122.214.171.124.1 Medicine Preparation Room or Area
When provided, the entry of the medicine preparation room or area shall be under the visual control of the staff. This may be a part of the administrative center or nurse station and shall include all of the following:
- Work counter
- Lockable refrigerator
- Immediate access to handwashing station
- Locked storage for biologicals and drugs
When a medicine preparation room or area is to be used to store self-contained medicine dispensing units, the room shall be designed with adequate space to prepare medicines with the self-contained medicine-dispensing units present.