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Scan this before administering medications Barcode
Allowed to do this in AcuDose during an emergency Override
The five ________ of medication administration, including medication, patient, dose, time, route. Rights
This lettering system will help distinguish two medications that have similar spellings Tall man
An error that have occurred, but did not reach the patient Nearmiss
The first thing to don before entering the IV room Shoe Cover
Chemotherapy is to be disposed in this colored container Yellow
This class of medication cannot be tubed, and are stored in a LIDDED container with an auxiliary label Paralytic
A technique used to ensure the sterility of medications during preparation Aseptic
QD, QOD, IU, are all examples of what kind of abbreviations? Unapproved

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Pharmacy Week Crossword Puzzle 2017

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# of PGY1s Nine
Admin office Twenty two sixty
Central pharmacy Twenty two ninety
Automatic dispensing cabinets Pyxis
Carousel Talyst
# of PGY2s Two
TJUH Computer System Epic
Government law involving patient privacy HIPAA
Captures pictures of IV preparations Doseedge
TJUH homepage Intranet
Similar medications that replace brand name drugs Generics
When medications are delivered Hourly
Pharmacist that scans medications Checker
Replying to messages In basket
Class of drugs like naproxen NSAIDS
Warfarin monitoring INR
Replaced pagers Iphones
Pharmacists can adjust times Antibiotics
Scanned prior to medication administration Barcode
Where the patient's name and instructions are printed Label
Verifies medication orders Pharmacists
Fills and delivers medications Technicians
Medications in oncology Chemo
IV preparation technique Aseptic
Medications dispensed for the following day Cart Fills

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IV Therapy Crossword

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KVO KEEP VEIN OPEN
The primary chemical component within the body; accounts for 50-70% of adult body weight WATER
A type of IV solution capable of freely crossing capillary walls; administration results in quick, but short-term, plasma expansion; clear solutions that do not contain protein CRYSTALLOIDS
COLLOIDS / A type of IV solution with particles too large to pass through semipermeable membranes; contain proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids; usually have a cloudy appearance COLLOIDS
A colloid that is derived from human blood ALBUMIN
Movement of water across a semipermeable membrane from an area of lower concentration of particles to an area of greater concentration OSMOSIS
The amount of pressure needed to draw a solvent across a membrane OSMOTICPRESSURE
The concentration of solute particles contained in a unit volume of solvent; Normal range is 275 mOsm/L to 295 mOsm/L OSMOLARITY
The total number of solute particles in a unit weight of solvent; Normal is approximately 285 mOsm/kg OSMOLALITY
Another term for osmolality, this can be thought of as a solution's "pulling power"; isotonic, hypotonic, or hypertonic TONICITY
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is the same as that of body fluids; these fluids expand intravascular space without causing fluid shifts ISOTONIC
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is lower than that of body fluids; administration results in fluid shifts from the intravascular space into the intracellular and interstitial spaces HYPOTONIC
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is greater than that of body fluids; administration results in fluid shifts out of the cell and into the intravascular space HYPERTONIC
Fluid within the cells; constitutes approximately 2/3 to 3/4 of total body fluid INTRACELLULARFLUID
Fluid in plasma (intravascular space) and interstitial spaces; constitutes approximately 1/4 to 1/3 of total body fluid EXTRACELLULARFLUID
The rupturing of a cell; can result from rapid or over-administration of hypotonic solutions HEMOLYZE
The tonicity of 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) once the solution is infused and the dextrose is metabolized HYPOTONIC
A patient receiving 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) is at risk for developing this condition as potassium shifts from ECF to ICF during cellular use of glucose HYPOKALEMIA
An isotonic solution that contains Na, Cl, K, Ca, and lactate LACTATEDRINGERS
The only IV fluid compatible with blood transfusions NORMALSALINE
A common bacterial source of cellulitis STAPHYLOCOCCUS
A potential complication of IV therapy; may be in the form of air, blood clot, or catheter EMBOLISM
A potential complication of IV therapy that can occur if an IV push dose of a medication is administered too rapidly SPEEDSHOCK
Symptoms of this complication include acute dyspnea, moist rales, bounding pulses, hypertension, and JVD FLUIDOVERLOAD
If peripheral IV access cannot be obtained in an emergency situation, this type of access should be attempted immediately INTRAOSSEOUS
gtts/mL; 10, 15, 20, and 60 are most common DROPFACTOR
A common cause of pain related to IV therapy; may be caused by administration of irritating or cold IV fluids VENOUSSPASM

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Patient Safety Crossword

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What are two patient identifiers before administering medications Name Birthdate
Label containers for in the presence of the patient Blood
Before initiating a blood transfusion match it to the order
This is needed when administering blood two person verification
Critical test results must be called to the physician
What you do to medications you have drawn up ahead of time label
labeling medications should include the strength
label each medication as soon as it is prepared
Use premixed medications whenever they are available
use approved preixed bags when they are available
Continuous heparin IV should be administered on a pump
All patients should be asked for their list of current medications
Going over a patients medications upon discharge is medication reconciliation

