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A wrong label placed on a specimen may result in the patient being ____________. Misdiagnosed
A ________ _________ is an error that was identified before it reached the patient. Good Catch
Patient engagement results when staff create ________________ with patients and involve them in self-care activities. Partnerships
________ is the condition of being free from harm or risk, as a result of prevention and mitigation strategies. Safety
A _________ _________ _________ brings clarity and a common purpose to patient safety work. Shared Mental Model
Age, condition, and medications may increase a patient's risk of _______. Falling
Extended or double shifts may lead to ____________, a human factor that could result in an error. Fatique
_______________ _________ is the #1 cause of medical errors. Communication Error
A technique used to facilitate prompt and appropriate communication. SBAR
__________________ is an evidence-based framework for optimizing team performance across an organization. TeamStepps
Planned periods of quiet and/or interdisciplinary discussion focused on ensuring key procedural details have been addressed. Time out
___________ are signals that precede adverse events and when identified, they may help catch errors before they reach the patient. Triggers
A method used to express concern about an unsafe situation, "I am Concerned, I am Uncomfortable!, This is a Safety issue! CUS
A strategy that has the potential to improve the effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of a healthcare system. Care Coordination
A place for collecting, managing, and reporting safety events. RL Solutions
Group beliefs, values, attitudes, perceptions, competencies, and patterns of behavior that determine the organizations' commitment to quality and patient safety. Safety Culture
A tool used to help organizations conduct proactive risk assessments. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
A program implemented by The Joint Commission to educate patients about healthcare processes and potential safety issues and to encourage them to speak up when they have safety concerns. Speaking Up
A patient safety event (not primarily related to the natural course of patient illness or underlying condition) that reaches the patient and results in either death, permanent harm, or severe temporary harm. Sentinel Event
A circumstance that may increase the probability of an adverse event. Hazardous Condition

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Work Health and Safety Crossword

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The Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) often referred as ____ Health and Safety Occupational
As a business owner there are _____ requirements that you must comply with to ensure your workplace meets WHS obligation Legal
WHS involves the assessment and migration of risks that may impact the health, safety or ____ of those in your workplace Welfare
One of the responsibility of an employer is to provide safe _______ Equipment
One of the responsibly of an ________ is to protect their own health and safety Employee
Anything with the potential to cause injury Hazard
The likelihood of this hazard resulting in an injury Risk
One of the step to manage work health and safety risks is to ______ hazards identifying
Codes of _____ are practical guides to achieving the standards of health, safety and welfare required under the Work Health and Safety Act and WHS Regulations in jurisdiction Practices
An employee has a legal duty to _____ with an employer Cooperate
An employer has a legal duty to provide Supervision
There are many hazards in an office such as incorrect workstation set-up, poor lighting, poor layout of furniture and equipment, poor ___________ etc... housekeeping
One of the hazards when working in an office environment is ________ hazards Equipment
A disorder you get from sitting too long in an office Backpain
Some of the leading type of disabling office accidents are: falls and slips, _____ and over-exertion, struck by or striking against object and caught in object strains
The type of basic hazard categories is ______, chemical, biological and ergonomic physical
Some of the safe work practices are to never stand on the char or table to reach anything. The top of your computer should be at ____ level to avoid neck strain. Use safe lifting practices (bending your knees) eye
Loose lying cables can cause: tripping hazards, _________ and damage to equipment electrocution
If injuries or accident happen you must report all injuries or accident __________ straightaway
Duties of employers to their employees is to train them, provide protection and maintain a healthy working __________ environment

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Ethics & Legal Terms Crossword

