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Improving quality of life by reducing the symptoms knowing we cannot cure the disease. palliation
Nursing presence is a non-pharmaceutical nursing intervention offered to patients who may not be responding to medications or other treatments to provide comfort and support. presence
Care provided to any person, any age, in any place to ensure the best quality of life. May be written as part of a palliative plan of care which is documented in CPRS palliative
Commonly used medications which can be used to palliate symptoms of pain or dyspnea opioids
Commonly used medications which can be used to palliate symptoms of anxiety or insomnia anxiolytic
Last name of GEC Service Chief. Silverman
Psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual process of grieving the loss of a loved one bereavement
Last name of our PCCT Social Worker. Dill-Bloomberg
Dr. Miller's first name. Maura
Last name of PCCT Nurse Practitioner Bhandari
Our hospice unit was dedicated in 2015 on the 19 of what month? August
Inability to sleep during the night insomnia
A national best practice and ritual to honor deceased Veterans after death The Final Journey
Care provided for terminally ill people with prognosis of 6 months or less hospice
An expected competency for all Nurses who provide palliative care compassion
Date the first Veteran was admitted to VA Hospice 19 October 2015
Last name of Hospice and Palliative Care Program Support Assistant Rodriguez
Symptom of impaired breathing related to advanced disease or active dying process dyspnea
Common expected effect of opioid use. Constipation
Last name of our Hospice Chaplain House
Last name of our Hospice Social Worker and Medical Center Bereavement Coordinator Valpatic

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Health Careers Chapter 2 Word Search

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assisted living
chain of command
clinic
copay
deductible
dental office
genetic counseling
government funded
HIPAA
HMO
home health
hospice
hospital
laboratory
long term care
medicaid
medical office
medicare
meidgap
mental health
organizational chart
palliative
PHI
PPO
premium
preventative care
privacy
provider list
rehabilitation clinic
SCHIPS
surgicenter
tricare
veterans
workers compensation

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Health Care Systems Crossword

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What type of public health care agency is operated by the government? Official
The U.S. of health and human services is the official agency at what level? Federal
Health activities that take place at the international level go through what organization? World Health Organization
Health care that provides a diverse range of medical services is called? Acute Care
What is a one day surgical care center? Ambulatory Surgery Center
These provide follow up care to patients after hospitalization Outpatient Clinic
A hospital that is dependent on gifts & donations as a source of revenue Nonprofit
The philosophy of this is to maintain comfort as death approaches Hospice Care
Places for people who are not candidates residing in a nursing home Adult Day Care Center
Home with services that emphasizes privacy and choice Assisted Care
The monthly fee that a person must pay for health care insurance coverage Premium
What takes place after an acute illness or injury? Rehabilitation
Care that can be initiated at any stage of illness whether terminal or not Palliative Care
What is the need to hold costs within fixed limits? Cost Containment
Meets the health care needs of our veterans Veterans Health Administration
What program is for adults ages 65 and older? Medicare
What program provides medical assistance for low income families? Medicaid
Independent nonprofit organization that serves as an advisor to improve the nations health Institute of Medicine

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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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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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Health Science 2 Puzzle Crossword

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Advances in medicine reach the general public through the health care system
These facilities are equipped to handle a broad range of medical needs, including emergency and surgical services General hospitals
Unlike general hospitals, specialty hospitals limit their practices to a specific age or condition. Specialty hospitals
Federal, state, and local governments operate these hospitals. Government hospitals
This type of medical facility often is the home to research and educational programs University or College hospitals
these facilities house elderly patients who can no longer live independently because of heath or other issues. Long-term care facilities
those that do not require a hospital stay outpatient procedures
meaning illnesses that will be fatal terminal illnesses
or care for the terminally ill, is also often delivered in the home. Hospice care
controlling symptoms and making the person as comfortable as possible while allowing them to die with dignity. palliative care,
is both a health service and health insurance. HMO
. One of the largest government insurance programs is Medicare
especially among the elderly who are more likely to have health issues Medigap
the government also provides insurance for those who cannot afford it Medicaid
are the professionals who administer the health care. They all work together to make sure that all aspects of the patient’s health are monitored. Health care teams
the doctor patients see regularly to maintain overall health, is the leader of the team. These doctors are known as general practitioners, or family doctors, primary care physician
these professionals acquire more education and skills than a registered nurse and can perform some services generally reserved for doctors. nurse practitioners
These health professionals are responsible for filling prescriptions and dispensing medications. Pharmacists
the study of disease Epidemiology
the relationships between social and economic elements, also shape health services Socioeconomics

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The Total Health Care Team Crossword

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position requires employee to have goo medical terminology and administrative skills admissions clerk
with addition training in the ophthalmic field medical assitant can become a COT
provides basic nursing care to patients in nursing and retirement homes CNA
lab tech who specializes in the formation,structure and function of cells cytologist
clerical and chairside assistant of dentists dental assistant
provides special training to perform dental services including radiology, apply meds and patient education dental hygientist
skilled in performing EKGs in clinic/hospital settings EKG Technician
also know n as a medical technologist works under the supervision of a pathologist Lab Technician
trained to work in physician offices on both th clinical and admin side CMA
professional nurse who completed a nursing program and passed examination RN
professional nurse with extensive training in labor and delivery Nurse Midwife
Registered nurse with a masters degree who works under the supervison of a physician Nurse practitioner
has basic nursing skills and commonly work in hospitals and nursing homes LPN
specialized training in nutritional management dietitian
has associate degree and works under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist OTA
assist licensed pharmacist in preparing medications Pharmacy Technician
extensive training in drawing blood from veins phlebotomist
trained in certain aspects of the practice to provide assistance; under direct supervision of physician PA
training in radiology procedures; assist radiologist Xray Tech
performs routine clerical, communication and reception tasks in a hospital setting Unit Clerk

