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Title: Section 712-1.6 - Pediatric units

Effective Date


712-1.6 Pediatric units. The pediatric unit, if provided, shall contain the following: (a) Pediatric patient rooms, which shall conform to the requirements set forth in section 712-1.3 of this Part. Pediatric beds shall be physically arranged and located to ensure the intensive care and supervision of children are constantly visible from the nurses' station. Partitions between individual rooms and corridors shall be constructed to permit adequate inspection of infant patients by nursing personnel.
(b) Pediatric unit service areas shall conform to applicable requirements of this Subpart and shall include: (1) A treatment room with lavatory.
(2) A dining and playroom as a multi-use area for the patients.
(3) Toilet and bathing facilities especially designed for use by children.


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