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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.

Dual Diagnosis, Alzheimer's Disease and Down Syndrome


T.E.A.M. (Training Employees for Alzheimer's Management)


Getting Started


Brian R. Ott, M.D. Research Symposium


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