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Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy555
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
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Physician directors in clinics and hospitals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy705
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That a department of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation or diagnostic radiology in a hospital or clinic must be under the direction of a physician who is responsible for the department professionally to the organized medical staff and administratively to the governing body via the executive officer. The director must be a specialist appropriately certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. If the size of the hospital or clinic does not permit of the appointment of a full time specialist, preferably and whenever possible, the director should be appointed from the medical staff and a specialist be appointed as a consultant.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That a department of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation or diagnostic radiology in a hospital or clinic must be under the direction of a physician who is responsible for the department professionally to the organized medical staff and administratively to the governing body via the executive officer. The director must be a specialist appropriately certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. If the size of the hospital or clinic does not permit of the appointment of a full time specialist, preferably and whenever possible, the director should be appointed from the medical staff and a specialist be appointed as a consultant.
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Health system input/outcome methodologies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy707
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop methodologies to study the relationship between inputs (dollars spent) and the measured outcome of the system (qualitative and quantitative improvements in a population's health status) and work with other agencies to aid the development of this methodology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop methodologies to study the relationship between inputs (dollars spent) and the measured outcome of the system (qualitative and quantitative improvements in a population's health status) and work with other agencies to aid the development of this methodology.
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Statement on radiation protection

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy799
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
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Bill 114, An Act to Ensure the Continued Provision of Emergency Medical Services in Qu├ębec

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1611
Date
2002-Aug-17
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its divisions would strongly oppose any government legislation that would undermine the provision of quality patient care and enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice for physicians and patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-17
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its divisions would strongly oppose any government legislation that would undermine the provision of quality patient care and enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice for physicians and patients.
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Physician mental health and wellness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy37
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association promote awareness of physician mental health and wellness issues and reduction of the stigma associated with the need to seek personal assistance for these issues
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Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association promote awareness of physician mental health and wellness issues and reduction of the stigma associated with the need to seek personal assistance for these issues
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Goods and service tax

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy45
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association continue to advocate for the right of all physicians to claim GST input tax credits.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association continue to advocate for the right of all physicians to claim GST input tax credits.
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Public health reporting

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy49
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with others to develop a system for public health reporting in Canada, which would include: discussion of major public health issues; substantial health status reports; national health goals and priorities; implementation options, and ongoing outcome-based evaluation and renewal.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with others to develop a system for public health reporting in Canada, which would include: discussion of major public health issues; substantial health status reports; national health goals and priorities; implementation options, and ongoing outcome-based evaluation and renewal.
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Community housing for the mentally ill

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy50
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to adopt strategies to deal with the current absence of an adequate network of community housing for the chronically mentally ill, including adequate resources, coordination and appropriate supervision of standards.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to adopt strategies to deal with the current absence of an adequate network of community housing for the chronically mentally ill, including adequate resources, coordination and appropriate supervision of standards.
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Aboriginal physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy53
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with others to develop a health human resource strategy aimed at improving: Recruitment, training, retention of Aboriginal physicians and other health care workers; Integrated, holistic primary care service delivery relevant to the needs of the Aboriginal community and under community control.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with others to develop a health human resource strategy aimed at improving: Recruitment, training, retention of Aboriginal physicians and other health care workers; Integrated, holistic primary care service delivery relevant to the needs of the Aboriginal community and under community control.
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Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support the concept that liability for individual practitioner actions in any collaborative care model must be clearly delineated and appropriately insured.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support the concept that liability for individual practitioner actions in any collaborative care model must be clearly delineated and appropriately insured.
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Safety in emergency rooms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy59
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and its divisions advocate for the promotion of the safety of all health professionals working in emergency rooms.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and its divisions advocate for the promotion of the safety of all health professionals working in emergency rooms.
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Smog reduction

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy60
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association urge federal, provincial and territorial Environment Ministers to strengthen Canada's position when addressing United States' attainment of its current commitments and when negotiating with it for future cross-border pollution reductions by defining and making transparent Canada's plan to meet it's international smog reduction commitments.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association urge federal, provincial and territorial Environment Ministers to strengthen Canada's position when addressing United States' attainment of its current commitments and when negotiating with it for future cross-border pollution reductions by defining and making transparent Canada's plan to meet it's international smog reduction commitments.
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Health effects of pollutants

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy63
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend that the federal Environment and Health Ministers commit their departments to improved health-based reporting by regularly updating the health effects information for pollutants of concern.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend that the federal Environment and Health Ministers commit their departments to improved health-based reporting by regularly updating the health effects information for pollutants of concern.
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Prescribing and dispensing of pharmaceuticals by nurse practitioners

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy66
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support the development of appropriate safeguards in the prescribing and dispensing of pharmaceuticals by nurse practitioners.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support the development of appropriate safeguards in the prescribing and dispensing of pharmaceuticals by nurse practitioners.
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Reducing organic pollutants amongst Arctic Coast peoples

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy68
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with the federal Ministers of Health and the Environment to develop national strategies to reduce the unacceptably high levels of persistent organic pollutants amongst the peoples of the Arctic coast.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with the federal Ministers of Health and the Environment to develop national strategies to reduce the unacceptably high levels of persistent organic pollutants amongst the peoples of the Arctic coast.
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Opposition to legislation reducing professional autonomy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy70
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and the provincial/territorial medical associations strongly condemn any coercive legislation that constitutes an assault on professional autonomy.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and the provincial/territorial medical associations strongly condemn any coercive legislation that constitutes an assault on professional autonomy.
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Collaboration on non-coercive solution to physician shortages

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy71
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates urge all levels of government to provide Canadians with timely access to quality medical care by working in collaboration with the physicians to promptly implement non-coercive means of addressing physician resource issues.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates urge all levels of government to provide Canadians with timely access to quality medical care by working in collaboration with the physicians to promptly implement non-coercive means of addressing physician resource issues.
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Freedom of choice for physicians and patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy72
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates strongly oppose any government legislation that would enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice of physicians and patients, thus undermining the provision of quality patient care.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates strongly oppose any government legislation that would enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice of physicians and patients, thus undermining the provision of quality patient care.
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Physicians' professional autonomy and self-regulation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy73
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support the divisions in their efforts to maintain professional autonomy and self-regulation for physicians.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support the divisions in their efforts to maintain professional autonomy and self-regulation for physicians.
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