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Training and support for physicians in addiction medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9524
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health human resources
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on national and provincial/territorial medical education and licensing bodies to expand training and support for physicians in addiction medicine, including formal recognition of special skills and improved training and support opportunities for primary care physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health human resources
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on national and provincial/territorial medical education and licensing bodies to expand training and support for physicians in addiction medicine, including formal recognition of special skills and improved training and support opportunities for primary care physicians.
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Unique challenges of managing pain in older adults

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11900
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends research into and education for health care providers concerning the unique challenges of managing pain in older adults.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends research into and education for health care providers concerning the unique challenges of managing pain in older adults.
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