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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island

Best Practice Guidelines & Clinical Trials

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - This page links to AHRQ's page on Evidence-based Practice. There are links to EPC reports on a variety of clinical categories and health care services. Source: AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Clinical Practice Guidelines - This link takes you directly to AHRQ's page on Clinical Practice Guidelines. From there, you can choose a specific topic to view in more detail, including "Clinical Practice Guidelines Online." Source: AHRQ

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)/John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing - A link to AACN's recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for Geriatric Nursing Care. - Developed by the US National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, this site provides patients, family members, and the public with up-to-date information on clinical research studies. Source:

National Guidelines Clearinghouse - NGC is a "public resource for evidence-based practice guidelines". NGC is sponsored by the Agency for Health Quality Research (AHQR) in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans. Information on this site is intened for health professionals. Source: NGC


Workshop 4: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Difficult Conversations across the Spectrum - April 7, 2014

Workshop 5: Title TBD - June 2, 2014

Go to Program Calendar.


2014 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics:

Couldn't attend the Thewlis Lecture?
Watch it on your computer anytime via Livestream!

(Audio kicks in at 13:53, during Dr. Clark's intro)