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Canada Health Act principles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy393
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That in the interpretation and application of the principles of the Canada Health Act, the Canadian Medical Association endorses the requirement for the inclusion of patient care objectives reflecting the need for available, quality, seamless, and timely service provision, as well as the inclusion of management objectives incorporating the notions of sustainability, accountability, equity and long-term planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That in the interpretation and application of the principles of the Canada Health Act, the Canadian Medical Association endorses the requirement for the inclusion of patient care objectives reflecting the need for available, quality, seamless, and timely service provision, as well as the inclusion of management objectives incorporating the notions of sustainability, accountability, equity and long-term planning.
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Collaborative development of a long-term vision for health care in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy396
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That federal, provincial and territorial governments rise above their political differences to develop a long-term vision for health care in Canada in collaboration with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That federal, provincial and territorial governments rise above their political differences to develop a long-term vision for health care in Canada in collaboration with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders.
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Long-term sustainability in the Canadian-trained health care workforce

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy401
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal/provincial/territorial governments to provide long-term sustainability in the Canadian-trained health care workforce.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal/provincial/territorial governments to provide long-term sustainability in the Canadian-trained health care workforce.
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Repatriation, retention and recruitment of physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy405
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association divisions and affiliates work with federal, provincial and territorial governments to enhance and encourage the repatriation, retention and recruitment of physicians and other health care workers within Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association divisions and affiliates work with federal, provincial and territorial governments to enhance and encourage the repatriation, retention and recruitment of physicians and other health care workers within Canada.
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Professional development as part of CMA e-strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy468
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
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Rise in medical undergraduate tuition fees

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy471
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association believes the recent rapid rise in medical undergraduate program tuition fees will have a detrimental impact on access to Canadian medical education and availability of Canadian trained physicians to Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association believes the recent rapid rise in medical undergraduate program tuition fees will have a detrimental impact on access to Canadian medical education and availability of Canadian trained physicians to Canadians.
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Tuition fees for medical undergraduates

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy472
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association request federal, provincial and territorial governments work together to regulate and reduce tuition fees for undergraduate medical education and ensure they are equitable throughout Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association request federal, provincial and territorial governments work together to regulate and reduce tuition fees for undergraduate medical education and ensure they are equitable throughout Canada.
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Medical students in underserviced communities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy473
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work with federal, provincial and territorial governments to develop a program that will provide financial support for medical students undertaking clinical educational experiences in underserviced communities and specialties, to allow medical students to explore their career choices and future practice locations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work with federal, provincial and territorial governments to develop a program that will provide financial support for medical students undertaking clinical educational experiences in underserviced communities and specialties, to allow medical students to explore their career choices and future practice locations.
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Student loans and increased tuition costs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy474
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association request that the Government of Canada increase the maximum Canada Student Loans (CSL) allowance to reflect past increases in tuition and keep pace with future increases in tuition fee schedules.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association request that the Government of Canada increase the maximum Canada Student Loans (CSL) allowance to reflect past increases in tuition and keep pace with future increases in tuition fee schedules.
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Financial support systems and tuition increases

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy475
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend that non-coercive financial support systems for students be developed concomitantly or in advance of any tuition increase, be in direct proportion to the tuition fee increase, and provided at levels that meet the needs of students.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend that non-coercive financial support systems for students be developed concomitantly or in advance of any tuition increase, be in direct proportion to the tuition fee increase, and provided at levels that meet the needs of students.
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Post-graduate training funding in return for service

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy478
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage Regional Health Boards or their equivalents to financially sponsor doctors who want to enter post-graduate training in return for service.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage Regional Health Boards or their equivalents to financially sponsor doctors who want to enter post-graduate training in return for service.
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Physician manpower

