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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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Toward a Dementia Strategy for Canada: CMA Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10674
Date
2013-Jan-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

CMA Response: Health Canada's Medical Marijuana Regulatory Proposal

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10702
Date
2013-Feb-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Consensus Guideline for Health Professionals Working with First Nations, Inuit and Metis

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10741
Date
2013-Mar-02
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Consensus Guideline for Health Professionals Working with First Nations, Inuit and Metis developed by the SOGC outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-99.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2013-Mar-02
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Consensus Guideline for Health Professionals Working with First Nations, Inuit and Metis developed by the SOGC outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-99.
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Illness and injury prevention

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10750
Date
2013-Mar-02
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for greater emphasis on illness and injury prevention and health promotion by the Council of the Federation Health Care Innovation Working Group.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2013-Mar-02
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for greater emphasis on illness and injury prevention and health promotion by the Council of the Federation Health Care Innovation Working Group.
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CMA Submission: The need for health infrastructure in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10705
Date
2013-Mar-18
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  2 documents  

Canadian Medical Association Submission on Bill S-209, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (prize fights)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10708
Date
2013-Apr-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Canadian Medical Association Submission on Motion 315 (Income Inequality)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10715
Date
2013-Apr-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
  1 document  

Submission on Bill C-462 Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act. Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy14026
Date
2013-May-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
  1 document  

Canadian Medical Association Submission on Bill C-462 Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10812
Date
2013-May-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
  1 document  

The treating physician's role in helping patients return to work after an illness or injury (Update 2013)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10754
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2013-May-25
Replaces
The physician's role in helping patients return to work after an illness or injury (Update 2010)
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Documents
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Position statement on prescription drug shortages in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10756
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Position statement on bodychecking in youth ice hockey

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10758
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Better health, better care and better value

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10960
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will continue to collaborate with the Council of the Federation – Health Care Innovation Working Group to help ensure that Canada delivers on better health, better care and better value.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will continue to collaborate with the Council of the Federation – Health Care Innovation Working Group to help ensure that Canada delivers on better health, better care and better value.
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Resident principles on physician health human resources to better serve Canadians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11696
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the six guiding principles in the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents' "Resident Principles on Physician Health Human Resources to Better Serve Canadians" informing the realignment of the postgraduate medical education system supporting a national strategy to meet future societal health care needs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the six guiding principles in the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents' "Resident Principles on Physician Health Human Resources to Better Serve Canadians" informing the realignment of the postgraduate medical education system supporting a national strategy to meet future societal health care needs.
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Resident duty hours

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10844
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will investigate the impact of changes to resident duty hours on physician resource planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will investigate the impact of changes to resident duty hours on physician resource planning.
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Projection models for health human resources

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10845
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports supply-and-demand projection models for health human resources using standardized methodology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports supply-and-demand projection models for health human resources using standardized methodology.
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