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Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10367
Date
2011-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s document Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-61.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s document Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-61.
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Testing of antibiotics

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10157
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the routine testing of antibiotics manufactured in or imported into Canada to ensure that they all comply with the labelling on the containers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the routine testing of antibiotics manufactured in or imported into Canada to ensure that they all comply with the labelling on the containers.
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Mentoring of early career physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10161
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of programs that will facilitate the mentoring of early career physicians in their transition to clinical practice by experienced physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of programs that will facilitate the mentoring of early career physicians in their transition to clinical practice by experienced physicians.
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Scopes of practice

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10162
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports physicians engaging in their full scope of practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports physicians engaging in their full scope of practice.
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Physician recruitment and retention programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10163
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for adequate resources and coordination for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of physician recruitment and retention programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for adequate resources and coordination for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of physician recruitment and retention programs.
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Courses on health system operations and financing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10164
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests the faculties of medicine to include courses on health system operations and financing in the curricula.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests the faculties of medicine to include courses on health system operations and financing in the curricula.
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Informed career choices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10165
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assist physicians during all stages of their career, with special emphasis on helping medical students and residents make informed career choices by providing job-trend data and other career-planning resources.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assist physicians during all stages of their career, with special emphasis on helping medical students and residents make informed career choices by providing job-trend data and other career-planning resources.
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Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10173
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for federal government adherence to the United Nations’ "Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for federal government adherence to the United Nations’ "Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict."
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Compulsory use of helmets

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10175
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the compulsory use of helmets by people of all ages when riding all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the compulsory use of helmets by people of all ages when riding all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
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Sale of undergraduate training positions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10181
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes the sale of undergraduate training positions to foreign students if this practice reduces the opportunities for Canadian applicants or negatively affects their educational experience.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes the sale of undergraduate training positions to foreign students if this practice reduces the opportunities for Canadian applicants or negatively affects their educational experience.
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Techniques of advocacy and leadership

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10182
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively encourages and will facilitate the incorporation of increased formal training in the techniques of advocacy and leadership in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical curricula.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively encourages and will facilitate the incorporation of increased formal training in the techniques of advocacy and leadership in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical curricula.
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Mercury emissions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10184
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively advocates for: - reduction in mercury emissions from health care settings by progressively replacing its use, - promotion of health care sector leadership in the global reduction of mercury emissions, - promotion of the adoption of healthy public policies with regard to mercury.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively advocates for: - reduction in mercury emissions from health care settings by progressively replacing its use, - promotion of health care sector leadership in the global reduction of mercury emissions, - promotion of the adoption of healthy public policies with regard to mercury.
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Standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10186
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and adoption of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators to: - establish performance targets, - track progress, - pursue continued improvements against those targets.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and adoption of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators to: - establish performance targets, - track progress, - pursue continued improvements against those targets.
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Standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10187
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the mandatory reporting of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the mandatory reporting of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators.
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Postgraduate training positions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10188
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national forum to foster the alignment of postgraduate training positions with current and future societal needs, evolving models of care delivery and available health system resources.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national forum to foster the alignment of postgraduate training positions with current and future societal needs, evolving models of care delivery and available health system resources.
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Patient Charter

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10190
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
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Smoking cessation interventions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10192
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a national training initiative for health care providers that targets smoking cessation interventions for people with serious mental illness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a national training initiative for health care providers that targets smoking cessation interventions for people with serious mental illness.
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Pets on airplanes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10193
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on all pets, except for certified service animals, travelling inside the aircraft cabin on all Canadian passenger planes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on all pets, except for certified service animals, travelling inside the aircraft cabin on all Canadian passenger planes.
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Modern media for the delivery of medical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10198
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of training in the uses of modern media for the delivery of medical care in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs within Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of training in the uses of modern media for the delivery of medical care in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs within Canada.
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Water quality and human health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10199
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that norms for regulation and standard setting on water quality and human health should be based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that norms for regulation and standard setting on water quality and human health should be based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
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