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Integration of clinical practice guidelines with electronic medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10458
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of clinical practice guidelines with electronic medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of clinical practice guidelines with electronic medical records.
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Healthy body mass index prior to pregnancy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10473
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the development of guidelines to promote the importance of a healthy body mass index prior to pregnancy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the development of guidelines to promote the importance of a healthy body mass index prior to pregnancy.
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Road safety research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10494
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports road safety research and the creation of provincial/territorial evaluation networks to compile, monitor and analyze pertinent road safety data.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports road safety research and the creation of provincial/territorial evaluation networks to compile, monitor and analyze pertinent road safety data.
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Depression in the workplace

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10513
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a comprehensive strategy to address the impact of depression in the workplace.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a comprehensive strategy to address the impact of depression in the workplace.
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Vaccination for human papillomavirus

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10516
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for public funding to vaccinate both girls and boys for human papillomavirus.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for public funding to vaccinate both girls and boys for human papillomavirus.
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Sunscreen labelling

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10517
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the review and update of sunscreen labelling regulations and directions for all sunscreen products.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the review and update of sunscreen labelling regulations and directions for all sunscreen products.
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Radiation-emitting laser or pulsed-light devices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10518
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the implementation of strict credentialing requirements for personnel who operate any radiation-emitting laser or pulsed-light devices when treating patients with medical or cosmetic skin concerns.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the implementation of strict credentialing requirements for personnel who operate any radiation-emitting laser or pulsed-light devices when treating patients with medical or cosmetic skin concerns.
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Personalized medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10529
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the impacts of personalized medicine on medical practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the impacts of personalized medicine on medical practice.
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Antibiotics in animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10534
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports regulations to severely limit the use of medically important antibiotics on animals being raised for human consumption.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports regulations to severely limit the use of medically important antibiotics on animals being raised for human consumption.
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Drug manufacturing and distribution

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10535
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the modernization of the federal Food and Drugs Act relating to drug manufacturing and distribution processes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the modernization of the federal Food and Drugs Act relating to drug manufacturing and distribution processes.
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Regulatory measures to ban smoking in outdoor public places

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10684
Date
2012-Dec-08
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Board of Directors recommends to all levels of government that they enact regulatory measures to ban smoking in outdoor public places under their jurisdiction.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Dec-08
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Board of Directors recommends to all levels of government that they enact regulatory measures to ban smoking in outdoor public places under their jurisdiction.
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Continuum of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8844
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
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Informal caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8846
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
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Long-term health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8853
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
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Independent prescribing authority

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8862
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that pharmacists not be given independent prescribing authority.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that pharmacists not be given independent prescribing authority.
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The right to prescribe medications

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8864
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that the right to prescribe medications independently for medical conditions must be reserved for qualified practitioners who are adequately trained to take a medical history, perform a physical examination, order and interpret appropriate investigations, and arrive at a working diagnosis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that the right to prescribe medications independently for medical conditions must be reserved for qualified practitioners who are adequately trained to take a medical history, perform a physical examination, order and interpret appropriate investigations, and arrive at a working diagnosis.
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Access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8877
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to promote access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities affected by disruptions in traditional food-acquisition methods and a shift to a more processed low-nutrient diet.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to promote access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities affected by disruptions in traditional food-acquisition methods and a shift to a more processed low-nutrient diet.
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Integrated water stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8885
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to adopt an integrated water stewardship approach to ensure that all Canadians have access to adequate supplies of clean, safe and reliable drinking water.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to adopt an integrated water stewardship approach to ensure that all Canadians have access to adequate supplies of clean, safe and reliable drinking water.
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The environment and tax incentives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8889
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide incentives, such as tax incentives and tax and emission credits, to promote the early adoption of environmental technologies and practices in all industries and sectors (private and public) of the economy as part of a comprehensive and integrated strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide incentives, such as tax incentives and tax and emission credits, to promote the early adoption of environmental technologies and practices in all industries and sectors (private and public) of the economy as part of a comprehensive and integrated strategy.
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Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to improve the quality of the air that Canadians breathe by strengthening initiatives to reduce domestic air pollution emissions and advocating strongly for emission reductions in bordering American states.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to improve the quality of the air that Canadians breathe by strengthening initiatives to reduce domestic air pollution emissions and advocating strongly for emission reductions in bordering American states.
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