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Clinical tests and interventions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10857
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will form a collaborative working group to develop specialty-specific lists of clinical tests/interventions and procedures for which benefits have generally not been shown to exceed the risks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will form a collaborative working group to develop specialty-specific lists of clinical tests/interventions and procedures for which benefits have generally not been shown to exceed the risks.
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National Dementia Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10858
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will revise its proposed framework for a National Dementia Strategy to include education on the assessment and management of pain prior to the initiation of anti-psychotic therapy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will revise its proposed framework for a National Dementia Strategy to include education on the assessment and management of pain prior to the initiation of anti-psychotic therapy.
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Assessing risk for violence in persons with mental illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10859
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will make recommendations regarding training in and the use of standardized processes for assessing risk for violence in persons with mental illness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will make recommendations regarding training in and the use of standardized processes for assessing risk for violence in persons with mental illness.
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Accountability standards

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10860
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
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Noise levels in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10861
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national strategy for the creation of community and regional maps that track noise levels in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national strategy for the creation of community and regional maps that track noise levels in Canada.
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Collaborative approaches to mental health care for children and youth

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10862
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends strengthening collaborative approaches to mental health care for children and youth.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends strengthening collaborative approaches to mental health care for children and youth.
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Access to results of government-funded research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10863
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely public access and transparency to the results of and information from government-funded research.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely public access and transparency to the results of and information from government-funded research.
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Psychoactive substances

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10864
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that there be an increased emphasis on public health-oriented approaches by regulatory authorities responsible for psychoactive substances.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that there be an increased emphasis on public health-oriented approaches by regulatory authorities responsible for psychoactive substances.
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Doctors' Day in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10865
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the proclamation of a specific annual date as "Doctors' Day in Canada."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the proclamation of a specific annual date as "Doctors' Day in Canada."
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Employment and mental illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10866
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports programs and services that help people with mental illness find and maintain employment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports programs and services that help people with mental illness find and maintain employment.
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Care of seniors

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10867
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for a pan-Canadian strategy to support the care of seniors that is based on the Principles to Guide Health Care Transformation in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for a pan-Canadian strategy to support the care of seniors that is based on the Principles to Guide Health Care Transformation in Canada.
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Urban planning and population health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10868
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports integration of the concepts of population health and impact assessment into urban planning and design.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports integration of the concepts of population health and impact assessment into urban planning and design.
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Mobile applications for health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10869
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of an accreditation process for mobile applications for health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of an accreditation process for mobile applications for health.
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Exposure to bisphenol A

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10870
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for legislation to protect Canadians from continued exposure to bisphenol A.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for legislation to protect Canadians from continued exposure to bisphenol A.
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Strategy to combat obesity

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10871
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for a strategy to combat obesity that includes requiring package and retail display warnings about health risks associated with excess consumption of high-calorie, low- nutritional-value junk foods/drinks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for a strategy to combat obesity that includes requiring package and retail display warnings about health risks associated with excess consumption of high-calorie, low- nutritional-value junk foods/drinks.
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Family caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10872
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a national standard of support for the family caregivers of individuals living with mental and physical disabilities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a national standard of support for the family caregivers of individuals living with mental and physical disabilities.
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Extreme weather events

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10873
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for more federal assistance to support ongoing, systematic efforts to mitigate, prevent, respond to and recover from extreme weather events and their consequences on human health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for more federal assistance to support ongoing, systematic efforts to mitigate, prevent, respond to and recover from extreme weather events and their consequences on human health.
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Palliative care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10874
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the integration of accessible quality palliative care services into community and chronic care service delivery models.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the integration of accessible quality palliative care services into community and chronic care service delivery models.
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Scope-of-practice expansion

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10875
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that conflict-of-interest issues be considered when any scope-of-practice expansion that allows allied health professionals to both prescribe and dispense medication is considered.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that conflict-of-interest issues be considered when any scope-of-practice expansion that allows allied health professionals to both prescribe and dispense medication is considered.
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Palliative Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10876
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of the palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of the palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
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