermia
Below normal heat Hypothermia
Tumor of blackness, usually malignant Melanoma
Presence of pimples Papilla
Pertaining to oil glands Sebaceous
Horny layer of skin Stratum corneum
Approximately 12-15% of total body weight Skin
Repair that takes longer to heal and has more scar tissue Secondary repair
True skin, connective tissue, vascular Dermis
Also called hypodermal layer, attaches the muscle Subcutaneous layer
Comprised most of the epidermis and makes keratin Keratinocytes
Sensory receptors for touch Merkel cells
Makes melanin Melanocytes
Affective in the defense of the skin against microorganisms Langerhans cells
Causes silvery white scales Psoriasis
Painful bacterial infection of the hair follicles or sebaceous glands Boils
Deep flat slightly acidic layer of skin Stratum Corneum
Only on palms and soles of the feet Stratum lucidim
Keratinization process begins Stratum Granulosm
Contains melanocytes and langerhans cells Stratum spinosom
Deepest layer of skin that is always dividing Stratum germinatiuom
Same as a vesicle only greater than 10 mm Bulla
Localized changed in skin color of less than 1 cm in diameter Macule
Solid and elevated; however, they extend deeper than papules into the dermis or subcutaneous tissue, greater than 10 mm Nodules
Solid, elevated lesion less than 1 cm in diameter Papule
Vesicles or bullae that is filled with pus, usually described as less than .5 cm in diameter Pustule
A depression lesion of the epidermis and upper papillary layer of the dermis Ulcer
The same as a nodule only greater than 2 cm Tumor
Accumulation of fluid between the upper layers of the skin; elevated mass containing serous fluid; less than 10 mm Vesicle
Localized edema in the epidermis causing irregular elevation that may be red or pale, may be itchy Hives
Increased sensitivity to sunlight and the risk of getting sunburned Photosensitive
Blocks UVA and UVB rays Sunscreen
Measures the percentage of the body burned Rule of nines
Where the nail is formed Matrix

CNA Units 1-5 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The single most important measure in infection prevention and control is ___________. handwashing
Infection control precautions that are to be used for the care of EVERYONE are called __________. standard precautions
The misappropriation of resident property or taking unfair advantage of the resident's physical or financial resources is called ___________. exploitation
Pathogens can be transmitted by _____________ given off by coughing, sneezing or talking. droplets
Federal Nursing Home Reform Act, or _____________, became law in 1987. obra87
70% of all communications is __________________. nonverbal
An infection acquired within a facility is called a hospital acquired infection (HAI) or ____________________ infection. nosocomial
________________-control practices help reduce the number of disease-producing microorganisms and hinder their transfer from one person to another. infection
Microorganisms that cause disease are called ______________. pathogens
If an infection is spread by touching the source of infection then touching a susceptible body location, it is spread by _________________________. direct contact
Gloves, mask and gowns are examples of __________________. personal protective equipment
___________________ hierarchy of needs is one example of explaining how humans prioritize needs. maslows
This is when an infection is picked up on an object and carried to the person indirectcontact
waterless hand cleaner is not to be used in _____________ preparation areas. food
This is the failure to use the care that a reasonable, prudent and careful person (CNA) would use in a similar situation. negligence
Human pathogens thrive at _____________ temperature. body
What do you wear if you might have contact with blood, body fluids, broken skin or mucous membranes? gloves
An act, or failure to act, that intentionally or recklessly causes harm, or is likely to cause harm to a resident. abuse

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

Physical Therapy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Movement of a limb away from midline of the body ABDUCTION
A movement of a limb toward midline of the body ADDUCTION
Muscular incoordination especially manifested when voluntary muscular movements are attempted ATAXIA
Pertaining to 2 sides of the body BILATERAL
Pertaining to the neck CERVICAL
Pertaining to the trunk CORE
Farthest from center DISTAL
A straightening movement of the spine or limb EXTENSION
An outward turning of the limb away from the body EXTERNALROTATION
A muscle group on the back of the thigh HAMSTRINGS
Excessive movement in the direction of extension HYPEREXTENSION
Movement beyond normal range of motion HYPERMOBILITY
Muscle tone higher than normal HYPERTONIC
Less the normal tone; floppy HYPOTONIC
Lack of firmness in weight-bearing INSTABILITY
An inward turning of the limb toward the body INTERNALROTATION
Pertaining to the lower back LUMBAR
The theoretical lines that divide the body into 2 equal halves MIDLINE
Flat feet PESPLANUS
Lying on the belly, face down PRONE
An involuntary response to a stimulus REFLEX
At rest; not in motion STATIC
Lying on the back, face up SUPINE
The degree of tension normally present in the resting state of a muscle TONE
Movement of body weight from one side to another WEIGHTSHIFT

