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

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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

alarms
antiseptic
assessment
CAUTI
central lines
communication
criticals
disinfect
doublecheck
education
errors
evidence based
hygeine
identifiers
infection
INR
isolation
labeling
monitoring
prevention
prophylaxis
protocols
reconcilitation
risk
safety
standardization
sterile
suicide
time out
verification

Fall Prevention - Fall Reduction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the database that nursing uses to benchmark falls nationally NDNQI
One of the 4 P's Potty
The color used to identify falls risk Yellow
Purposeful hourly ___________ is very effective in reducing falls Rounding
The focus on fall reduction is for safety and improving ________outcomes patient
A component of the visual cue bundle magnet
Name of the fall risk assessment tool that CHS uses Morse
Upon admission the patient should complete the Fall Prevention Pathway on the ______ network Getwell
Stay with the patient in the _______ Bathroom
Apply a yellow _______ when a patient is a fall risk wristband
complete a ______ ______ (2 words) if a fall occurs Care event
Apply nonskid _______ to patients at risk of falling socks
Keep all items within ______ reach
_____ alarms should be used in the bed or chair Posey

NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY WEEK Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All patients undergoing a surgical, invasive, or bedside procedure will have a _____________ performed prior to the start of the procedure. TIMEOUT
The primary mechanism available for reporting adverse patient events, near misses, and good catches REPORTOFEVENT
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (abbrev.) CAUTI
Precautions used when a patient has MRSA CONTACT
Falls often occur when patients go here BATHROOM
Communication between departments and shifts are enhanced when proper ______________ are made HANDOFFS
A culture of ________ encourages and supports the reporting of any situation that threatens the patient SAFETY
An event or situation that did not produce patient injury, but only because of chance NEARMISS
Precautions that are the minimum infection prevention practices that should be used in the care of all patients all of the time STANDARD
The single most important way to prevent the spread of infection HANDWASHING
A potentially life-threatening complication of an infection SEPSIS
Acceptable patient identifier MEDICALRECORDNUMBER
Hospital-Aquired Pressure Injury HAPI
Encourage patients to ________ ___ if they don't understand something about their care SPEAKUP

Patient Safety Week Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To be done everytime you enter or exit a patient room Hand Hygiene
Leaving your papers and computer unattended is a violation of ________. HIPPA
SBAR facilitates prompt and effective communication. What does the "B" in SBAR stand for? Background
Patient's with walkers, canes, lower extremity weakness, are a high risk for _____. Falls
This type of isolation/precaution requires you to wash hands with SOAP and WATER. Enteric
The red binder located at all MA stations is to report __________ diseases. Communicable
Multi dose vials must be labeled with date of opening, initaled by staff who opened vial and given a _______ of 28 days after opening. (Answer is an acronym) BUD
_______ is an online system to report near misses, safety issues and concerns and good catches. (Answer is an acronym) PSEMS
MedStar wide, all meetings and huddles start with a _______ moment. Safety
MedStar continues to advance it's journey to become a High ________ Organization (HRO), with patient at the core of everything we do. Reliability
What does "T" in our SPIRIT values stand for? Teamwork
How do you access the Patient Safety Event Management System (PSEMS)? Starport
_____ ______ are brief daily meetings among teams that are held to share info about potential or existing patient/staff safety issues. Safety Huddles
To keep patient's safe, providers must enter medication orders in the EMR prior to clinical staff administering medication. No _____ orders allowed. Verbal

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 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 Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

PATIENT SAFETY WEEK Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A _______ result is a critical result the physician is aware of and is treating CHRONIC
Improving safety requires an organizational ______ that enables and prioritizes safety. CULTURE
One of the most important infection control measures is _________. HANDWASHING
An Infection Control KPI CAUTI
A good way to document that each step in a process is completed is through use of a _________. CHECKLIST
National Patient Safety Goal #2 encourages improvement of ________ among caregivers. COMMUNICATION
One of the patient identifiers used at MWCH DATE OF BIRTH
Universal protocol requires a ______ before a procedure TIMEOUT
The abbreviation for central line-associated bloodstream infections is _______. CLABSI
Labeling medications should include the STRENGTH
When reporting a critical value, what type of clear communication should be used? (two words) READBACK

CAUTI/CLABSI Crossword

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