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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)
at the University of Rhode Island

Program Calendar

"CIPG" Workshops - Spring 2014

What is the Certificate in Interdisciplinary Practice in Geriatrics (CIPG) program?

What are the CIPG program requirements?

  We are updating and adding new content to the CIPG workshops for the Fall 2013-Spring 2014.
  Spring 2014 Workshops


Workshop 4: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Difficult Conversations across the Spectrum; Diagnosis through the End of Life

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Date & Time:

April 7, 2014

9:00 - 4:30 (registration/sign-in: 8:30-9:00)

Registration Deadline - extended to 4/2/2014


Crowne Plaza Hotel

801 Greenwich Ave, Warwick, RI


There are three ways to register:

Registration for Workshop 4 is closed at this time. However, if you would like to attend, please call Judith Sweeney at 401.874.5311 before 5PM on Friday, April 4.

1. Online -

2. By phone - for credit card registration only. Call Conference & Special Program Development at 401.874.2170

3. By mail. Complete the registration form in the program brochure and mail it, along with your payment, as instructed.

Registration & Fees:

*Special fees and cancellation policy apply for Workshop 4*

This workshop is funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Grant # UB4HP19208, which is subsidizing the cost of program registration for all participants. There is no fee to register for this workshop. However, there is an optional $49 fee for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and the 21% hotel services charge, as federal funds may not be used for this purpose.

Registration is required even if you do not choose the meal option. No Outside Food Is Allowed On Hotel Property.

Registration Deadline: 4/2/2014

If you have not received confirmation by this date, please call Judith Sweeney at 401.874.5311

Cancellation Policy for Workshop 4: Refunds for cancellations will not be granted. Registrants who are unable to attend may transfer their registration for Workshop 4, including the food option, without penalty.


Workshop 5 - specific title/focus TBA

Date: June 2, 2014

Time: 9:00 - 4:30 (registration/sign-in: 8:30-9:00)

Location: Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel

Registration & Fees:

We have a new fee schedule.

Early Bird Registration: $100 for registrations received or postmarked by the Early Bird deadline (TBA for Workshop 5)

Registration after the Early Bird deadline: $140

Student Registration: $50 - must show valid student ID at the door.

  CIPG Workshop Registration and Cancellation Policies

Registrations must be accompanied by full payment.

Checks, money orders, and institutional purchase orders for CIPG workshops should be made payable URI Conference and Special Program Development (CSPD).

Workshop Registration and Cancellation Policies




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