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Richmont is opening a portion of this course to Richmont alumni and the surrounding community for Continuing Education Credit. This event is not sponsored by the alumni association and does not fall under the benefits of founding membership status. 

When: Saturday, July 12, 2014 8:30am – 12:00pm

Where: Richmont Graduate University


Presenter: Shaw Wendi Fortuchang, MD

Topic: This workshop is designed as an introduction to psychopharmacology. Major emphasis will be on understanding neurologic substrates that are targeted with medications, recognizing the major classes of medication, understanding how medications are chosen, major side effects and how to assess and refer for medication.

Learning Objectives: As a result of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the neurologic theory behind the use of medications.
  • Utilize a working knowledge of the major classes of medication and individual medications in each class.
  • Describe medical conditions, which may mimic or complicate mental disorders.

Continuing Education: 3 NBCC-Approved Clock Hours Awarded. 3 CE Approved Clock Hours for Psychologists

Fees: $50.00

Registration: Click here. 

Please direct your questions regarding this seminar to Autumn Stephenson at or 423-648-2679.

Refunds must be requested prior to July 10. 

Richmont Graduate University is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.