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The first step in the sterilization process Cleaning
Suffix meaning surgical restoration Plasty
Inanimate objects that can transmit bacteria are called Fomites
Enzyme that breaks down protein Protease
An automated washers' key source of disinfection Heat
The use of heat to kill all microorganisms, except spores is called ___________ disinfection. Thermal
The weakest part of a steam sterilizer is the door
Permissible exposure levels for low-temperature sterilization methods are established by the (Acronym) OSHA
When patient equipemtn enters a healthcare facility, it must be checked by a ____________ technician before it is cleared for patient use. Biomed
All patient care equipemtne that was dispensed for use must be condisdered __________ and handled as such, regardless of appearance. contaminated
The most important factor necessary for teamwork. Attitude

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Decontamination and Infection Control Crossword

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Something that makes a place or substance no longer suitable for use Contaminant
The process that completely destroys all microbial life including spores Sterilization
Chemical germicides for use on skin; registered and regulated by the FDA Antiseptic
Chemical process that uses specific products to destroy harmful organisms (except bacterial spores) on environmental surfaces disinfection
Chemical that destroys fungus Fungicide
Chemical products that destroy all bacteria,fungi,and viruses (but not spores) on surfaces Disinfectants
Information compiled by the manufacturer about product safety, including the names of hazardous ingredients, safe handling and use procedures, precautions to reduce the risk of accidental harm or overexposure, and flammability warnings MSDS
What level disinfectants are effective for cleaning blood and body fluids Hospital
Created as a part of the U.S Department of Labor to regulate and enforce saftey and health standards to protect employees in the workplace OSHA
Chemical that destroys viruses Viricides

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Microorganisms Crossword

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Microorganisms that cause infectious disease Pathogens
Pathogen that lives in blood Blood-borne
Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival Aerobic
Bacteria that live without oxygen Anaerobic
Small microbes that pass through most filters Virus
Microbes that grow on other organisms Fungus
Animal pathogen, parasites Protozoa
The way microorganisms enter the body Portals
Number of portals of entry for microorganisms Five
Spread of disease by contact with pathogen Contagion
Confined to one area of the body Localized
Spread through the body Systemic
Usual amount of specific disease in a community Endemic
Excess of normal occurrences of a specific disease Outbreak
Increase in normal number of cases of specific disease in a defined geographic area Epidemic
Epidemic spread over several countries Pandemic
Recently appearing infectious diseases in a population Emerging infection
Ingested or injected substances that have ability to inhibit growth or destroy pathogens Antibiotics
Chemical agents that treat disease Chemotherapy
Biologic or chemical agents that create immunity Immunizations
Absence or control of microorganisms Asepsis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
Bacteriostatic agents used on skin Antiseptics
Bacteriostatic agents used on inanimate objects Disinfectants
Process of destroying all living organisms Sterilization
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus MRSA
Organism that lives at the expense of another Parasite
Encapsulated bacteria in an inative state Spores

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Chapter 5: Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

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What is the abbreviation for Occupational Safety and Health Administration? OSHA
What sheet is required for chemical manufacturers and importers assess and communicate the potential hazards associated with their products? Safety Data Sheet
The _______ registers all types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States. EPA
_________ are one-celled microorganisms that have both plant and animal characteristics. Bacteria
There are thousands of different kinds of bacteria that fall into two primary types: ___________ and nonpathogenic? pathogenic
Most bacteria are _______________; in other words, they are harmless organisms that may perform useful functions. nonpathogenic
___________ are harmful microorganisms that can cause disease or infection in humans when they invade the body. Pathogenic
_______________ are pus-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling a string of beads. They cause infections such as strep throat and blood poisoning. streptococci
____________ are short, rod-shaped bacteria. They are the most common bacteria and produce diseases such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis, and diphtheria. bacilli
When they reach their largest size, they divide into two new cells. This division is called _______ ___________. binary fission
___________ is a condition by which the body reacts to injury, irritation, or infection by showing redness, heat, pain, and swelling. inflammation
A ________ _________, such as a pimple or abscess, is confined to a particular part of the body and appears as a lesion containing pus. local infection
What organism can clients bring into the salon where it can infect others? The bacteria can be carried by clients who are unaware they are harboring a dangerous pathogen. MRSA
Acquired Immune Deficiency syndrome is caused by the ____ virus. HIV
What is a submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in the cells of a biological organism? virus
Some of the viruses that plague humans are measles, mumps, chicken pox, smallpox, rabies, yellow fever, hepatitis, polio, _________, and HIV (which causes AIDS). influenza
__________ are colonies of microorganisms that adhere to environmental surfaces, as well as the human body. Biofilms
The HIV virus is spread mainly through the sharing of _________ by IV drug users and by unprotected sexual contact. needles
What is a single-cell organism that grows in irregular masses that include molds, mildews, and yeasts? fungi
What are organisms that grow, feed, and shelter in or in another organism, while contributing nothing to the survival of that organism? parasites
__________ is a contagious skin disease and is caused by the itch mite, which burrows under the skin. scabies
_________ is the ability of the body to destroy, resist, and recognize infection. Immunity
_________ ___________ is immunity that the body develops after overcoming a disease, through inoculation, or through exposure to natural allergens such as pollen, cat dander, and ragweed. acquired immunity
What is the process by which all microbial life is destoyed? sterilization
What is the process that eliminates most, but not necessarily all, microorganisms on nonporous surfaces? disinfection
Disinfectants must have ________ claims on the label. efficacy
Properly cleaned implements and tools, free from all visible debris, must be completely ___________ in disinfectant solution. immersed
All disinfectants are inactivated in the presence of many substances. It is _________ to use soap or a detergent first to thoroughly clean the equipment and remove all debris. Never mix detergents with disinfectants and always use in a well-ventilated area. critical
Quaternary ammonium compounds are also known as _______. quats
___________ disinfectants, known as tuberculoidal, are a form of formaldehyde. phenolic
Household bleach, a 5.25% sodium ___________, is an effective disinfectant and has used extensively as a disinfectant in the salon for large surfaces. hypochlorite

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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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Chapter 18 Sterilization and Disinfection Crossword

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To provide proper conditions for growth and development Incubate
Easily affected or changed by heat Thermolabile
An item that comes in contact with intact skin but not mucous membranes Noncritical item
A hard, hick-walled capsule formed by some bacteria that contains ony the essential parts of the protoplasmof the bacterial cell Spore
An item that comes in contact with sterile tissue or the vascular system Critical item
An apparatus for the sterilization of materials, using steam under pressure Autoclave
An agen that cleanses by emulsifying dirt and oil Detergent
An item that comes in contact with nonintact skin or intact mucous membranes Semicritical item
The articles that are being sterilized Load
An agen used to destroy pathogenic microorganisms but not their spores (usually applied to inanimate objects) Disinfection
A sheet that provides information rearding a chemical and its hazards, and measures to take to avoid injury and illness when handling the chemical Safety data sheet
A process to remove organic matter from an article and to lower the number of microorganisms to a safe level as determined by public health requirements Sanitization
The process of destroying all forms of microbial life, including bacterial spores Sterilization
Any chemical thatis classified as a health or physical hazard Hazardous chemical
A type of disinfection process that destroys all microorganisms with the exception of bacterial spores High level disinfection
A type of disinfection process that inactivates tubercle bacilli (the causative agents of tuberculosis), all vegetative bacteria, most viruses, and most fungi, but it does not kill bacterial spores Intermediate level disinfection
A type of disinfection process tht kills most bacteria, some viruses, and some fungi, but it cannot be relied on to kill resistant microorganisms, such as tubercle bacilli, and it cannot kill bacterial spores. Low level disinfection

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Manicure and Pedicure Crossword Puzzle

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This method kills all germs and spores Sterilisation
This method kills some bacteria but not spores Disinfection
Term for cleansing nail prior to polish applicaton Squeeking
Name for the part of the nail that is filed, shaped and bevelled Free Edge
This tool is used to remove dry/dead skin from the feet Rasp
A cuticle knife should be used on a wet nailplate to avoid this Scratching
Disposable item used to ease back the cuticles Orangewood Stick
Part of the nail where cells develop Matrix
Term used to describe a treatment for the feet Pedicure
Term used to describe a treatment of the hands/nails Manicure
Used during a manicure to add heat Heated Mitts
Treatment Time for a Luxury Manicure/Pedicure One Hour
Avoid this movement when filing the nails to avoid splitting Sewing Motion
Specialist Treatment involving the use of melted wax Paraffin Wax
Use this product to reduce ridges on the nail plate Buffing Paste
Use this tool with buffing paste to smooth out nail plate ridges Buffer
Use this type of polish remover on natural nails Acetone Free
Term used for removing wisps from free edge of nail Bevelling
This product must be totally removed to avoid soreness of the cuticle Cuticle Remover
Nail Condition - Soreness, Puss, Redness around cuticle walls Paronychia
Nail Condition - Small white flecks on nail plate Leukonychia
Fungal Nail Infection of the Feet Athletes Foot
Viral infection - usually found on fingers Warts
This condition occurs when the nail on the foot presses into the skin Ingrowing Toenail
Term used to describe the spreading of bacteria Cross-Infection
Use this equipment to sterilise metal tools Autoclave
Use this solution to store metal tools during use to control bacteria Barbicide
Use this tool to shorten long nails before filing Clippers
This term describes an effect that happens during or after a manicure/pedicure Contra-Action

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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

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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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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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Lab Week Crossword

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The branch of science relating to the morphology of the blood and blood forming tissues hematology
A chemical that prolongs the clotting time of blood heparin
A place equipped to test body fluids laboratory
One who works in a lab medical scientist
one who collects blood phlebotomist
Immediately STAT
Waster mateiral secreted by the kidney urine
part of the CBC responsible for coagulating platelet
reference lab mmcni
hospital in New Hampton Mercy Medical Center
Optical instrument for making a larger image of minute objects microscope
withdrawal of blood venipuncture
Documentation of critical result verbal read back
A "check" against established standards inspection
Machine used to separate blood centrifuge
Insturment used to test blood Analyzer
Person from MMC-NI who picks up samples courier
Personal protective equipment gloves
Free from microorganisms sterile
Used to disinfect countertops sanicloths
Device sometimes used to collect blood syringe
Chemical that destroys microorganisms disinfectant
Our customer patient
Physician provider
April 24-30 labweek
Signs and symptoms diagnosis
Letter/number combination submitted to insurance ICD codes
Rubber band used for venipuncture tourniquet
Tape put over venipuncture site bandaid
PRN tech joe
Lab manager Sharon

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