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Infection Control Crossword

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Description

too small to be seen by the naked eye microoriganisms
micro-organisms that cause infection pathogen
small single cell organisms bacteria
resistant form of bacteria, remain viable for years endospores
only grow inside animals richettsiae
organisms that contains genetic material viruses
decompose plants and animals to fill the soil with nutrients. fungus
smallest and least understood of all microbes. prions
complex single cell organisms. protozoa
most micro-organisms do not cause infections normalflora
any place where pathogens can thrive or pose a threat, must have moisture, nutrients, and suitable temperature. reservoir
route through which blood, body fluids, excretions, or secretions leave the body. portal of exit
most dircet way to break the cycle is prevention. transmission
host is touched by infected person transmitting pathogens directly. direct contact
object has been in contact with pathogen. fomite
infected arthropod as a host. vector
any medium that transports pathogens. vehicle
occurs with dust that contains spores or by droplet. airborne
when an infected person coughs, sneezes, speaks, or sings droplet
route pathogens gain entry into a host. portal of entry
a pathogen lives inside. susceptible host
a natural resistance. immune system
born with a certian amount of immunity acquired
occurs following an injection of prepared anitbodies passive
2 million hospitalized patients acquire annually nosocomial
reducing the probability of speading infection asepsis
best way to avoid spreading infection handwashing

Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search

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Sterile
Susceptible Host
Reservoir
Portal of Exit
Portal of Entry
Contaminated
Endogenous
Exogenous
Fomite
Mode of Transmission
Opportunistic
Aerobic
Anaerobic
Chain of Infection
Pathogen
Microorganism
Infection Control
Standard Precautions
Gowns
Gloves
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VRE
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Helminth
Fungi
Protozoa
Virus
Rickettsaie
Bacteria

Infection Control Bingo Cards

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BSP
normal flora
indirect
direct
vehicle
vector
MRSA
reservoir
disinfect
e.coli
droplet
TB
germ
airborne
pathogen
portal of entry
portal of exit
virus
3 ft
sterilize
fungus
antibiotics
swollen/red
athlete's foot
gloves
handwashing
PPE
mode of transmission
staph
polio

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Vital Signs Word Search

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vital signs
stethoscope
sphygmomanometer
hypertension
apical
systolic
diastolic
blood pressure
wheezing
apnea
dyspnea
respirations
brachial
radial
tachycardia
pulse
hypothermic
pyrexic
tympanic
thermometer
temperature

Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

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

Infection Control Week Fun! Word Search

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washing
VRE
viruses
vectorborne
transmission
sterilization
salmonella
routine practices
protection
prions
prevention
MRSA
microorganisms
measles
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influenza
infection
indirect
ICP
health
hands
hand hygiene
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ecoli
droplet
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direct
contact
common vehicle
cleaning
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bacteria
airborne

Medical word search

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Nonfeasance
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Negligence
The Joint Commission
Incident Report
Risk Management
MSDA Sheet
POA
living will
Health History
HIPPA
OSHA
Vital Signs
Medical Terminology
ppe
Biohazard waste
handwashing
sterile gloves
autoclave

Nursing Week Word Search

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Assessment
Assist
Bandage
Basin
Blood pressure
Caring
cholesterol
Clinics
Community
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Florence Nightingale
Friendly
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Health
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Medical
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Patient
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Respirations
Sphygmomanometer
stat
Stethoscope
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tachycardia
Tape
teaching
teamwork
Treatments

Vital Signs Word Scramble

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apical pulse
vital signs
orthostatic hypotension
orthopnea
brachial pulse
expiration
systolic
eupnea
cheyne-stokes respiration
hypothermia
thermometer
sphygmomanometer
tachypnea
radial pulse
bradycardia
diastolic
hypertension
inspiration
tachycardia
prehypertension
stethoscope
respiration
apnea
dyspnea
hypotension

Vital Signs Word Search

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volume
vital signs
tachypnea
tachycardia
systole
sphygmomanometer
pulse pressure
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blood pressure
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