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy702
Date
1977-Jun-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the subject of physician manpower is one of major concern and importance to the profession and the governments in Canada, and Whereas it is essential that the profession have major input to the policies developed in this regard Therefore be it resolved that the Board of Directors ensure that the appropriate body in the Canadian Medical Association continues to examine this subject of physician manpower, develops expertise in it, and provides advice to the board of directors in relation to it, on an ongoing basis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1977-Jun-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the subject of physician manpower is one of major concern and importance to the profession and the governments in Canada, and Whereas it is essential that the profession have major input to the policies developed in this regard Therefore be it resolved that the Board of Directors ensure that the appropriate body in the Canadian Medical Association continues to examine this subject of physician manpower, develops expertise in it, and provides advice to the board of directors in relation to it, on an ongoing basis.
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Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That this Canadian Medical Association statement on eye care be approved. 1. The medical profession in general and ophthalmologists in particular have a responsibility to provide leadership in developing plans for effective, efficient and realistic eye care in Canadians. 2. The principle that the provision of eye care includes both medical and non-medical personnel is recognized and accepted. Any such personnel should be organized and administered to ensure adherence to all of the following specific principles: a) provision of quality eye care includes both medical (including surgical) and non-medical acts, b) only duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must be allowed to provide the medical aspects of eye care, c) duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must also be free to provide complete eye care, d) the duly qualified and legally licensed physician must be free to delegate appropriate eye care acts at his discretion to persons acting under his control and his responsibility, e) non-medical personnel should be free to perform independently only non-medical eye care acts: and they should perform independently only those acts that they are legally authorized to perform independently, and f) guidelines for referral between non- medical and medical personnel are essential. 3. Within the broad limits set by the above, many patterns are possible. However, in order to be effective, efficient and realistic, any eye care plan or plans that are developed should meet the following criteria: a) every citizen should have reasonable access to the eye care system through duly qualified and legally licensed medical or non-medical personnel of his choice in his own population-area, b) every citizen should have reasonable access to treatment of ocular disease by duly qualified and legally licensed medical personnel either by direct personal appointment, or by referral from other primary eye care personnel, c) treatment for especially complicated cases should be available to every citizen upon referral from medical personnel to specialized medical personnel in one or more adequately equipped centres in each province or region, d) programs designed for the promotion of eye health should be provided in every population-area. These should include prevention and early detection of eye disease and injury, and may be provided through programs and services that serve general needs or special needs such as: i) pre-school needs ii) school needs iii) industrial and occupational and recreational needs iv) specific survey (e.g., glaucoma) needs v) special purpose (e.g., driving and sports) needs vi) geriatric needs vii) ocular rehabilitation needs e) training institutions must be equipped and staffed to prepare graduates appropriately for their assigned roles in eye care term, f) optical appliances should be available in every population area, and other ocular prostheses should be within reasonable access- all at reasonable cost, g) methods of financing should provide for the maximum quality eye care for every one at the lowest possible cost to the government and to the private citizen, h) eye research programs should be appropriately staffed and funded, and i) the organizational structure of eye care services should establish and maintain lines of control and responsibility that are consistent with the principles and criteria enunciated above.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That this Canadian Medical Association statement on eye care be approved. 1. The medical profession in general and ophthalmologists in particular have a responsibility to provide leadership in developing plans for effective, efficient and realistic eye care in Canadians. 2. The principle that the provision of eye care includes both medical and non-medical personnel is recognized and accepted. Any such personnel should be organized and administered to ensure adherence to all of the following specific principles: a) provision of quality eye care includes both medical (including surgical) and non-medical acts, b) only duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must be allowed to provide the medical aspects of eye care, c) duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must also be free to provide complete eye care, d) the duly qualified and legally licensed physician must be free to delegate appropriate eye care acts at his discretion to persons acting under his control and his responsibility, e) non-medical personnel should be free to perform independently only non-medical eye care acts: and they should perform independently only those acts that they are legally authorized to perform independently, and f) guidelines for referral between non- medical and medical personnel are essential. 3. Within the broad limits set by the above, many patterns are possible. However, in order to be effective, efficient and realistic, any eye care plan or plans that are developed should meet the following criteria: a) every citizen should have reasonable access to the eye care system through duly qualified and legally licensed medical or non-medical personnel of his choice in his own population-area, b) every citizen should have reasonable access to treatment of ocular disease by duly qualified and legally licensed medical personnel either by direct personal appointment, or by referral from other primary eye care personnel, c) treatment for especially complicated cases should be available to every citizen upon referral from medical personnel to specialized medical personnel in one or more adequately equipped centres in each province or region, d) programs designed for the promotion of eye health should be provided in every population-area. These should include prevention and early detection of eye disease and injury, and may be provided through programs and services that serve general needs or special needs such as: i) pre-school needs ii) school needs iii) industrial and occupational and recreational needs iv) specific survey (e.g., glaucoma) needs v) special purpose (e.g., driving and sports) needs vi) geriatric needs vii) ocular rehabilitation needs e) training institutions must be equipped and staffed to prepare graduates appropriately for their assigned roles in eye care term, f) optical appliances should be available in every population area, and other ocular prostheses should be within reasonable access- all at reasonable cost, g) methods of financing should provide for the maximum quality eye care for every one at the lowest possible cost to the government and to the private citizen, h) eye research programs should be appropriately staffed and funded, and i) the organizational structure of eye care services should establish and maintain lines of control and responsibility that are consistent with the principles and criteria enunciated above.
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Ambulance services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy786
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing the vital role of ambulance services in providing mobile life support for the acutely ill and injured, recommends that i) ambulance services be considered, where practicable, a direct extension of a hospital emergency department and integrated with the emergency services, ii) ambulance services incorporate standards of personnel education, vehicular design and life support equipment commensurate with those of the overall emergency care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing the vital role of ambulance services in providing mobile life support for the acutely ill and injured, recommends that i) ambulance services be considered, where practicable, a direct extension of a hospital emergency department and integrated with the emergency services, ii) ambulance services incorporate standards of personnel education, vehicular design and life support equipment commensurate with those of the overall emergency care system.
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Date
1974-Jun-26
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the profession has in the past demonstrated an interest in accreditation of certain institutions involved in the delivery of medical services, and whereas the profession is currently demonstrating an interest in the matter of encouraging the establishment of minimum standards of professional practice in the office setting, and whereas the acknowledged purposes of such standards of accreditation are to facilitate peer review and continuing professional education, and whereas the profession has demonstrated its willingness to participate in such voluntary self assessment procedures, Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association accept the principle of practice accreditation and continue to search for acceptable methods of practice assessment and accreditation and encourage each of its divisions to establish or enjoin committees to examine the matter of office practice accreditation, with a view to establishing procedural guidelines and standards for their various regions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1974-Jun-26
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the profession has in the past demonstrated an interest in accreditation of certain institutions involved in the delivery of medical services, and whereas the profession is currently demonstrating an interest in the matter of encouraging the establishment of minimum standards of professional practice in the office setting, and whereas the acknowledged purposes of such standards of accreditation are to facilitate peer review and continuing professional education, and whereas the profession has demonstrated its willingness to participate in such voluntary self assessment procedures, Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association accept the principle of practice accreditation and continue to search for acceptable methods of practice assessment and accreditation and encourage each of its divisions to establish or enjoin committees to examine the matter of office practice accreditation, with a view to establishing procedural guidelines and standards for their various regions.
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