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Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse. Abuse
legal doctrine related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime Aiding & Abetting
A threat or attempt to inflict offensive physical contact or bodily harm on a person (as by lifting a fist in a threatening manner) that puts the person in immediate danger of or in apprehension of such harm or contact Assault
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without the person's consent Battery
The issuing of a statement or certificate by a professional organization to a person who has met the requirements of education and/or experience and who meets the standards set by the organization Certification
Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future, or the use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child Coercion
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something Defamation
A system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine Ethics
A clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or written, and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear (informed consent Expressed Consent
An intentional tort; the intentional unjustified, nonconsensual detention or confinement of a person within fixed boundaries for any length of time. Restraint may be physical, chemical, or emotional False Imprisonment
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information HIPAA
An agreement by a patient to allow disclosure of private health information in cases in which the patient has been informed about the information to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, and his or her right to object to the disclosure, but has not done so. Implied Consent
A formal agreement that a patient signs to give permission for a medical procedure (such as surgery) after having been told about the risks, benefits, etc. Informed Consent
Illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient. Invasion of Privacy
An area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party. Law of Agency
The branch of law that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems. Laws
Responsible by law; legally answerable Liable
A false accusation written, printed, or typewritten, or presented in a picture or a sign that is made with malicious intent to defame the reputation of a person who is living or the memory of a person who is dead, resulting in public embarrassment, contempt, ridicule, or hatred. Libel
The state or condition of having a license granted by official or legal authority to perform medical acts and procedures not permitted by persons without such a license Licensure
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official Malpractice
Concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior Morals
Fail to care for properly Neglect
The failure to do something that a reasonable person of ordinary prudence would do in a certain situation or the doing of something that such a person would not do Negligence

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Patient Safety Week Crossword

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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

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Food borne illnesses Crossword

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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

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Mental and Emotional Health Crossword Puzzle

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condition or quality of being sad sadness
the intentional act of attempting to kill one's self suicide
mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person stigma
treatment for OCD psychotherapy
an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors OCD
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome anxiety
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances stress
feelings of severe despondency and dejection depression
a common mental illness defined by feelings of uneasiness, worry and fear anxiety disorder
disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event PTSD
example of a symptom of OCD fear of germs
cause of OCD genetics

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Patient Safety Awareness 2017 Crossword

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Brief pause immediately before an invasive procedure to verify patient identity, site, & procedure timeout
JPSR stands for _____ Patient Safety Reporting? joint
How many days are allotted for PSR completion after a PSR is submitted? seven
The 3 P's of the Health Readiness Center are Predict, ______, and personalize. prevent
You can report a patient safety event by filling out a PSR form which is located where? desktop
The Patient Safety office is located nearest the _____ entrance. north
Discussing a patient's diagnosis and treatment with a group of your friends is a _____ violation. HIPAA
Medication ______ helps avoid medication errors (omissions, duplications, interactions, etc.) RECONCILIATION
The two patient identifiers used at RAHC are full name & _______. DATE OF BIRTH
Ineffective ________ is the leading cause of medical errors and patient harm. communication
_________ patients & families in communication is a key component of safe, effective health care. engaging
WHO stands for ________ Health Organization. world
Patient safety is the _________ of high-quality health care. cornerstone
_________ is responsible for patient safety. everyone
Effective _____ plays a pivotal role in promoting patient safety and quality care. teamwork
What is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections? handwashing
A ______ is a product that produces immunity from a disease. vaccine
MSA stands for medical service ________. assistant
Latent tuberculosis is ______ contagious. never
The science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs. pharmacy
Health ____ is an individual's ability to read & comprehend essential health related materials. literacy
Medical terminology used by medical personnel that may be difficult for patients to understand jargon
At least ____% of the US population cannot understand or use information provided by their clinician. fifty
The 5 general pricipals used in the Culture of Safety Model (informed, reporting, just, ______, and flexible culture) learning
The purpose of the National Patient Safety Goals is to ______patient safety. improve
The free, uninhibited flow of information that is open to the scrutiny of others intended to create a true culture of safety transparency

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Quality Week Crossword Puzzle

