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1.As per Out-of-Hospital Premises 3.3. OHP Responsibilities,
the OHPmust provide a policy and procedure (P&P) manual. The premises isrecommended to provide policies and procedures for the following areas:6.1.
c ) Scope and limitations of practice to include age of patients seen onthe premises.6.2
a) Job Descriptions that define scope and limitations of functions andresponsibilities for patient care including the role of the physicianassistant.6.3
i) Combustible and Volatile Materialsii) Delegation of Controlled Actsiii) Infection Control - sterilization of instruments including use of internal, external and biological indicators- cleaning of the procedure room between patients and terminal cleaning- cleaning protocols for housekeeping staff iv) Medication handling and inventoryv) Medical Directivesvi) Patient Booking Systemsvii) Response to Latex Allergiesviii) Safety precautions regarding electrical, mechanical, fire andinternal disaster ix) Garbage Disposal
2.As per Out-of-Hospital Premises Standards, 4.1. General PhysicalStandards,
it is recommended that the premisesa) comply with all fire code regulations including having a fireextinguisher and a fire plan in place. It is also recommended to provideevidence that the premises conforms to local fire codes. b) have an emergency power supply that can provide for safelycompleting the procedure and recovering the patient.c) have a stretcher, wheelchair or other adequate method of emergencytransport.
3.As per Out-of-Hospital Premises Standards, 4.2 ProcedureRoom/Operating Room Physical Standards
, it is recommended for the premises to: