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Never________ needles after use. recap
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace? everyone
These should be trimmed and clean at all times. fingernails
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of patient care. standard
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
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________. gloves
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant? MRSA
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _______. resistance
______ is your body's first line of defense against infection. skin
Most health-care associated infections are transmitted to patients by _____. staff
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection. handwashing
The separation of infected persons from others. isolation
Who has the best infection prevention and control program? BJACH

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Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Infection Control Week Fun! Crossword

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A resident that is coughing should be given a Mask
Every body fluid should be considered as a potential for infection
Which type of isolation precautions would be appropriate for a resident with MRSA Contact
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but are not effective for viruses
The are items worn by staff to protect from the spread of infection PPE
The single most effective way to prevent the spread of infection hand hygiene
what is another way to say hand hygiene (especially when water is used) hand washing
physically separating infected individuals from uninfected is called this isolation
IPAC stands for infection prevention and __________ control
ABHR stands for alcohol based _________ __________ hand rub
when there are several people infected with the same germ, it could be an outbreak
What does TB stand for tuberculosis
ARO stands for antibiotic _______ __________ resistant organism

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Infection Prevention and Control Crossword

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MRSA stands for Methicillin Resistant -------Aureus Staphylococcus
common name for the infection caused by Varicella zoster virus Chickenpox
How an infection gets from one person to another Transmission
ABHR stands for (4 words) Alcoholbasedhandrub
A skin infection caused by a parasite Scabies
Medical term for whooping cough Pertussis
VRE stands for Vancomycin
Get your vaccination for this every Autumn Influenza
Another word for infectious contagious
Objects capable of causing punctures or cuts Sharps
Method of transmission of infection that requires the patient to be isolated in a negative pressure room Airborne
A product that kills or suppresses the growth of microorganisms Antimicrobials
ABHR is also called hand --- Gel
The single most effective way of preventing the transmission of infection (2 words) HandHygiene
How many moments of hand hygiene five

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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
Mask
Goggles
PPE
Infection
Chemical Bath
Autoclave
Handwashing
Sepsis
Sterilization
Disinfectant
Antisepsis
VRE
MRSA
Bacilli
Spirilla
Cocci
Helminth
Fungi
Protozoa
Virus
Rickettsaie
Bacteria

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Standard Precautions Crossword

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Practice hand hygiene whenever gloves are _____. removed
Natural nail tips should be kept less than 1/4 ____ long. inches
Use of gloves reduces the risk of ____ of health-care workers hands with blood and other body fluids contamination
When using an alcohol-based hand rub hands should be rubbed together, covering all surfaces, until the hands are ____. dry
Never wear the same pair of gloves for the care of more than ____ patient /resident. one
Standard precautions and transmission based precautions are designed to prevent the ____ of infectious microorganisms. spread
Your patient has vomited; you should don a ___________ and gloves per Standard Precautions. gown
Cleaning your hands before touching a patient/ resident protects the patient/resident against harmful ____ carried on your hands. microorganisms
A patient/ resident with influenza would require ____ precautions . droplet
When hands are visibly dirty, wash hands with soap and water for at least ____ seconds. twenty
Hand ____ is the undisputed single most effective infection control measure in prevention of HAI's. hygiene
____ nails are not allowed to be worn as they increase the risk to harbor gram-negative pathogens. artificial
Cleaning your hands after touching a patient/ resident and his/her immediate surroundings when leaving the patient/resident's side protects yourself and the health care ____ from harmful germs. workers
Change gloves during patient resident care if moving from a contaminated body site to a ____ body site. another
This type of precaution is applied to all patient/ residents. standard
These do not replace the need for hand hygiene gloves

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Infection Control Crossword

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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

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Infection Control Crossword

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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

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Infection Control Crossword

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What disinfectant is approved for C. diff spores? Dispatch with Bleach
What cleaner has a 1 minute contact time for bacteria/viruses? Chlorox with Hydroge Peroxide
What is the contact time (minutes) for Super Sani Cloths when cleaning toys? Two
How do you clean your hands when caring for a patient with C. diff? Soap and Water
What precautions would require wearing a particulate respirator (N-95)? Airborne
What type of isolation precautions do we follow with Cystic Fibrosis patients? Contact Precautions
How long (months) can MRSA survive on an environmental surface? seven
When can a patient with VRE get their first surveillance culture? one year
How many negative VRE surveillance cultures are required for removing contact precautions? three
How many negative MRSA cultures are required for removing contact precautions? two

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Safety Quiz Crossword

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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

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HAND HYGIENE Crossword

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I WASH MY HANDS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF______________. INFECTION
___________SHOULD BE USED TO TURN THE TAP OFF AFTER WASHING MY HANDS. PAPERTOWELS
I SHOULD WASH MY HANDS FOR AT LEAST__________SECONDS. FIFTEEN
WHEN WASHING HANDS, _________ FRONT,BACK, BETWEEN FINGERS, AND WRISTS. SCRUB
I SHOULD WASH MY HANDS AFTER REMOVING MY_________. GLOVES
THE MOST EFFECTIVE THING I CAN DO TO PREVENT SPREADING GERMS IS___________. HANDWASHING
I SHOULD USE_____ ____ _______WHEN MY HANDS ARE GROSSLY CONTAMINATED. SOAPANDWATER
FOAM HAND SANITIZER SHOULD NOT BE USED IF HANDS ARE VISIBLY________. SOILED
HAND WASHING SHOULD BE DONE BEFORE PATIENT_________. CONTACT
HAND WASHING SHOULD BE DONE_________CONTACT WITH PATIENT'S GOWN. AFTER
WHEN USING FOAM HAND SANITIZER, RUB HANDS TILL_______. DRY
______YOUR HANDS AND THEN APPLY SOAP WHEN WASHING YOUR HANDS. WET
USE A PAPER TOWEL TO_________THE DOOR. OPEN

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