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Hospital privileges for family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy535
Date
1981-Mar-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommends that hospital privileges for family physicians should be dependent on licensure by the provincial medical licensing bodies and should not be restricted to those physicians holding certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Mar-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommends that hospital privileges for family physicians should be dependent on licensure by the provincial medical licensing bodies and should not be restricted to those physicians holding certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
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Medical direction and administrative responsibility

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy703
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
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Physician availability and practice information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy704
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to the divisions that they study methods for making available to the public, information concerning physician availability and nature of practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to the divisions that they study methods for making available to the public, information concerning physician availability and nature of practice.
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Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support the value of breast feeding, and that suggestions be made to the manufacturers of infant formulas that their advertising should reflect the supplemental nature of their product rather than a replacement for mother's milk.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support the value of breast feeding, and that suggestions be made to the manufacturers of infant formulas that their advertising should reflect the supplemental nature of their product rather than a replacement for mother's milk.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy798
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1329
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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Consultation on the renewal of Federal Tobacco Control Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13804
Date
2017-Apr-05
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
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Federal Monitoring and Reporting Regime for MAID

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13853
Date
2017-May-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  1 document  

CMA response to patented medicines regulations consultations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13690
Date
2017-Jun-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Care to new immigrants and refugees

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13699
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of clinical best practice guidelines for the provision of care to new immigrants and refugees.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of clinical best practice guidelines for the provision of care to new immigrants and refugees.
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National recognition of physician administrators/executives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13700
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports national recognition of physician administrators/executives with initiatives designed to recognize and support their contributions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports national recognition of physician administrators/executives with initiatives designed to recognize and support their contributions.
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Clinical care for physician administrators/executives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13701
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the importance of continued involvement in the provision of clinical care for physician administrators/executives, and encourages organizations employing these physicians to provide clinical practice opportunities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the importance of continued involvement in the provision of clinical care for physician administrators/executives, and encourages organizations employing these physicians to provide clinical practice opportunities.
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International commercial surrogacy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13702
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports advocacy efforts to increase awareness of the physical and mental health risks associated with international commercial surrogacy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports advocacy efforts to increase awareness of the physical and mental health risks associated with international commercial surrogacy.
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Opioid overdose prevention supplies available in publicly accessible locations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13703
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports making naloxone and other opioid overdose prevention supplies available in publicly accessible locations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports making naloxone and other opioid overdose prevention supplies available in publicly accessible locations.
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Cultural awareness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13704
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages medical licensing bodies to require registrants to have training in cultural awareness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages medical licensing bodies to require registrants to have training in cultural awareness.
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Management of chronic pain in older adults

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13705
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased approval and funding of pharmacologic options for the management of chronic pain in older adults.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased approval and funding of pharmacologic options for the management of chronic pain in older adults.
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Nutritional guidelines in Canadian schools

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13706
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports mandatory adherence to national or province/territoryspecific nutritional guidelines in Canadian schools, including a means to monitor and report school compliance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports mandatory adherence to national or province/territoryspecific nutritional guidelines in Canadian schools, including a means to monitor and report school compliance.
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Federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13707
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to support the Federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (Bill S-201) by enacting corresponding legislation that echoes privacy protection.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to support the Federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (Bill S-201) by enacting corresponding legislation that echoes privacy protection.
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Victims of human trafficking

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13708
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased physician awareness and education in identifying and supporting victims of human trafficking.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased physician awareness and education in identifying and supporting victims of human trafficking.
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Federal excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and artificially-sweetened drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13709
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to implement a federal excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and artificially-sweetened drinks sold in Canada to subsidize healthier food options.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to implement a federal excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and artificially-sweetened drinks sold in Canada to subsidize healthier food options.
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