Presented by Dr. Rhigel Jay Alforque Tan
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Help for Hope: A Mental Health Care Webinar Series
This webinar presentation discusses depression in the clinical picture of anxiety and depression including its epidemiology, comorbidity, etiology , clinical presentation, common interventions as it applies to a sub-acute and community-based setting following standards of care.
This presentation seeks to identify:
The epidemiology, comorbidity, etiology, common interventions and standards of documentation among individual with depression and anxiety in a sub-acute and community-based care
The symptoms of individuals who have depression/anxiety and/or individuals who are experiencing recurrent depressive disorders.
Identify risk factors and warning signs of depression and anxiety disorders for proper referral and interventions.
Standard documentation practices applied in s sub-acute and community-based care setting.
Dr. Rhigel Jay Alforque Tan is currently an Assistant Professor at the UNLV School of Nursing and is serving as one of the seven members of the Nevada State Board of Nursing. He was the immediate past President serving and elected for three consecutive terms of the Board of Nursing. He was the first Asian and first Filipino elected President for three terms of the Board in its 95 years of existence.
He is actively involved in the Asian community of Las Vegas especially among the Filipinos where he co-founded the KALAHI Philippine Folkloric Ensemble, a cultural community-based organization aimed to unite Filipino-Americans in the Las Vegas area through preservation and promotion of the Filipino heritage through arts and culture. He has written and received funding for several grants from the Nevada Arts Council on behalf of the Filipino community of Las Vegas for cultural and diversity promotion. He is also active in the Catholic Church, organizing Filipino religious and spiritual events supported by the diocese of Las Vegas.
He was a board member and is presently one of the advisers of the Philippine Nurses Association of Nevada and initiated the formation of an Evidence Based Practice Committee of the association. Dr. Tan was also a member of the Clark County Emergency Corps, and the Zetta Kappa chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses.