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Patient Charter

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10190
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
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Smoking cessation interventions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10192
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a national training initiative for health care providers that targets smoking cessation interventions for people with serious mental illness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a national training initiative for health care providers that targets smoking cessation interventions for people with serious mental illness.
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Pets on airplanes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10193
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on all pets, except for certified service animals, travelling inside the aircraft cabin on all Canadian passenger planes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on all pets, except for certified service animals, travelling inside the aircraft cabin on all Canadian passenger planes.
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Modern media for the delivery of medical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10198
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of training in the uses of modern media for the delivery of medical care in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs within Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of training in the uses of modern media for the delivery of medical care in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs within Canada.
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Water quality and human health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10199
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that norms for regulation and standard setting on water quality and human health should be based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that norms for regulation and standard setting on water quality and human health should be based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
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Timely access to hospitalization in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10201
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely access to hospitalization in Canada for Canadians who have become ill or been injured while travelling outside Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely access to hospitalization in Canada for Canadians who have become ill or been injured while travelling outside Canada.
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Retention strategies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10202
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the enhancement of retention strategies for physicians who are nearing retirement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the enhancement of retention strategies for physicians who are nearing retirement.
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Health administration programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10203
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the integration of clinical observation and epidemiology training into health administration programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the integration of clinical observation and epidemiology training into health administration programs.
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Process improvement methodologies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10204
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work to identify how funding can be used to support physicians and physician groups who wish to learn about process improvement methodologies, participate in process improvement initiatives, and become physician champions of such methods and initiatives.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work to identify how funding can be used to support physicians and physician groups who wish to learn about process improvement methodologies, participate in process improvement initiatives, and become physician champions of such methods and initiatives.
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Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will educate and advise the profession and the public on methods of cellphone operation that will minimize radio frequency penetration to the brain.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will educate and advise the profession and the public on methods of cellphone operation that will minimize radio frequency penetration to the brain.
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Risk of acetaminophen overdose

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10209
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all over-the-counter preparations containing acetaminophen have a prominent warning on the front of the packaging that informs consumers about the risk of acetaminophen overdose.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all over-the-counter preparations containing acetaminophen have a prominent warning on the front of the packaging that informs consumers about the risk of acetaminophen overdose.
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Antibiotics used in the raising of farm animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10211
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a prescription from a veterinarian be required for all antibiotics used in the raising of farm animals or for any other agricultural purpose.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a prescription from a veterinarian be required for all antibiotics used in the raising of farm animals or for any other agricultural purpose.
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International designation of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10212
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will express to the Government of Canada its strong opposition to the government's decision to contest the international designation of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will express to the Government of Canada its strong opposition to the government's decision to contest the international designation of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical.
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National standards for patient care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10216
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will explore options for a cross-jurisdictional approach to the development of national standards for patient care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will explore options for a cross-jurisdictional approach to the development of national standards for patient care.
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Perioperative Improvement Committee

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10217
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the establishment of a multi-stakeholder Perioperative Improvement Committee to develop a report with a national framework for improving surgical quality, efficiency and access in hospitals across Canada within two years of its initial meeting.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the establishment of a multi-stakeholder Perioperative Improvement Committee to develop a report with a national framework for improving surgical quality, efficiency and access in hospitals across Canada within two years of its initial meeting.
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A Healthy Population for a Stronger Economy: CMA pre-budget consultation submission to the Standing Committee on Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10224
Date
2011-Aug-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
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Joint position statement: Principles to guide health care transformation in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10218
Date
2011-Jul-27
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Jul-27
Replaces
PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION IN CANADA
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Documents
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Determining the impact of chemical contamination on human health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10149
Date
2011-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Medication use and seniors (Update 2017)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10151
Date
2011-May-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2011-May-28
Replaces
Medication use and seniors
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Documents
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Joint Policy Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Realities and Access to Services for First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10261
Date
2011-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the Joint Policy Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Realities and Access to Services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 11-113.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the Joint Policy Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Realities and Access to Services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 11-113.
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