To provide the learner with knowledge of practices to promote patient and staff member safety during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
1. Discuss how the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted and activities that increase transmission risk.
2. Describe strategies to reduce the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus in the health care setting.
3. Identify communication and collaboration strategies that can be used to help maintain a safe work environment during a pandemic.