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Educational Programs

RIGEC develops and offers an array of interprofessional geriatric education programs including continuing-education workshops, faculty development in gerontology and geriatrics, teamwork development, clinical student training in teamwork and geriatric assessment, evidence-based practice improvement in the acute care setting, and special programs. RIGEC also offers training/curriculum materials that you can download and adapt for your own use.

For details about our programs, choose from the list below:

Continuing Education Workshops and CIPG Certificate

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Training

Faculty Development in Gerontology and Geriatrics

Clinical Student Training in Geriatric Assessment and Teamwork

 

Upcoming Workshops


Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research Webinar

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research Webinar

  Join us for a 30-minute “Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research” Webinar on June 4, 2015 at 12:15 PM EDT.  This program is offered in conjunction with Healthcentric Advisors. John Stoukides, MD, RPh, Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Roger Williams Medical Center, will discuss up to date research on treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.  Registration Required* […]

Training Employees for Alzheimer’s Management (TEAM) – In Spanish

Training Employees for Alzheimer’s Management (TEAM) – In Spanish

TEAM Training Workshop Offered in conjunction with the Rhode Island Alzheimer’s Association (RIAA), this 6–hour program will enhance staff  knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. The training, conducted in Spanish, will be held in two (2) 3-hour sessions on: Thursday, May 28, 2015 9am-noon Thursday, June 4, 2015 9am-noon Training sessions will be held […]

Alzheimer’s Disease:  Getting Started Series for Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease: Getting Started Series for Caregivers

Getting Started Series Flyer015 Family members, caregivers and friends of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related memory disorder are invited to this four-part series to learn, discuss and prepare. You will meet others who share similar concerns and experiences.  There is no cost to attend but registration is required. Part 1:  Memory Loss, Dementia […]

Bridging the Gap in Fragmented Health Care:  Safe Transitions

Bridging the Gap in Fragmented Health Care: Safe Transitions

Discharge from the hospital is a critical time of transition for elder patients.  This workshop will address ways to increase safety and improve health outcomes during this period.  Attendees will learn about the Affordable Care Act’s impact on quality & safety of care, how to navigate networks of care delivery, policy and program initiatives that can […]

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