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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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Physician resource management

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy613
Date
1990-Mar-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the following principles be adopted as a guide to the future directions of the Canadian Medical Association in the area of physician resource management: 1) That the Canadian Medical Association recognize that physician resource planning is complex, requiring the involvement of the Canadian Medical Association divisions, specialty societies, special medical interest groups, the medical education sector, the health care facilities sectors, governments, other health care professionals and other key stakeholders, 2) That the Canadian Medical Association seek a leadership role within the profession to achieve consensus on physician resource management and planning issues, 3) That physician resource planning requires a combined approach which must be national in overview, recognize provincial and territorial resources and be based on regional needs assessment and planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Mar-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the following principles be adopted as a guide to the future directions of the Canadian Medical Association in the area of physician resource management: 1) That the Canadian Medical Association recognize that physician resource planning is complex, requiring the involvement of the Canadian Medical Association divisions, specialty societies, special medical interest groups, the medical education sector, the health care facilities sectors, governments, other health care professionals and other key stakeholders, 2) That the Canadian Medical Association seek a leadership role within the profession to achieve consensus on physician resource management and planning issues, 3) That physician resource planning requires a combined approach which must be national in overview, recognize provincial and territorial resources and be based on regional needs assessment and planning.
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Industry support for university research programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy515
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage industries to make significant commitments to basic research programs in Canadian universities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage industries to make significant commitments to basic research programs in Canadian universities.
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Code of environmental health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy731
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a code of environmental health that would serve as a benchmark to judge all Canadian Medical Association activities, both internal and external.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a code of environmental health that would serve as a benchmark to judge all Canadian Medical Association activities, both internal and external.
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Continuing medical education funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy609
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recognize the traditional right of individual physicians to determine the disposition of existing funds negotiated for continuing medical education.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recognize the traditional right of individual physicians to determine the disposition of existing funds negotiated for continuing medical education.
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Continuing medical education funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy610
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage its divisions to provide maximum flexibility in the use of funds negotiated for continuing medical education to facilitate programs to maintain and enhance professional competence.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage its divisions to provide maximum flexibility in the use of funds negotiated for continuing medical education to facilitate programs to maintain and enhance professional competence.
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Continuing medical education funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy611
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage its divisions to seek new funds to develop and implement innovative forms of continuing medical education and that these funds be sought from various sources, including but not restricted to ministries of health, education and the private sector (e.g., industry and foundations).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage its divisions to seek new funds to develop and implement innovative forms of continuing medical education and that these funds be sought from various sources, including but not restricted to ministries of health, education and the private sector (e.g., industry and foundations).
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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy722
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all physicians ensure that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all physicians ensure that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
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Heart disease and cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy723
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its members support and encourage public education programs that promote healthy lifestyles, the recognition of warning symptoms and signs of heart disease, and the acquisition of manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, recognizing that these skills are most effective when combined with a pre-hospital advanced life support system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its members support and encourage public education programs that promote healthy lifestyles, the recognition of warning symptoms and signs of heart disease, and the acquisition of manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, recognizing that these skills are most effective when combined with a pre-hospital advanced life support system.
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Quality Daily Physical Education Program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy725
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support the Quality Daily Physical Education Program as defined by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support the Quality Daily Physical Education Program as defined by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
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Effects of economic activities on health and the environment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy726
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to all levels of government that they evaluate all economic activities in the light of their effect on health and environment, and that standards be set and enforced to minimize adverse effects on health and environment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to all levels of government that they evaluate all economic activities in the light of their effect on health and environment, and that standards be set and enforced to minimize adverse effects on health and environment.
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Aboriginal health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy809
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
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Recruiting Aboriginal people to the health care professions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy810
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to encourage and provide funding for the recruitment of aboriginal people to the health care professions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to encourage and provide funding for the recruitment of aboriginal people to the health care professions.
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Aboriginal health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy811
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take action to support aboriginal peoples in those areas of social, political and economic life that would improve the health of their communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take action to support aboriginal peoples in those areas of social, political and economic life that would improve the health of their communities.
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Needle exchange programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy736
Date
1990-Oct-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly endorse the concept of government funding for needle exchange programs as a public health initiative to help prevent the spread of AIDS and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
1990-Oct-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly endorse the concept of government funding for needle exchange programs as a public health initiative to help prevent the spread of AIDS and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use.
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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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