Advance care planning

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13694
Date
2017-May-27
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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Palliative and end-of-life care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11895
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges that palliative and end-of-life care has public health implications.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges that palliative and end-of-life care has public health implications.
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Palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11809
Date
2015-Oct-03
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
References 1 Policy Resolution GC99-87 – Access to end
  1 document  

Increased education and training in end- of-life care for community health care workers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11610
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages increased education and training in end- of-life care for community health care workers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages increased education and training in end- of-life care for community health care workers.
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Assisted death as defined by the Supreme Court of Canada is distinct from the practice of palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11611
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that the practice of assisted death as defined by the Supreme Court of Canada is distinct from the practice of palliative care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that the practice of assisted death as defined by the Supreme Court of Canada is distinct from the practice of palliative care.
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Accredited standards for the management of life-limiting chronic disease

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11636
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and application of accredited standards for the integration of a palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and application of accredited standards for the integration of a palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
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Discussion of and access to a high- quality palliative approach to care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11639
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate that discussion of and access to a high- quality palliative approach to care be available to all Canadians, including those with life- limiting illnesses who are considering assisted death.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate that discussion of and access to a high- quality palliative approach to care be available to all Canadians, including those with life- limiting illnesses who are considering assisted death.
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Physician engagement in palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11748
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts, in principle, the recommendations for physician engagement in palliative care as set out in the report, Palliative Care: CMA National Call to Action as outlined in Appendix A to EX 15-21, as amended.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts, in principle, the recommendations for physician engagement in palliative care as set out in the report, Palliative Care: CMA National Call to Action as outlined in Appendix A to EX 15-21, as amended.
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Palliative care services and expertise

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11216
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that all health care providers should have access to referral for palliative care services and expertise.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that all health care providers should have access to referral for palliative care services and expertise.
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Emergency funding for end-of-life care for uninsured people residing in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11221
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports in principle emergency funding for end-of-life care for uninsured people residing in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports in principle emergency funding for end-of-life care for uninsured people residing in Canada.
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Palliative Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10876
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of the palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of the palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
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Palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10893
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all relevant legislation be amended to recognize that any person whose medical condition warrants it is entitled to receive palliative care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all relevant legislation be amended to recognize that any person whose medical condition warrants it is entitled to receive palliative care.
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Palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10898
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that every person nearing the end of life who wishes to receive palliative care services at home should have access to them.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that every person nearing the end of life who wishes to receive palliative care services at home should have access to them.
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Quality End-of-Life Care report

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy388
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association advise the Federal Minister of Health that it supports the recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee of the Senate "Quality End-of-Life Care" of June 2000, as appended to the Reports to General Council, and urge the government to work with provincial and territorial governments towards rapid implementation of the recommendations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association advise the Federal Minister of Health that it supports the recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee of the Senate "Quality End-of-Life Care" of June 2000, as appended to the Reports to General Council, and urge the government to work with provincial and territorial governments towards rapid implementation of the recommendations.
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