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Interprofessional Research for Community Services

RU Interprofessional: Collaborating for Healthy Communities facilitates and supports the process of developing a sustainable culture of interprofessional education, practice and research collaboration within and across the Faculty of Community Services.


Welcome to the TMU Interprofessional Research Guide!

This guide is intended to help students develop research collaboration practices within and across the Faculty of Community Services (FCS) and its community partners. 

The focus of this guide is to help students conduct research on the determinants of health, social justice, equality and community health in each field of study in order to improve client or patient care or service. 

This guide is intended for students in the following programs:

  • Child and Youth Care
  • Disability Studies
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Nutrition Communication
  • Occupational and Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Urban and Regional Planning and Urban Development

Search Terms

Try the following terms when searching for books and articles:

  • Interprofessional
  • "Inter-professional"
  • Collaborative person-centred care and services
  • Collaborative practice
  • Comprehensive care
  • Holistic care
  • Integrated care
  • Primary health care
  • Shared care
  • Accessible care
  • Holistic medicine
  • Health care delivery
  • Health care teams
  • Health services administration
  • Interagency coordination       
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Interprofessional education
  • Interprofessional practice
  • Interdisciplinary service teams
  • Interprofessional relations
  • Interprofessional teamwork
  • Patient care teams
  • Professional ethics
  • Services for children
  • Social determinants of health
  • Social work administration
  • Social work methods
  • Social service teamwork
  • Workplace teams

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This guide has been created by the Toronto Metropolitan University Library and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License unless otherwise marked.

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