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Regulatory framework for the mandatory reporting of adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents by provincial and territorial healthcare institutions.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11814
Date
2016-Jan-20
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

2015 revision of the World Medical Association statement on nuclear weapons

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11871
Date
2016-Feb-27
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the 2015 revision of the World Medical Association Statement on Nuclear Weapons (https://www.wma.net/policies-post/wma-statement-on-nuclear-weapons/) [Please copy and paste this link into your web browser.]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Feb-27
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the 2015 revision of the World Medical Association Statement on Nuclear Weapons (https://www.wma.net/policies-post/wma-statement-on-nuclear-weapons/) [Please copy and paste this link into your web browser.]
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Joint Canadian Medical Association & Canadian Psychiatric Association Policy - Access to mental health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11890
Date
2016-May-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Canadian guideline for safe and effective use of opioids for chronic pain

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11901
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain include consideration of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors specific to older adults.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain include consideration of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors specific to older adults.
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Standardized non-pharmacologic order sets

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11903
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the development of national standardized non-pharmacologic order sets for the treatment of older adults with delirium.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the development of national standardized non-pharmacologic order sets for the treatment of older adults with delirium.
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Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11905
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the addition of low-risk guidelines specific to people aged 65 or older to augment "Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the addition of low-risk guidelines specific to people aged 65 or older to augment "Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines."
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Patient navigator models

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11907
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
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Bill C-224, Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11910
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-224, Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-224, Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.
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Coalition for healthy school food

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11911
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will become a member of the "Coalition for Healthy School Food."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will become a member of the "Coalition for Healthy School Food."
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Cost of neuropsychological assessments

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11912
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of the cost of neuropsychological assessments of all patients suspected of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as an insured-benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of the cost of neuropsychological assessments of all patients suspected of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as an insured-benefit.
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Safe use of greywater

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11915
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages governments at all levels to implement policies that support the safe use of greywater.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages governments at all levels to implement policies that support the safe use of greywater.
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Health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11916
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports incorporating full-cost accounting, including greenhouse gas emissions and water-usage impacts, into health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing for unconventional oil and gas reserves.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports incorporating full-cost accounting, including greenhouse gas emissions and water-usage impacts, into health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing for unconventional oil and gas reserves.
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Insurance coverage

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11923
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for regulations to prevent insurance providers from requesting invasive and/or potentially harmful medical procedures or tests as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for regulations to prevent insurance providers from requesting invasive and/or potentially harmful medical procedures or tests as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage.
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Front-of-package labelling consultation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13800
Date
2016-Oct-31
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Regulation of Self-Care Products in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13802
Date
2016-Oct-31
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Health Canada’s Consultation on “Plain and Standardized Packaging”

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13817
Date
2016-Aug-12
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Statement to the House of Commons Committee on Health addressing the opioid crisis in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13936
Date
2016-Oct-18
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Wait Time Alliance's benchmarks for psychiatric care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11687
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments, within their areas of jurisdiction, to adopt the Wait Time Alliance's benchmarks for psychiatric care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments, within their areas of jurisdiction, to adopt the Wait Time Alliance's benchmarks for psychiatric care.
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Health Canada's new radon exposure guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11689
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to ensure that private residences and public and commercial buildings in Canada are appropriately tested to meet Health Canada's new radon exposure guidelines.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to ensure that private residences and public and commercial buildings in Canada are appropriately tested to meet Health Canada's new radon exposure guidelines.
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Examination of adverse events

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11692
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on regulatory agencies, hospitals, health regions and others to utilize a non-punitive quality improvement approach to the examination of adverse events while still acknowledging individual accountability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on regulatory agencies, hospitals, health regions and others to utilize a non-punitive quality improvement approach to the examination of adverse events while still acknowledging individual accountability.
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