HAIRCUTTING/ HIRSTYLING Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

WHAT IS A WIDEST PART OF THE HEAD, STARTING AT THE TEMPLES AND ENDING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CROWN,THAT CAN BE FOUND BY PLACING A COMB FLAT ON THE SIDE OF THE HEAD PARIETAL RIDGE
THE ___IS THE HIGHEST POINT ON THE TOP OF THE HEAD, AND CAN BE LOCATED EASILY BY PLACING A COMB ON TOP OF THE HEAD AND NOTICING THAT THE COMB IS RESTING ON THE HIGHEST POINT. APEX
TRIANGULAR SECTION OF THE HEAD THAT BEGINS AT TE APEX AND ENDS AT THE FRONT CORNERS? BANG AREA
AREA BEGING THE APEX AND THE BACK OF THE PARIETAL RIDGE. CROWN
ALSO KNOWN AS PROJECTION OR LIFTING, IS THE DEGREE AT WICH A SUBSECTION OF HAIR IS HELD, OR ELEVATED, FROM THE HEAD WHEN CUTTING ELEVATION
WHAT IS THE ELEVATION, OR DEGREES, CONTAINED IN A BLUNT OR ONE-LENGTH HAIRCUT? 0 DEGREES
THE ANGLE AT WHICH THE FINGERS ARE HELD WHEN CUTTING THE LINE THAT CREATES THE SHAPE IS REFERRED TO AS THE___ CUTTING LINE
WHICH GUIDELINE IS USED IN A BLUNT, ONE LENGTH HAIRCUT,OR USED IN OVERDIRECTION TO CREATE A LENGTH OE WEIGHT INCREASE? STATIONARY
WHICH GUIDELINE INVOLVES A SMALL SLICE OF A PREVIOUS SUBSECTION THAT IS MOVED TO THE NEXT POSITION AND BECOMES THE NEW GUIDELINE? TRAVELING GUIDE
CONVERSATION BETWEEN YOU AND THE CLIENT WHEN YOU FIND OUT WHAT THE CLIENT IS LOOKING FOR , OFFR SUGGESTIONS AND PROFESSIONAL ADVICE, AND COME TO A JOINT DECISION ABOUT THE MOST SUITABLE HAIRCUT. CLIENT CONSULTATION
HAIR___IS THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUAL HAIR STRAND ON 1 SQUARE INCH OF SCALP AND DESCRIBED AS THIN, MEDIUM, OR THICK. DENSITY
HAIR___IS BASED ON THE THICKNESS ON DIAMETER OF EACH HAIRS STRAND, USUALLY CLASSIFIED AS COARSE, MEDIUM, AND FINE. TEXTURE
WHICH TYPE OF SHEARS IS USED MAINLY TO REMOVE BULK FROM THE HAIR,IS OFTEN REFERRED TO AS THINNING SHEAR,TAPERING OR NOTCHING SHEARS. TEXTURIZING
WHEN YOUR SHEAR IS PROPERLY FITTED, THE THUMB HOLE WILL REST AT OR SLIGHTY OVER THE CUTICLE AREA
WICH METHOD INVOLVES CUTTING OR LAYERING THE HAIR IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE FINGERS AND SHEARS GLIDE ALONG THE EDGE OF THE HAIR TO REMOVE LENGTH? SLIDECUTTING
ALSO KNOWN AS SLITHERING, IS THE PROCESS OF THINNING THE HAIR TO GRADUATED LENGTH WITH SHEARS. EFFILATING
TECHNIQUES THE REMOVE WEIGHTS AND ADDS MOVEMENT THROUGH THE LENGTH OF THE HAIR. SLICING

