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Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10367
Date
2011-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s document Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-61.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s document Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-61.
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Improving Accountability in Canada's Health Care System: The Canadian Medical Association's Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10230
Date
2011-Oct-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Testing of antibiotics

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10157
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the routine testing of antibiotics manufactured in or imported into Canada to ensure that they all comply with the labelling on the containers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the routine testing of antibiotics manufactured in or imported into Canada to ensure that they all comply with the labelling on the containers.
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Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10173
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for federal government adherence to the United Nations’ "Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for federal government adherence to the United Nations’ "Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict."
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Compulsory use of helmets

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10175
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the compulsory use of helmets by people of all ages when riding all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the compulsory use of helmets by people of all ages when riding all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
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Mercury emissions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10184
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively advocates for: - reduction in mercury emissions from health care settings by progressively replacing its use, - promotion of health care sector leadership in the global reduction of mercury emissions, - promotion of the adoption of healthy public policies with regard to mercury.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively advocates for: - reduction in mercury emissions from health care settings by progressively replacing its use, - promotion of health care sector leadership in the global reduction of mercury emissions, - promotion of the adoption of healthy public policies with regard to mercury.
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Patient Charter

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10190
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
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Smoking cessation interventions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10192
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a national training initiative for health care providers that targets smoking cessation interventions for people with serious mental illness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a national training initiative for health care providers that targets smoking cessation interventions for people with serious mental illness.
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Pets on airplanes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10193
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on all pets, except for certified service animals, travelling inside the aircraft cabin on all Canadian passenger planes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on all pets, except for certified service animals, travelling inside the aircraft cabin on all Canadian passenger planes.
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Water quality and human health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10199
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that norms for regulation and standard setting on water quality and human health should be based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that norms for regulation and standard setting on water quality and human health should be based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
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Timely access to hospitalization in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10201
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely access to hospitalization in Canada for Canadians who have become ill or been injured while travelling outside Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely access to hospitalization in Canada for Canadians who have become ill or been injured while travelling outside Canada.
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Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will educate and advise the profession and the public on methods of cellphone operation that will minimize radio frequency penetration to the brain.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will educate and advise the profession and the public on methods of cellphone operation that will minimize radio frequency penetration to the brain.
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Risk of acetaminophen overdose

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10209
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all over-the-counter preparations containing acetaminophen have a prominent warning on the front of the packaging that informs consumers about the risk of acetaminophen overdose.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all over-the-counter preparations containing acetaminophen have a prominent warning on the front of the packaging that informs consumers about the risk of acetaminophen overdose.
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Antibiotics used in the raising of farm animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10211
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a prescription from a veterinarian be required for all antibiotics used in the raising of farm animals or for any other agricultural purpose.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a prescription from a veterinarian be required for all antibiotics used in the raising of farm animals or for any other agricultural purpose.
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International designation of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10212
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will express to the Government of Canada its strong opposition to the government's decision to contest the international designation of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will express to the Government of Canada its strong opposition to the government's decision to contest the international designation of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical.
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Joint Policy Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Realities and Access to Services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10261
Date
2011-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the Joint Policy Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Realities and Access to Services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 11-113.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the Joint Policy Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Realities and Access to Services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 11-113.
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Nutrition Labelling: CMA's Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10085
Date
2011-Mar-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Car Seat Restraints for Children – Update 2007

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9066
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that children with a weight between 18 and 36 kg (40-80 lbs) and a height of less than 145 cm (4 feet 9 inches) (at approximately eight years old), be required to be fastened in a properly secured booster seat in the back seat when passengers in motor vehicles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2007-Dec-01
Replaces
Car Seat Restraints for Children (2001)
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that children with a weight between 18 and 36 kg (40-80 lbs) and a height of less than 145 cm (4 feet 9 inches) (at approximately eight years old), be required to be fastened in a properly secured booster seat in the back seat when passengers in motor vehicles.
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Continuum of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8844
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
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Informal caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8846
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
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