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Health Care In Canada. Quiz #1
Terms in this set (46)
Who is the Father of Medicare
What was the Red Cross stripped of?
Responsibility of the supervision of the collection of volunteer donors across Canada
What are Residential Schools
Church-run schools that assumed the custodial rights of Indigenous children resulting in devastating effects on physical and mental health.
Who is the federal government responsible for when it comes to health care
health care for Aboriginal communities, some members of the RCMP and armed forces, people detained in Correctional Services, veterans and selected refugee claimants.
When did the Indigenous People first come into contact with the British, Russian, French and Spanish
Where was Canada's first hospital
What was established in 1873
The first school of nursing
What was established in 1968
The Medical Care Act
What is the purpose of the Romanow Report
To present recommendations to ensure the survival of Canada's health care system and to consider health promotion and disease prevention initiatives
What is the Health Environments and Consumer Safety Branch responsible for
Develops and supports programs that promote a safe and healthy lifestyle
How does the Canadian Institute of Health direct funds
distributes funding based on priority and need.
Who is responsible for health matters of Canadians
What must a household complete by law every 5 years
What is the Jordan Principle
A Child-first initiative implemented following arguments over who should pay for at-home care services needed
What is the role of the World Health Organization
specialized agency of the United Nations considered with the public health matters at an international level
What is a sustained worldwide transmission of an infectious disease known as-
What is a sudden flare-up of an infectious disease wither globally or within a specific group known as
True or false Tommy Douglas was the premier of Saskatchewan from 1944-1961
True or false "Baby bonus" was introduced in 1945?
Criteria established by the Canada Health Act of 1984
public administration, comprehensive coverage, universality, portability, and accessibility.
What is the largest annual cash transfer of funds from the federal government to the provinces and territories
Canada Health Transfer
Why are generic drugs available at a reduced cost
by not spending money on research and development
What is secondary care
patient must obtain a physician referral to access secondary care such as a specialist.
Which provinces pay health care premiums
Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario
What is the criteria in order for a provincial insurance plan to cover a medical treatment
-Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
-A resident of the province or territory in which he or she is seeking health coverage
-Physically resides in that jurisdiction for at least 6 months of the year
When might you be required to show photo ID when you visit a health care facility
If your Health card does not contain a picture
What are examples of uninsured and insured services
Uninsured Services: faxing, sick notes transfer of medical records
Insured Services: advice or counselling regarding health issues or doctor sending permanent records to a specialist
Are chiropractic services NOT covered in all provinces
may or may not be covered depending on the province
Who plays a significant role in delivery of health care in Far North Communities
What are the common strategies that hospitals will use to shorten the length of stay in hospitals?
Mergers, Rationalization, and Integration of Services
Tax credits for care
Out-patient and Community Support
True or false one of the barriers to health care is a shortage of family physicians
True or false: There is a flat rate charge to a patient in long-term care
False, there is no flat rate charge
What does MRI stand for?
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
What does PET stand for?
Positron Emission Tomography
True or False: In Ontario, a person can visit a doctor multiple times a day for the same condition
False, you can NOT visit a doctor multiple times a day for the same condition
Health insurance coverage is provided by?
provincial and territorial plans and also by private insurance plans.
True or False: Ambulance services are addressed in the Canada Health Act, therefore provinces and territories can establish their own guidelines.
False, they are NOT addressed
what is Palliative care?
provides care, medication and some medical supplies for individuals dying at home
True or False: Deductible is the amount of money an individual or family is required to pay toward health care costs before an insurance plan will take over.
Provinces are responsible for?
Establishing and maintaining hospitals, asylums, charities and charitable institutions.
Health Canada was formerly known as?
Department of Health and Welfare.
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board monitors
Price controls for patented drugs.
True or False: Natural and Non Prescription Health Products, all natural medicine is safe for everyone.
False, They're NOT all safe for everyone
Public Health Agency of Canada responds too?
True or False: Patients can pay for medical enhancements such as a fiberglass cast instead of the publicly funded plaster cast
Some provinces use revenue from?
Sales taxes and lotteries for health care
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