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Health services access and utilization guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy497
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That, in conjunction with the provincial/territorial medical associations and societies, a set of guidelines be drafted for defining access to, and utilization of, health services, identifying the factors that affect use and the relative contribution of such factors. The guidelines should also address the ways to measure and monitor the identified factors.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That, in conjunction with the provincial/territorial medical associations and societies, a set of guidelines be drafted for defining access to, and utilization of, health services, identifying the factors that affect use and the relative contribution of such factors. The guidelines should also address the ways to measure and monitor the identified factors.
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Prelicensure clinical training programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy565
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That provision should be made for enough flexibility within prelicensure clinical training programs to prepare physicians for a variety of practice situations in Canada (eg. rural, isolated, urban) without undue prolongation of the training period.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That provision should be made for enough flexibility within prelicensure clinical training programs to prepare physicians for a variety of practice situations in Canada (eg. rural, isolated, urban) without undue prolongation of the training period.
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Nuclear medicine services in under-serviced areas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy567
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage the development of innovative technical and administrative procedures to ensure continued appropriate medically supervised services to those communities that cannot support a full time Certificant in Nuclear Medicine.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage the development of innovative technical and administrative procedures to ensure continued appropriate medically supervised services to those communities that cannot support a full time Certificant in Nuclear Medicine.
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Specialty training for family medicine residents

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy572
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That appropriate training in speciality areas of medicine be provided to family medicine residents within the existing two years of the residency training program where possible.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That appropriate training in speciality areas of medicine be provided to family medicine residents within the existing two years of the residency training program where possible.
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Adverse reactions between alcohol and drug products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy805
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge appropriate agencies to adopt regulations and/or policies to ensure that warnings about the adverse interaction between alcohol and both prescription and non-prescription products be prominently displayed or distributed wherever alcohol and drugs are sold and/or dispensed.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge appropriate agencies to adopt regulations and/or policies to ensure that warnings about the adverse interaction between alcohol and both prescription and non-prescription products be prominently displayed or distributed wherever alcohol and drugs are sold and/or dispensed.
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Drug product substitution

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy806
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the position that: 1) a patient should have the right to choose either a generic or a brand-name prescription drug where both alternatives exist; and 2) a physician should have the right to order "no substitution" of a drug product he or she prescribes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the position that: 1) a patient should have the right to choose either a generic or a brand-name prescription drug where both alternatives exist; and 2) a physician should have the right to order "no substitution" of a drug product he or she prescribes.
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Car safety standards for mini vans and light trucks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy807
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends to Transport Canada that safety standards required in passenger cars also be applied to mini vans and light trucks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends to Transport Canada that safety standards required in passenger cars also be applied to mini vans and light trucks.
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Smokeless tobacco

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy481
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association alert the public to the serious health hazards associated with the uses of smokeless tobacco; AND That the Canadian Medical Association approach the federal government to request that mandatory health warnings and the advertising restrictions proposed for other tobacco products apply equally to smokeless tobacco products.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association alert the public to the serious health hazards associated with the uses of smokeless tobacco; AND That the Canadian Medical Association approach the federal government to request that mandatory health warnings and the advertising restrictions proposed for other tobacco products apply equally to smokeless tobacco products.
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Training physicians to practice in urban and rural settings

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy506
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage Canadian undergraduate and postgraduate medical education programs to train physicians who have the appropriate knowledge and skills to meet the health care needs of the Canadian public in both urban and non-urban settings.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage Canadian undergraduate and postgraduate medical education programs to train physicians who have the appropriate knowledge and skills to meet the health care needs of the Canadian public in both urban and non-urban settings.
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Ottawa principles on marketing to children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11731
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
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Position statement of resident doctors of Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11738
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the position statement of Resident Doctors of Canada on capacity for the fall 2015 administration of the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part II
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the position statement of Resident Doctors of Canada on capacity for the fall 2015 administration of the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part II
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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11739
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges the completion of the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the importance of recognizing and not forgetting the terrible impact that the residential school system has had and, as a consequence of ongoing intergenerational trauma, continues to have on the health of many First Nations, Inuit and Metis People of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges the completion of the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the importance of recognizing and not forgetting the terrible impact that the residential school system has had and, as a consequence of ongoing intergenerational trauma, continues to have on the health of many First Nations, Inuit and Metis People of Canada.
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Demographic top-up cash transfer from the federal to the provincial and territorial governments

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11740
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the implementation of a demographic top-up cash transfer from the federal to the provincial and territorial governments as outlined in BD 15-121.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the implementation of a demographic top-up cash transfer from the federal to the provincial and territorial governments as outlined in BD 15-121.
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Physician engagement in palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11748
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts, in principle, the recommendations for physician engagement in palliative care as set out in the report, Palliative Care: CMA National Call to Action as outlined in Appendix A to EX 15-21, as amended.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts, in principle, the recommendations for physician engagement in palliative care as set out in the report, Palliative Care: CMA National Call to Action as outlined in Appendix A to EX 15-21, as amended.
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Around-the-clock services for frail and elderly Canadians living in the community.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11600
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports improved training, resource allocation and incentives to help primary care physicians develop robust, around-the-clock services for frail and elderly Canadians living in the community.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports improved training, resource allocation and incentives to help primary care physicians develop robust, around-the-clock services for frail and elderly Canadians living in the community.
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Adoption of fracture-liaison programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11601
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the adoption of fracture-liaison programs at facilities involved with post-fracture care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the adoption of fracture-liaison programs at facilities involved with post-fracture care.
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National seniors’ strategy specifically addresses the needs of seniors in rural and northern areas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11603
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will ensure that its national seniors’ strategy specifically addresses the needs of seniors in rural and northern areas.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will ensure that its national seniors’ strategy specifically addresses the needs of seniors in rural and northern areas.
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Support for family caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11604
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the inclusion of adequate, evidence-based support for family caregivers in a national seniors’ strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the inclusion of adequate, evidence-based support for family caregivers in a national seniors’ strategy.
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The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the participation, roles and valuable contributions of seniors

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11605
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the participation, roles and valuable contributions of seniors in our society.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the participation, roles and valuable contributions of seniors in our society.
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Guidelines and standards for the use of telemonitoring technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11606
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of guidelines and standards for the use of telemonitoring technology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of guidelines and standards for the use of telemonitoring technology.
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