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Advancing safety as a component of quality improvement in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10568
Date
2012-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the white paper Advancing safety as a component of quality improvement in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-132.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2012-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the white paper Advancing safety as a component of quality improvement in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-132.
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Advocating for health system improvement

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10492
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association insists that physicians be protected from intimidation when engaging in health and health care system related advocacy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association insists that physicians be protected from intimidation when engaging in health and health care system related advocacy.
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Allocation of resources

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9886
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, strongly urges governments that decisions regarding the allocation of resources for new and existing health care treatments, programs, policies and products be consistent with the best available scientific evidence.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, strongly urges governments that decisions regarding the allocation of resources for new and existing health care treatments, programs, policies and products be consistent with the best available scientific evidence.
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Antibiotic resistant organisms in humans

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9902
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada to investigate the agriculture-related release of antibiotic resistant organisms and residual antibiotics into earth and water ecosystems, as well as the role they play in the emergence of antibiotic resistant organisms in humans.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada to investigate the agriculture-related release of antibiotic resistant organisms and residual antibiotics into earth and water ecosystems, as well as the role they play in the emergence of antibiotic resistant organisms in humans.
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Antibiotics in animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9904
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to investigate animal husbandry techniques that decrease the need for antibiotics in animals and to support techniques proven to be effective.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to investigate animal husbandry techniques that decrease the need for antibiotics in animals and to support techniques proven to be effective.
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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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Application of evidence-based medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9893
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, faculties of medicine, College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to greatly expand efforts to familiarize medical students and residents with the application of evidence-based medicine, including systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, care pathways and related techniques to improve quality, safety and efficiency in medicine.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, faculties of medicine, College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to greatly expand efforts to familiarize medical students and residents with the application of evidence-based medicine, including systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, care pathways and related techniques to improve quality, safety and efficiency in medicine.
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Best practices in physician leadership

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10468
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices in physician leadership and engagement across the country.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices in physician leadership and engagement across the country.
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Call to Action: The Need for a National Pain Strategy for Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10595
Date
2012-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the document entitled Call to Action: The Need for a National Pain Strategy for Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-10.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the document entitled Call to Action: The Need for a National Pain Strategy for Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-10.
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Cannabis for Medical Purposes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10045
Date
2010-Dec-04
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy555
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
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Chalk River National Research Universal reactor

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9919
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to make a public commitment to keep the Chalk River National Research Universal reactor operational for as long as necessary beyond the announced date of 2016 and until secure alternative supplies of isotopes or alternative radiopharmaceuticals are proven and available.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to make a public commitment to keep the Chalk River National Research Universal reactor operational for as long as necessary beyond the announced date of 2016 and until secure alternative supplies of isotopes or alternative radiopharmaceuticals are proven and available.
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Change in the economic climate

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10520
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports a national strategy to assist communities in the development and implementation of comprehensive health plans to address short- or long-term adverse effects associated with a sudden change in the economic climate.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports a national strategy to assist communities in the development and implementation of comprehensive health plans to address short- or long-term adverse effects associated with a sudden change in the economic climate.
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Charter for Patient-centred Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9847
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, patient advocacy groups and other medical and health organizations to further develop the elements of the Charter for Patient-centred Care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, patient advocacy groups and other medical and health organizations to further develop the elements of the Charter for Patient-centred Care.
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Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associate organizations, calls on governments to add chronic pain to the list of recognized chronic diseases.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associate organizations, calls on governments to add chronic pain to the list of recognized chronic diseases.
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Climate Change and Human Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9809
Date
2010-Jun-09
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Clinical practice guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10456
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose deployment strategies to ensure maximum use of clinical practice guidelines by physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose deployment strategies to ensure maximum use of clinical practice guidelines by physicians.
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CMA Patient Safety Policy Framework (Update 2010)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9747
Date
2010-Feb-27
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2010-Feb-27
Replaces
CMA Patient Safety Policy Framework (2001)
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Documents
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CMA presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10441
Date
2012-May-31
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

CMA Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology - Prescription Drugs: Clinical Trials and Approval

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10437
Date
2012-May-09
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

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