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Aboriginal patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8558
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, in cooperation with Aboriginal associations, calls for medical schools to develop courses to educate physicians on: a) the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, b) communication skills to enhance their care of Aboriginal patients, and c) their response to health issues of particular concern to Aboriginal patients and their communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, in cooperation with Aboriginal associations, calls for medical schools to develop courses to educate physicians on: a) the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, b) communication skills to enhance their care of Aboriginal patients, and c) their response to health issues of particular concern to Aboriginal patients and their communities.
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Environmental stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8936
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
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The environment and tax incentives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8888
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide funding and/or tax incentives to assist the health care sector and health care professionals to adopt more environmentally sensitive practices.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide funding and/or tax incentives to assist the health care sector and health care professionals to adopt more environmentally sensitive practices.
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Insurance fund of last resort

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8520
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to create an insurance fund of last resort to provide financial relief to parents for the catastrophic cost of drugs and other health care services provided to children as part of an accepted treatment protocol for childhood illnesses and disorders when not covered by public insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to create an insurance fund of last resort to provide financial relief to parents for the catastrophic cost of drugs and other health care services provided to children as part of an accepted treatment protocol for childhood illnesses and disorders when not covered by public insurance.
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The medical profession’s critical role in supporting immunization

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11643
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will provide information and tools to physicians to promote the medical profession’s critical role in supporting immunization.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will provide information and tools to physicians to promote the medical profession’s critical role in supporting immunization.
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Noxious effects of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8548
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government warn the population about the noxious effects of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government warn the population about the noxious effects of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
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Pharmacists who are given independent prescribing authority

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8557
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with its divisions and affiliates, without endorsing pharmacist independent prescribing strongly urges the Government of Alberta to require pharmacists who are given independent prescribing authority to: a) require explicit, informed consent from a patient; b) maintain a patient's record; c) provide 24-hour availability to the patient; d) carry appropriate coverage for legal liability; e) disclose any potential conflict of interest as both a prescriber and dispenser of medication; and, f) if the pharmacist changes a physician's prescription, advise the physician of the change(s).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with its divisions and affiliates, without endorsing pharmacist independent prescribing strongly urges the Government of Alberta to require pharmacists who are given independent prescribing authority to: a) require explicit, informed consent from a patient; b) maintain a patient's record; c) provide 24-hour availability to the patient; d) carry appropriate coverage for legal liability; e) disclose any potential conflict of interest as both a prescriber and dispenser of medication; and, f) if the pharmacist changes a physician's prescription, advise the physician of the change(s).
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Putting Patients First: Patient-Centred Collaborative Care - A Discussion Paper

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8863
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the strategic policy directions outlined in the CMA document Putting Patients First: Patient-Centred Collaborative Care - A Discussion Paper as necessary elements of any collaborative care team.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the strategic policy directions outlined in the CMA document Putting Patients First: Patient-Centred Collaborative Care - A Discussion Paper as necessary elements of any collaborative care team.
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Recommendations pertaining to children's mental health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8507
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses all of the recommendations pertaining to children's mental health in the Senate report, Out of the Shadows at Last - Transforming Mental Health, Mental Illness and Addiction Services in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses all of the recommendations pertaining to children's mental health in the Senate report, Out of the Shadows at Last - Transforming Mental Health, Mental Illness and Addiction Services in Canada.
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Sale of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8547
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to study the possibility of national legislation governing the promotion and sale of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to study the possibility of national legislation governing the promotion and sale of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
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