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Medical abbreviations Crossword

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right ear ad
freely/as needed adlib
apply topically top
twice a day bid
sublingual sl
as needed prn
by mouth po
every 3 hours q3h
both eyes ou
every 4 hours q4h
left eye os
every day qd
right eye od
4 times a day qid
left ear al
every other day qod
teaspoon tsp
3 times a day tid
tablespoon tbsp
before meals ac
tablets tabs
at bedtime hs
one half ss
between meals int
milliliters ml
after meals pc
milligrams mg
capsule caps
drops gtt

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Drug Classifications Crossword

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Haloperidol falls into this class of drugs. antipsychotic
This drug is an antihypertensive drug. sotalol
This class of drug causes a patient to urinate. diuretic
Used as an antidote to morphine. naloxone
Use as a first-line drug in emergency situations to bring back blood pressure. epinephrine
An antidiabetic drug that should be held before giving radiocontrast dye. metformin
This drug is an antiseizure medication. divalproex
One of the newer antihistamine drugs that is less sedating. loratidine
A parenteral drug that is used in patients with diabetes and comes in short-acting and long-acting forms. insulin
One of many drugs used to decrease blood lipids and cholesterol. fluvastatin
This drug contains antiseizure, antianxiety, and muscle relaxant actions. clonazepam
This class of drugs is very toxic and used to treat cancer. chemotherapy
The acronym used for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. NSAID
This drug falls in the same class as dobutamine. milrinone
The class of drugs used to treat patients for claustrophobia and stimulate gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors in the brain. Antianxiety
The same answer as #12 Across. chemotherapy
Is considered an antihypertiensive drug. diltiazem
Used to treat a weak heart. digoxin
Used to treat cardiac dysrhythmias. lidocaine
This drug is used in cardiology as an antiplatelet. clopidogrel
An antihistamine drug that is commonly used for treating allergic reactions. diphenhydramine
An antiseizure medication that has a strong animal as the beginning of its name. oxcarbazine
This drug is a muscle relaxing agent that begins with bac–. baclofen
Used for seizures and begins with letter F. fosphenytoin
A drug and vitamin used for treating cholesterol problems. niacin

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Health Care Careers Crossword Puzzle

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Examines eyes for vision problems and defects Optometrist
Provides total patient care by assessing a patients condition, administering medications, dressing changes, starting IVs, giving blood and other treatments Registered Nurse
Doctors who specialize in the care of the teeth and mouth Dentist
A person who is responsible for the planning of individual therapeutic meals to help promote healing Dietician
Relating to or using the methods or principles of science Scientific
A physician specialty who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases and infections by examining cells, tissues, and body fluids of patients pathologist
Provde a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care Support Services
An individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment Patient
Create a picture of patient health status at a single point in time Diagnostic Services
The common name for a physician: a person skilled in the healing arts Doctor
A scientist that studies human genes Geneticist
Manintain or change the health status of the patient over time Therapeutic Services
Use scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care Biotechnology
Provide functions that support and document patient care Health Informatics
Also called heart beat Pulse
A person who dispenses and suggests medications to be used in the treatment of diseases and disorders Pharmacist
Tools you use for a specific task Equipment

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Medical Terminology Crossword

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Descriptive term that means away from the trunk distal
type of physician that specializes in heart conditions cardiologist
medical term that describes inflammation of a tendon tendinitis
joint movement in which the joint angle gets smaller flexion
this joint movement only occurs at the shoulder and hip circumduction
This tool measures joint angles goniometer
A patient with an eye injury or disease would be referred to this specialist ophthalmologist
the prefix term that means "arm" brachi
the prefix term that means "ligament" syndesmo
in the term for the disease fibromyalgia, the part of the term "myalgia" refers to muscle pain
You are writing a note for a patient who is seeing you after surgery. This is a ______-op note post
to describe the tissue surrounding a wound you would use the perfix: peri
the flu shot is an example of an injection that goes into a muscle. The medical term for this type of injection is: intramuscular
The medical term for "under the skin" subcutaneous
You are writing a note and want to indicate that the patient has full active range of motion. What abbreviation do you use? AROM
The note indicates a limit of ADL. What is the patient having trouble with? activities of daily living
blood in a joint cavity is referred to as: hemarthrosis
A patch that administers medicine across the skin (i.e. nicotine patch) can be described as transdermal
suffix with the meaning "pertaining to" al
a fast pulse or heart rate would be called tachycardia
You would examine a patient's skin color for a yellow tint, which is also called Jaundice
a condition of a crooked or bent vertebral column is also known as scoliosis
Your patient just had ACL surgery. What structure was repaired? anterior cruciate ligament
You ask your patient, "what happened?" in order to determine the MOI. What does MOI stand for? mechanism of injury
What is a common format for documentation? SOAP
which range of motion does the clinician perform for the patient? passive
what type of questions should you ask when taking a history? open ended
this abbreviation is used to describe a patient with low back pain LBP
this abbreviation is used when the patient has normal exam results or is within normal limits WNL
This abbreviation is used when a patient is able to walk without assistance or bear their full weight FWB
a concussion does not always result in a loss of consciousness, which is abbreviated as: LOC
this abbreviation can be used to define either gloves (used during wound care) or a health screening prior to sports participation PPE
this abbreviation is used to describe the primary problem or complaint of the patient cc
Pain on the inside of the knee may indicate an injury to this ligament MCL
this abbreviation is used to describe the least amount or minimum range min
When assessing the need for CPR, one would first check for breathing and circulation, often referred to as: ABCs
documented in the "plan" section of a SOAP note, the short term goals are abbreviated as: STG

