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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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Student wellness education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11624
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages medical schools to incorporate student wellness education in the medical school curriculum.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages medical schools to incorporate student wellness education in the medical school curriculum.
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Grief resources and peer-support networks for physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11625
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will explore options for developing grief resources and peer-support networks for physicians dealing with bereavement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will explore options for developing grief resources and peer-support networks for physicians dealing with bereavement.
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Arm’s- length, anonymous pre-accreditation survey

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11647
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association affirms its support for the continued use of the arm’s- length, anonymous pre-accreditation survey as an integral component of the national system of accreditation for postgraduate medical education.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association affirms its support for the continued use of the arm’s- length, anonymous pre-accreditation survey as an integral component of the national system of accreditation for postgraduate medical education.
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Price negotiations for prescription drugs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11649
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance to invite the federal government and private health insurance industry to participate in its price negotiations for prescription drugs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance to invite the federal government and private health insurance industry to participate in its price negotiations for prescription drugs.
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National strategy on the use of naloxone

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11651
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and implementation of a national strategy on the use of naloxone.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and implementation of a national strategy on the use of naloxone.
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Equitable and comprehensive national pharmacare program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11652
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive national pharmacare program.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive national pharmacare program.
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A unified voice when advocating on issues of common interest

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11657
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and College of Family Physicians of Canada to provide a unified voice when advocating on issues of common interest.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and College of Family Physicians of Canada to provide a unified voice when advocating on issues of common interest.
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CMA's Response to Health Canada's Public Consultation Guide to New Authorities in reference to Bill C-17, Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11599
Date
2015-Jun-08
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Complementary and alternative medicine (update 2015)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11529
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Physician resource planning (updated 2015)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11533
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health human resources
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2015-May-30
Replaces
Physician resource planning (Update 2003)
Topics
Health human resources
Documents
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Harms associated with opioids and other psychoactive prescription drugs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11535
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

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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Bill C-2 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Respect for Communities Act)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11519
Date
2015-May-14
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Accessibility: the solution lies in cooperation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11518
Date
2015-Mar-25
Topics
Health human resources
  1 document  

CMA statement authorizing marijuana for medical purposes (update 2015)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11514
Date
2015-Feb-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That this Canadian Medical Association statement on eye care be approved. 1. The medical profession in general and ophthalmologists in particular have a responsibility to provide leadership in developing plans for effective, efficient and realistic eye care in Canadians. 2. The principle that the provision of eye care includes both medical and non-medical personnel is recognized and accepted. Any such personnel should be organized and administered to ensure adherence to all of the following specific principles: a) provision of quality eye care includes both medical (including surgical) and non-medical acts, b) only duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must be allowed to provide the medical aspects of eye care, c) duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must also be free to provide complete eye care, d) the duly qualified and legally licensed physician must be free to delegate appropriate eye care acts at his discretion to persons acting under his control and his responsibility, e) non-medical personnel should be free to perform independently only non-medical eye care acts: and they should perform independently only those acts that they are legally authorized to perform independently, and f) guidelines for referral between non- medical and medical personnel are essential. 3. Within the broad limits set by the above, many patterns are possible. However, in order to be effective, efficient and realistic, any eye care plan or plans that are developed should meet the following criteria: a) every citizen should have reasonable access to the eye care system through duly qualified and legally licensed medical or non-medical personnel of his choice in his own population-area, b) every citizen should have reasonable access to treatment of ocular disease by duly qualified and legally licensed medical personnel either by direct personal appointment, or by referral from other primary eye care personnel, c) treatment for especially complicated cases should be available to every citizen upon referral from medical personnel to specialized medical personnel in one or more adequately equipped centres in each province or region, d) programs designed for the promotion of eye health should be provided in every population-area. These should include prevention and early detection of eye disease and injury, and may be provided through programs and services that serve general needs or special needs such as: i) pre-school needs ii) school needs iii) industrial and occupational and recreational needs iv) specific survey (e.g., glaucoma) needs v) special purpose (e.g., driving and sports) needs vi) geriatric needs vii) ocular rehabilitation needs e) training institutions must be equipped and staffed to prepare graduates appropriately for their assigned roles in eye care term, f) optical appliances should be available in every population area, and other ocular prostheses should be within reasonable access- all at reasonable cost, g) methods of financing should provide for the maximum quality eye care for every one at the lowest possible cost to the government and to the private citizen, h) eye research programs should be appropriately staffed and funded, and i) the organizational structure of eye care services should establish and maintain lines of control and responsibility that are consistent with the principles and criteria enunciated above.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That this Canadian Medical Association statement on eye care be approved. 1. The medical profession in general and ophthalmologists in particular have a responsibility to provide leadership in developing plans for effective, efficient and realistic eye care in Canadians. 2. The principle that the provision of eye care includes both medical and non-medical personnel is recognized and accepted. Any such personnel should be organized and administered to ensure adherence to all of the following specific principles: a) provision of quality eye care includes both medical (including surgical) and non-medical acts, b) only duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must be allowed to provide the medical aspects of eye care, c) duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must also be free to provide complete eye care, d) the duly qualified and legally licensed physician must be free to delegate appropriate eye care acts at his discretion to persons acting under his control and his responsibility, e) non-medical personnel should be free to perform independently only non-medical eye care acts: and they should perform independently only those acts that they are legally authorized to perform independently, and f) guidelines for referral between non- medical and medical personnel are essential. 3. Within the broad limits set by the above, many patterns are possible. However, in order to be effective, efficient and realistic, any eye care plan or plans that are developed should meet the following criteria: a) every citizen should have reasonable access to the eye care system through duly qualified and legally licensed medical or non-medical personnel of his choice in his own population-area, b) every citizen should have reasonable access to treatment of ocular disease by duly qualified and legally licensed medical personnel either by direct personal appointment, or by referral from other primary eye care personnel, c) treatment for especially complicated cases should be available to every citizen upon referral from medical personnel to specialized medical personnel in one or more adequately equipped centres in each province or region, d) programs designed for the promotion of eye health should be provided in every population-area. These should include prevention and early detection of eye disease and injury, and may be provided through programs and services that serve general needs or special needs such as: i) pre-school needs ii) school needs iii) industrial and occupational and recreational needs iv) specific survey (e.g., glaucoma) needs v) special purpose (e.g., driving and sports) needs vi) geriatric needs vii) ocular rehabilitation needs e) training institutions must be equipped and staffed to prepare graduates appropriately for their assigned roles in eye care term, f) optical appliances should be available in every population area, and other ocular prostheses should be within reasonable access- all at reasonable cost, g) methods of financing should provide for the maximum quality eye care for every one at the lowest possible cost to the government and to the private citizen, h) eye research programs should be appropriately staffed and funded, and i) the organizational structure of eye care services should establish and maintain lines of control and responsibility that are consistent with the principles and criteria enunciated above.
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Ambulance services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy786
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing the vital role of ambulance services in providing mobile life support for the acutely ill and injured, recommends that i) ambulance services be considered, where practicable, a direct extension of a hospital emergency department and integrated with the emergency services, ii) ambulance services incorporate standards of personnel education, vehicular design and life support equipment commensurate with those of the overall emergency care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing the vital role of ambulance services in providing mobile life support for the acutely ill and injured, recommends that i) ambulance services be considered, where practicable, a direct extension of a hospital emergency department and integrated with the emergency services, ii) ambulance services incorporate standards of personnel education, vehicular design and life support equipment commensurate with those of the overall emergency care system.
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Psycho-active substances and the operation of motor vehicles and industrial equipment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy781
Date
1973-Jun-16
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the membership of the Canadian Medical Association clearly inform its patients, and the general public at large, of the hazards associated with the operation of motor vehicles, industrial equipment, etc., while under the influence of psycho-active substances, especially alcohol and antihistamines, and particularly the combination of such substances.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1973-Jun-16
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the membership of the Canadian Medical Association clearly inform its patients, and the general public at large, of the hazards associated with the operation of motor vehicles, industrial equipment, etc., while under the influence of psycho-active substances, especially alcohol and antihistamines, and particularly the combination of such substances.
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