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Medavera identifies gaps in knowledge and care, methodically researches the subject matter, identifies the top experts to guide the content, and then utilizes a format that will provide the best learning opportunity. We are always looking for new teaching methods and technologies in order to offer stimulating and actionable medical education. Medical education must be meaningful to become applied to clinical practice. Great content, respected leaders, and interesting formats create successful interactions and learning.
FEATURED PROJECTS

Evidence for the Increasing Role
of Natriuretic Peptides in the
Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure

Register online at HEFDI.org

This webinar presented by healthcare professionals James L. Januzzi Jr., Beth T. Davidson, and Ann S. Laramee, discusses evidence for the utility of natriuretic peptide testing to improve outcome, and presents case studies on the management of heart failure after admission and discharge.

Complimentary CME & CE Credits. There is no charge for the program or certificate, but registration is required for the webinar, access to the slides, and online post-test CME assessment.

Planned and developed by Medavera, Inc. and supported by educational grants from Quidel and Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

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