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Healthcare Vocabulary Crossword

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A contract with a company where the subscriber pays a regular premium in exchange for a defined set of benefits Health Insurance
Reffered to as family doctor/PCP this person administers routine and preventive care, and makes referrals for specialty services when needed. Primary Care Provider
A provider who focuses on one area of medicine. Like a cardiologist or neurologist Specialist
A contracted, pre-determined dollar amount insurance company requires a patient to pay for a particular medical service. (It requires patients to pay a small amount upfront to deter people from seeking medical care that may not be necessary.) Copay
The contracted rate a health insurance company will pay toward a specific medical service. Allowable Charges
A contracted, pre-determined percentage of the allowable charge that a patient is required to pay for a particular medical service (after the deductible is met and before the out-of-pocket maximum is met). CoInsurance
A pre-determined annual amount patient must pay before insurance begins to cover. Deductible
Annual maximum amount patient is required to pay for in-network medical services per his/her insurance plan contract (typically, copay + coins + deductible) Out of Pocket
The person who is responsible for payment of the monthly premium, or whose employment is the basis for the coverage. Subscriber
A person entitled to health insurance benefits under the subscriber’s plan. Covered Member
Insurance Company Payor
A specific package of benefits negotiated between the company and the employer. Plan
Dates during which the insurance plan is active. Effective Dates
Explanation of Benefits is a statement from the insurance company that details payments and adjustments made for services. EOBs go to both the provider and the patient. EOB
/Response from the insurance company that states no payment will be made. (service could be not covered by the insurance plan, or the insurance company may need more information.) Denial
The order in which the claim is sent to insurance companies. If patient has more than one insurance plan, we must determine which insurance should be billed primary, secondary, etc. Primary: the first insurance company designated to pay toward their allowable charges. Secondary: the second insurance company designated to pay toward their allowable charges. Filing Order
The pathway a patient takes from one provider to another. Referrals may be required by insurance before a patient can be seen by the other provider. Referral
The process whereby a physician must obtain insurance approval before a patient receives certain treatment or drugs (study, test, procedure, surgery.) Authorization

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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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Basics of Health Insurance Crossword

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An established schedule of fees set for services performed by providers and paid by the patient fee for service
protection in return for periodic premium payments that provides reimbursement of expenses resulting from illness or injury Health insurance
the sum of money paid at the time of medical service; it is a form of coinsurance copayment
provision frequently is found in medical insurance policies whereby the policyholder and the insurance company share the cost of covered losses in a specified ratio coinsurance
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration known as CHAMPUS
states that when an individual is covered under two insurance policies, the insurance plan of the policyholder whose birthday comes first in the calendar year (month and day, not year) becomes the primary insurance. birthday rule
A term used in managed care for an approved referral authorization
a payment method used by many managed care organizations in which a fixed amount of money is reimbursed to the provider for patients enrolled during a specific period of time, no matter what services were received or how many visits were made. Capitation
a letter or statement from Medicare that describes what was paid, denied, or reduced in payment. EOMB
Pays expenses involved in the care of the teeth and gums Dental care
Protects a person in the event of a certain type of accident, such as an airplane crash Special risk insurance
Often includes benefits for medical expenses payable to individuals who are injured in the insured person’s home or during an automobile accident Liability insurance
Covers a continuum of maintenance and health services for chronically ill, disabled, or mentally retarded individuals Vision care
Provides payment of a specified amount on the insured’s death Life insurance
Pays the cost of all or part of the insured person’s hospital room and board and specific hospital services Hospitalization
a review of individual cases by a committee to make sure services are medically necessary and to study how providers use medical care resources utilization review
40. An insurance term used when a primary care provider wants to send a patient to a specialist referral
periodic (monthly, quarterly, or annual) payment of a specific sum of money to an insurance company for which the insurer, in return, agrees to provide certain benefits premium
person who pays a premium to an insurance company and in whose name the policy is written in exchange for the insurance protection provided by a policy of insurance policyholder
a general practice or nonspecialist provider or physician responsible for the care of a patient for some health maintenance organizations gatekeeper

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