Food borne illnesses Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A Foodborne________, commonly referred to as food "poisoning" is a disease carried to people by food or water. illness
A Foodborne__________, is an incident in which two or more people experience the same illness symptoms after eating a common food. outbreak
___________ or other microorganisms that have contaminated food cause most food borne illness. bacteria
The temperature ________________ is between 41 degrees F to 140 degrees F. danger zone
A foodborne illness can result from a harmful ________ getting into a food that is then eaten by a person. chemical
_________ are another potential source of contamination metals
___________ contaminated include dirt, hair,nail polish flakes, insects, broken glass, and crockery, nails, staples, metal, or plastic fragments, and buts physical
To prevent foodborne illness, foodservice personnel must follow procedures for good personal ___________ hygiene
The temperature danger zone is between _____ degrees to 140 Degrees 41
___________-temperature relationship problems occur because, food is not stored, prepared, or held at required temperatures Time
One of the most common causes of foodborne illness is ______ contamination, the transfer of bacteria from hand to hand, food to food, or equipment to food. Cross
the ___________ method is used most often unless a thermometer cannot register a temperature of 32 degrees F (0 degrees C) ice point
______________ method may be less reliable than the ice-point method because of variation due to high altitude Boiling point
An easy way to determine if hands are rubbed and lathered for 20 seconds is to sing one verse of______________________ Old Mcdonald
cuts, burns, or any kind of break in the skin could harbor harmful__________ that can contaminate food and cause a foodborne illness microorganisms
________ to food cross contamination happens when harmful microorganisms from one to such as unwashed produce, contaminate other foods. food
Bacteria may pass from ___________ to food when the equipment that has touched food has not been properly cleaned and sanitized before being used to prepare another food Equipment
Foodservice ___________ are responsible for learning about food safety and following food safety requirements and guidelines employees
The foodservice __________ is responsible for knowing and implementing the state and local public health department regulations regarding food sanitation and safety manager
The 3 main________ illnesses are Biological, Physical and Chemical foodborne
The harmful microorganisms called ___________ can come from a variety of sources pathogens
__________- spreading pest, such as cockroaches, flies or mice which are attracted to food preparation areas, may contaminate food, equipment, or device areas. Disease
_________ spread organisms from their bodies to food by unclean hands, coughing, sneezing. People
____________ facilities and equipment may spread harmful organisms to people of food Unsanitary
___________ microorganisms may contaminate food during preparation and serving Harmful
The ______ primary ways of preventing foodborne illness are practice good personal hygiene, control time and temperature of foods, and prevent cross contamination three

Tobacco Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An addictive drug found in tobacco leaves and in all tobacco products. Nicotine
Capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings. Addictive
A thick, oily, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns. Tar
passages through which air enters and spreads through the lungs. Bronchi
a poisonous, colorless, odorless gas. carbon Minoxide
ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose. Smokeless Tobacco
a condition in which passages in the lungs become swollen and irritated eventually losing their elasticity. COPD
a process in which the body needs more and more of a drug to get the same effect. Tolerance
a type of addiction in which the body itself feels a direct need for a drug. Physical Dependence
Physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance Withdrawal
Products that assist a person in breaking a tobacco habit. NRT
a return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop. Relapse
Environmental tobacco smoke Secondhand Smoke
smoke that comes directly from a burning cigarette, pipe, or cigar. Sidestream Smoke
smoke that is exhaled by a smoker. Mainstream Smoke
A nonsmoker who breathes in secondhand smoke Passive Smoker
pressure you feel to go along with harmful behaviors or beliefs of others your age. Negative Peer Pressure

EMT Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lack of oxygen reaching the body's tissue hypoxia
elevated blood pressure hypertension
triad that contains signs of a cardiac tamponade Becks
stiffening of the body (definitive sign of death) rigor mortis
shortness of breath/ difficulty breathing dyspnea
membrane lining the chest cavity parietal pleura
where the trachea divides into right and left mainstem bronchi carina
introduction of vomitus or other substances into the lungs aspiration
first three things assessed on a patient ABC
membrane that covers the lungs visceral pleura
process of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide respiration
condition in which air fills the stomach gastric distention