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Journal Article
Commentary

Communication with patients and families regarding health care-associated exposure to coronavirus 2019: a checklist to facilitate disclosure.

Sivashanker K, Mendu ML, Wickner PG, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020;46(8):483-488.

This article describes the development of a COVID-19 exposure disclosure checklist which reflects five core competencies for effective disclosure conversations with patients and families. The authors discuss disclosure with persons who have limited English proficiency, undocumented and immigrant patients, and patients with specific health needs.