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469.4.1 Administration and Public Areas
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There shall be a waiting room or lobby area of sufficient size to accommodate patients and visitors.
There shall be a public toilet(s) with handwashing station(s), public access to a telephone for local calls, and an electric water fountain or a water and cup-dispensing unit. When the office surgery suite is located within an office building, these functions may be provided as part of the office building's public areas.
As determined by the functional program of the office surgery suite, there shall be an admitting office, secure medical record storage, director of nursing office, in-service training or conference area.
There shall be a toilet room(s) with handwashing station located within the office surgery suite for patients.