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Federal program for low income population medicaid
Federally funded health insurance for 65 yrs or older medicare
A Doctor who treats only a certain part of the body or a certain condition specialist
A member disagreement regarding unauthorized health services appeal
A person's wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will advancedirective
Law restricting access to a patient's personal health information hipaa
Formal member complaint grievance
Unanticipated event resulting in death or serious injury (2 words) sentinelevent
Admitted to the hospital a second time within 30 days readmission
Process to help identify what, how and why an event occured to prevent future occurence (3 words) rootcauseanalysis
The right care, at the right time, in a format that the member can understand, is described as what kind of access? meaningful
An official inspection of an organization's accounts or processes audit
A life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to infection injures its own tissues sepsis
Quality Improvement Project QIP
Patient _________is the measure of how content a patient is with their healthcare and an important indicator of quality. satisfaction
Lodging of a blockage-causing material inside a blood vessel embolism
The California agency that protects managed health care consumer's rights and ensures a stable health care delivery system. DMHC
A standard or point of reference against which things may be compared or assessed benchmark
List of drugs approved by an insurance plan formulary

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UNIT 1 Crossword

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This word literally means to cut a vein PHLEBOTOMY
This was used for general phlebotomy to open an artery or vein, today it is related to a lancet. Fleam
An overproduction of Red Blood Cells ( RBC's) polycythemia
Doing what is right regardless of the circumstances and in all situations or interactions is showing what quality? integrity
System of policies or principles that regulate what should and should not be done by those who work in the healthcare setting. code of ethics
The study of nonverbal communication kinesics
The study of and individuals use of space proxemics
An infection control strategy that states all patients are considered potentially infectious universal precautions
type of consent without verbal or written expression of consent implied
Type of consent when the patient is given adequate information regarding the risks, method and consequences of the procedure informed
When the alleged injured party sues for monetary damages civil action
Doing something a reasonable person would not do or not doing something a reasonable person would do negligence
A deceitful practice or false portrayal of facts, often done to obtain money or property fraud
identifying and minimizing situations that pose a risk to patients or employees risk management
Compares current results of a laboratory test with previous results for the same test on the same patient delta check

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Toxicology Crossword

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the branch of science concerned with the nature, effects, and detection of poisons toxicology
substance introduced into the environment toxicant
relating to or denoting a substance, typically a synthetic chemical, that is foreign to the body or to an ecological system xenobiotic
the degree to which a substance can damage an organism toxicity
a quantity of a medicine or drug taken or recommended to be taken at a particular time dose
the state of being exposed to contact with something exposure
situation that poses a level of threat to life, health, property, or environment hazard
the time during which something continues duration
the rate at which something occurs or is repeated over a particular period of time or in a given sample frequency
between acute and chronic subacute
the period is usually as long as a month but less than 10% of a lifetime subchronic
persisting for a long time or constantly recurring chronic
branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine (more specifically pharmacology) concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms toxicologists
a systematic process of evaluating the potential risks that may be involved in a projected activity or undertaking risk-assessment
the amount of a drug or other substance that will cause death when administered lethal-dose
any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that is an agent directly involved in causing cancer carcinogens

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Safety Crossword

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The shared values and beliefs of the individuals in the organization Culture
set of instruction to guide the care of a patient Protocol
Safe guards placed to help prevent error Safety Barrier
We can avoid most error by practicing low-risk behaviors
High risk situation + High risk behavior = Safety Event
An event that occurs reaching the patient causing moderate to severe harm Serious Safety Event
An event reaching the patient causing minimal or no detectable harm Precursor Safety Event
An event that does NOT reach the patient caught by detection barrier Near Miss Safety Event
Near miss safety events often lead to Good Catch Award
Structured hand-off: Patient/Project, Plan, Purpose, Problems, Precatutions The 5Ps
Communication tool for issues requiring action: Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation SBAR
Tool to help clarify questions Repeat-Backs/Read-Backs
Ask questions, request a change, voice a concern, invoke chain of command Check & Coach
Questioning attitude to validate and verify Stop & Resolve
Self-Checking: Stop, Think, Act, Review STAR
System used to report incidents IRIS
Any happening which is not consistent with the routine operation of a facility, service or care that is likely to lead to an adverse event Incident
Non-punitive acknowledgement of incidents to promote quality management practice Incident reporting

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