Medical P.P.E. for A Happy Healthy You Crossword

This covers your mouth and nose and prevents transfer of airborne pathogens
these prevent you from getting bloodborne pathogens and other icky germs on your hands
This is loving your friends and your self enough to give them space
how many feet should you have between people to prevent the spread of airborne pathogens when you are masked
the place where used ppe goes
a proven medical prevention of disease contraction
the recommended distance in feet between unvaccinated people
a type of transmission that is indirect due to shared respiration space
the most common practice to repeat many times a day to prevent infections and disease
the act of clearing spaces and surfaces of all pathogens
a period of time separated from the general population in order to prevent the spread of disease
the act of paying attention to what is around you

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

Should be trimmed and clean at all times
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of resident care
These precautions include gowns, gloves, masks, sometimes eyewear
PPE to remove first
The pathogen against which alcohol hand sanitizer is ineffective
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection
You should wash your hands for at least this many seconds
Hepatitis B & C and HIV are spread by this
Extremely small drops of liquid, such as occurs with a sneeze. Can carry infectious organisms
The separation of infected persons from others
Type of disease which can be carried on very small droplets or dust particles that float in the air (Chickenpox, measles, TB)
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)
Residents with _________ are more likely to get UTI
You should perform hand ____________ between care of every resident
_______ care at least twice a day reduces the risk of a resident developing pneumonia
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?
After washing hands, turn off the faucet with a _________ paper towel.
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant?
Hands must be ___________ if they are visibly soiled, or if there has been contact with blood or body fluids
Most health-care-associated infections are transmitted to patients by _________
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _________________.
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace?
____________ is your body’s first line of defense against infection
Be sure reusable equipment is ____________ before you use it on another patient
Never ______ needles after use.

Infection Control Crossword

Infection Control Crossword

What is the name of the infection control nurse at NHOH?
These are items worn to protect employees from blood borne exposures
A patient that is coughing should be given a
The single most effective way to reduce the spread of infection and disease
Type of isolation required for patients that have symptoms concerning for Tuberculosis
This type of isolation is appropriate for a patient with infectious MRSA .
Every body fluid must be considered a potential for
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but not
the quality of being unaffected by a disease
microorganisms capable of producing disease
Bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa
To live anerobic organisms do not need

Bloodborne Pathogens Crossword

Bloodborne Pathogens Crossword

They are transmitted through blood or body fluid
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
PPE required for performing any first aid
The thickening of blood
Vampire food
A serious liver disease that can be prevented with a vaccine
Causes AIDS
An infection that attacks the liver but may have no symptoms
Another word for needles
Sharp metal objects that can transport disease
Blood, saliva, etc.
Waste that poses an environmental danger due to its biological risk
The action of stopping something from happening
An approach to infection control to treat all human blodd and body fluids as if they were known to be infectious
Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available
Equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection
Instruments used to administer medication into veins
The state of being exposed to contact with something
AIDS, HIV, Hepatitis C, etc.
The action or state of making or being made impure by polluting or poisoning

Infection Control Crossword

Infection Control Crossword

Most important defense against the spread of infection.
When moving from dirty to _____ hand hygiene must be performed
Urine testing should only be done when there are 3 of these without catheter, 2 with catheter
Linen, clothing, and food must be ____ when traveling through the halls.
_____ should be encouraged to wash their hands before meals, after toileting, after blowing nose, etc.
Staff with ____ must be off work for 24 hours after last episode.
Staff with stomach symptoms must be off work for 48 ____ after last episode
When serving food, edges of plates, rims of cups/bowls, ends of silverware must not be _____.
Linen should not be ___ against uniform.
Residents with stomach symptoms and/or fever are kept in their room on _____ until cleared to leave.
Alcohol gel is not useful in killing this infection.
Hand Hygiene must be performed frequently and ____ throughout the day.
Staff wear food handler gloves when ____ bread/toast, raw fruit,
Eye dropper tips should never touch the ___.
Dirty linen and laundry should be ______ in the room.
PPE is Personal ______ Equipment.
PPE includes Gowns, Masks, and _____.
Life Enrichment staff ______ items such as bingo chips and tables after each activity.
Blood borne ______ are a group on infections that are carried & transmitted within blood & body fluids.
Linen closet doors must be kept _____ to decrease potential contamination.
Food must be _____ to 40 degrees to prevent bacteria growth
Food being ______ must be maintained at 135 degrees.
Sharps _______ must be reported for workers compensation and infection tracking purposes.
Proper hand hygiene requires at least 20 _____ of washing.
Glucometers should be cleaned after each ___.
Any surface that is touched could potentially be covered with ____.
Lifts should be wiped with a bleach _____ after each resident.
Infectious medical waste should be discarded in ____ bags
The blood spill kits are located in the 200 ____ dirty utility room
The term do we use for everyday practice to prevent spread of infection is ________ precautions
Which of the top 3 blood borne pathogens can you be vaccinated against?

