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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - This web site contains access to and/or information on certification, employment, publications, legislative issues, practice information, etc.

American College of Nurse Practitioners - a nonprofit organization that focuses on advocacy and keeping NPs current on legislative, regulatory and practice issues. Source: ACNP

American Nurses Association - ANA represents Registered Nurses nationwide. The web site contains a information on continuing education online, career/professional issues, publications, etc.

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association - HPNA promotes excellence in end-of-life care. The site contains information on HPNA practice review courses, HPNA publications, job postings, etc. Source: HPNA

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing - This site offers a wealth of information about nursing best practices, clinical resources, research, policy, and more.

Medscape Nursing - contains professional and clinical information, full text articles, nursing news, and more. Requires login for full access.

National Institute of Nursing Research - NINR supports clinical & basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the lifespan. Source: NINR. This web site contains highlights & outcomes of current nursing research, health information, and legislative activities.

Sigma Theta Tau International - The Honor Society of Nursing, a nonpolitical organization, is committed to furthering the use of nursing research in health care delivery and public policy. Source: STTI

Upcoming CIPG Workshops

Workshop 1: Fundamental Concepts in Age-Related Changes and Wellness - 9/15/2014

Workshop 2: Assessing Geriatric Assessment: Why It Takes a Team to Do a Good Job - 11/3/2014



Alzheimer's Disease Training

Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.


Stay tuned for a additional programs this year!


View RI's State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias