Current Research

The CSSS-IUGS is actively involved in health promotion and prevention. As such, it participates in many research initiatives, in particular on lifestyle habits, suicide and vaccinations. 

Here are a few examples of research initiatives in which the CSSS-IUGS participated in 2011-2012:

  • Social workers and interventions in microsocial and macrosocial crises
  • Telehealth as a means to support practice: impact on nurses working in outlying regions
  • Pediculotis capitis in Quebec primary schools: prevalence of infestation, impact of outbreaks, and detection of pyrethrin resistance among lice
  • Study of factors which influence the practice of nursing in hormonal contraception in Quebec