Microorganisms Crossword

Microorganisms Crossword

Microorganisms that cause infectious disease
Pathogen that lives in blood
Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival
Bacteria that live without oxygen
Small microbes that pass through most filters
Microbes that grow on other organisms
Animal pathogen, parasites
The way microorganisms enter the body
Number of portals of entry for microorganisms
Spread of disease by contact with pathogen
Confined to one area of the body
Spread through the body
Usual amount of specific disease in a community
Excess of normal occurrences of a specific disease
Increase in normal number of cases of specific disease in a defined geographic area
Epidemic spread over several countries
Recently appearing infectious diseases in a population
Ingested or injected substances that have ability to inhibit growth or destroy pathogens
Chemical agents that treat disease
Biologic or chemical agents that create immunity
Absence or control of microorganisms
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Bacteriostatic agents used on skin
Bacteriostatic agents used on inanimate objects
Process of destroying all living organisms
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
Organism that lives at the expense of another
Encapsulated bacteria in an inative state

Surgical Asepsis Crossword

Surgical Asepsis Crossword

kills ALL microorganisms & used for items in contact with internal body
transmitted during coughing
disease producing organisms
resistance to disease
found in blood producing disease
spread by air current in a room
cleaning removing debris
susceptible host
someone with a cold
many different routes of transmission
caring for any type of diagnosis
remove microorganisms
soaking instruments
protect workers from HIV & bloodborne pathogens
body is entered
area free of microorganisms
being free of germs

Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

Infection Control Vocabulary  Crossword

the absence of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms
the use of a chemical agent or solution to destroy pathogens
the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface or clothing, bedding and surgical instruments
free from bacteria or other living microorganisms
a specified area such as within a tray that is considered to be free of microorganisms
a medical device that uses temperature and steam to sterilize surgical instruments
guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reducing risk of transmission
personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks
the process of destroying all microorganisms and their pathogenic products
the process of destroying all bacteria
a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms
a route in which a pathogen can enter a susceptible host
the conveyance of a disease from one person to another person or object
a pathogen that causes a disease such as virus, parasite or bacterium
an area for a pathogen to live and develop
acquired or occurring in a hospital
requires oxygen to live
can live and develop without oxygen
human immunodeficiency virus
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
hepatitis b virus
organisms invisible to the naked eye
a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease
a microorganism that cannot cause disease
a disease that can transmitted
a route where a pathogen can leave its host
infection risk

Infection Prevention and Control Word Search

Infection Prevention and Control Word Search
Word Search

airborne precautions
Standard Precautions
contact precautions
alcohol-based rub
fifteen seconds
hand hygiene

New Hire Infection Control Crossword

New Hire Infection Control Crossword

Who is responsible for preventing Hospital Associated infections?
The most important intervention to prevent hospital associated infections is
All _____________ , no mater where they come from, should be considered contaimated
Gloves, gowns, face shields or masks, eye protection, surgical caps, and shoe covers are all examples of
When should you wash your hands after removing gloves?
Isolation gowns should be removed _________ leaving the patient care area
Always wash hands ___________ glove removal
Type of infection spread by contact with patient or items and surfaces in the patients environment
Type of isolotation spread by oral/nasal secretations
Type of infection spread by airborne particles from oral/nasal secreations that float on air currents
Alcohol based hand sanitizers are acceptable in many clinical situations except for after providing care to a patient with C.
Gloves should not be worn in a ______________ unless you are carring something soiled or dirty to another location
When removing a gown, rip/pull if from your body being sure not to _______________________ your clothing

Food borne illnesses Crossword

Food borne illnesses  Crossword

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