Skip header and navigation

68 records – page 1 of 4.

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

Breast-feeding mothers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1748
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
Less detail

Impact of regionalization on the medical profession

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy686
Date
1995-Mar-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to monitor developments in regionalization/decentralization in Canada and abroad, particularly as they relate to the implications for the medical profession.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2011-Mar-05
Date
1995-Mar-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to monitor developments in regionalization/decentralization in Canada and abroad, particularly as they relate to the implications for the medical profession.
Less detail

Medical school admission policies for out-of-province students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy534
Date
1995-May-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the admission policies of Canadian medical schools allow for application from out-of-province students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-May-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the admission policies of Canadian medical schools allow for application from out-of-province students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Less detail

Health care system management education and research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy526
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the education of physicians in health care system management must be fostered and research in the management of health care systems must be increased.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the education of physicians in health care system management must be fostered and research in the management of health care systems must be increased.
Less detail

Funding health care system research, education and management

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy527
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That funding for medical and health care research, education, administration and management of the health care system be adequate and separate from those monies intended for clinical services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That funding for medical and health care research, education, administration and management of the health care system be adequate and separate from those monies intended for clinical services.
Less detail

Canadian priorities for medical care funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy648
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadians have a right and responsibility to debate, establish priorities and make choices for medical care funding.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadians have a right and responsibility to debate, establish priorities and make choices for medical care funding.
Less detail

Health care funding and quality health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy652
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That public funding must be sufficient to provide high-quality core, hospital and medical services for all Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That public funding must be sufficient to provide high-quality core, hospital and medical services for all Canadians.
Less detail

Private medical insurance for non-core services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy653
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That all Canadians must have the right to obtain regulated private insurance for noncore medical services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That all Canadians must have the right to obtain regulated private insurance for noncore medical services.
Less detail

Accountability and health care funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy654
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the governments in Canada ensure that all funding for health care be transparent and accountable.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the governments in Canada ensure that all funding for health care be transparent and accountable.
Less detail

Limited public funds for medical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy655
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian public, physicians and governments must face the reality that there are and will be limitations on the availability of publicly funded medical care based on the availability of the public purse to finance medical care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian public, physicians and governments must face the reality that there are and will be limitations on the availability of publicly funded medical care based on the availability of the public purse to finance medical care.
Less detail

Regional health structures

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy656
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That peer-mandated physicians must have statutory, effective input into the development and operation of regional health structures.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That peer-mandated physicians must have statutory, effective input into the development and operation of regional health structures.
Less detail

Physicians and the management of medical services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy657
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That physicians must continue to play a leadership role in managing quality and utilization of medical services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That physicians must continue to play a leadership role in managing quality and utilization of medical services.
Less detail

Comprehensive school health care (CSH)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy758
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and promotes the concept of Comprehensive School Health as defined by the Canadian Association for School Health.(see http://www.cash-aces.ca/index.asp?Page=Consensus )
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and promotes the concept of Comprehensive School Health as defined by the Canadian Association for School Health.(see http://www.cash-aces.ca/index.asp?Page=Consensus )
Less detail

Health promotion media activities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy759
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate actively in media activities related to health promotion aimed at the general public.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate actively in media activities related to health promotion aimed at the general public.
Less detail

Practice management strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy569
Date
1995-Oct-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a complete practice management strategy that will address the physician's needs in areas of: 1. Professional Development (including PMI, Leadership Conference); 2. Office Automation (training physicians to deal with the rapidly changing technologies, including hardware requirements/options, new software developments, the paperless office, online applications, etc.). 3. Health Reform (assisting physicians in dealing with practice issues that arise out of the changes being implemented by provincial/territorial governments); 4. Personal Financial Services; 5. Practice Counselling for New Physicians (establishing a new practice, including type of practice (solo, group), the pros and cons of legal and tax implications, office design, etc.); 6. Audit process for Established Physicians (to allow established physicians to effectively evaluate their current practice and identify opportunities for greater efficiencies).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Oct-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a complete practice management strategy that will address the physician's needs in areas of: 1. Professional Development (including PMI, Leadership Conference); 2. Office Automation (training physicians to deal with the rapidly changing technologies, including hardware requirements/options, new software developments, the paperless office, online applications, etc.). 3. Health Reform (assisting physicians in dealing with practice issues that arise out of the changes being implemented by provincial/territorial governments); 4. Personal Financial Services; 5. Practice Counselling for New Physicians (establishing a new practice, including type of practice (solo, group), the pros and cons of legal and tax implications, office design, etc.); 6. Audit process for Established Physicians (to allow established physicians to effectively evaluate their current practice and identify opportunities for greater efficiencies).
Less detail

Definition of reproductive health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy588
Date
1995-Dec-03
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the definition of reproductive health as specified in Section 96, page 36 of the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995, Platform for Action document. [The human rights of women include their right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on matters related to their sexuality, including sexual and reproductive health, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. Equal relationships between women and men in matters of sexual relations and reproduction, including full respect for the integrity of the person, require mutual respect, consent and shared responsibility for sexual behaviour and its consequences.]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Dec-03
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the definition of reproductive health as specified in Section 96, page 36 of the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995, Platform for Action document. [The human rights of women include their right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on matters related to their sexuality, including sexual and reproductive health, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. Equal relationships between women and men in matters of sexual relations and reproduction, including full respect for the integrity of the person, require mutual respect, consent and shared responsibility for sexual behaviour and its consequences.]
Less detail

68 records – page 1 of 4.