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Forensic Science Crossword Puzzle

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Material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group. ClassEvidence
This type of fingerprint has no deltas and accounts for about 5% of human fingherprints. Arches
The most common way to remove organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which all the organs are removed at once. RokitanskyMethod
These type of fingerprints are clearly visible and are made when you touch something such as paint or blood and then touch other surfaces. PatentPrints
The path a bullet takes Trajectory
The type of glass that is found in the rear and side windows of a car. TemperedGlass
Solids that have their atoms arranged randomly. Amorphous
The arrangement of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel. Rifling
The term which encompases all objects that can establish whether a crime has been committed or can provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Evidence
The process of separating light into its component colors or frequencies. Refraction
The study of insects in order to provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Entomology
Where is DNA located in our bodies? Chromosomes
The study of the uniqueness of friction ridge structures and their use for personal identification. Ridgeology
These types of fingerprints must have one delta and one or more ridges that enter and leave on the same side. Loops
The condition that occurs when there is no heartbeat, no pulse, a cold exterior, and no neurological activity in a body. Death
The condition after death when the muscle cells deplete ATP and the body begins to stiffen. Rigor Mortis
A person's last or dying breath; may be preceded with the "death rattle." Terminal Apnea
A medically qualified public officer whose duty is to investigate deaths occurring under unusual circumstances. Medical Examiner
A fingerprint system that uses whorls. Henry System
Bullet-proof glass Laminated Glass
Fractures emanating outward from a hole. Radial Lines
The instrument most used for examining bullets to see if they've been fired from the same gun. Comparison Microscope
The long, metal tube that guides a projectile out of a firearm. Barrel
These types of fingerprints are formed when you touch something and oil or sweat leaves a print. Latent Prints
The method of removing organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which a medical examiner dissects each organ individually. Virchow Method

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Health Insurance Crossword Puzzle

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What does the acronym PPO stand for? Preferred Provider Organization
What is the acronym for Health Maintenance Organization? HMO
There are two types of medical billing: Institutional and _______________________. Professional
An __________ is a statement sent by a health insurance company to covered individuals explaining what medical treatments and/or services were paid for on their behalf. EOB
What type of claim form is used by hospitals? UB-04
Another name for a Health Information Specialist is a _________________________ Specialist. Reimbursement
An _____________________________ is a digital version of the traditional paper-based medical record for an individual. The EMR represents a medical record within a single facility, such as a doctor's office or a clinic. EMR
What is the amount you pay for health care services before your health insurance begins to pay? Deductible
A __________ is a fixed amount you pay for a health care service? Copay
A primary care physician is also known as a _______________________. Gatekeeper
What is the abbreviation for out-of-network? OON
What is the abbreviation for in-network? INN
What type of managed care plan lets you choose between an HMO or a PPO each time you need care? POS
How many parts does Medicare have? Four
A 1996 federal law that is sometimes called the "privacy rule", outlining how certain entities can use or disclose personal health information. HIPAA
The reason for the visit or surgery that defines the disease process or injury. Medical Necessity
M48.1 is an example of what type of code? ICD-10
What does UB stand for in UB-04? Uniform Bill
The healthcare system, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, that active and retired military and their dependents use. Tricare
The entity that reimburses the provider for services. Insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party administrators are all payers in the healthcare industry. Payer
Any health care plan, provider, or service that transmits health care information in an electronic form and is thereby governed by laws and regulations in the handling of such data. It's called a covered _______________? Entity

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The Nursing Assistant in Long Term Care Chapter 1 Crossword

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Another name for a long-term care facility is Nursing Home
Care given by specialists to restore or improve function after an illness or injury Rehabilitation
Care given to people who have six months or less to live Hospice care
Helps residents get support services, such as counseling Medical Social Worker
Trains residents to compensate for disabilities during ADLs and other activities Occupational therapist
Administers therapy in the form of heat, cold, massage, ultrasound, electricity, and exercise to muscles, bones, and joints Physical Therapist
Diagnoses disease or disability and prescribes treatment Physician
Creates diets for residents with special needs Registered Dietitian
Teaches exercises to help the resident improve or overcome speech problems Speech Language Pathologist
Helps residents socialize and stay active Activities Director

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Fundamentals of Nursing Crossword

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bluish or grayish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
the act of listening with a stethoscope to the sounds produced within the body auscultation
difficult or labored breathing dyspnea
pulse rate below 60 beats/min in an adult bradycardia
illness with rapid onset of symptoms and lasts a relativly short time acute
refers to actions pf a drug as it moves through the body pharmacokinetics
point whenthe drug is at its lowest concentration trough
injections administered into the adipose tissue layer subcutaneous
thick, leathery scab or dry crust that is necrotic eschar
thick dark yellow or green drainage with a foul odor purulent
exercises involving muscle shortening and active movement isotonic
difficulty swallowing or the inability to swallow dysphagia
urination during the night nocturia
artificial opening for waste excretion located on the body surface stoma
data that is directly observed objective
study that deals with chemicals that affect the body's functioning pharmacology
removal of nonviable, necrotic tissue debridement
inadequate tissue oxygenation at the cellular level hypoxia

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