Natriuretic peptides and heart failure: Clinical practice application now and in the future
28 Sep 2022
The use of natriuretic peptide testing in clinical practice provides information that may not be obvious at the patient’s bedside. This online seminar discusses the latest clinical application of natriuretic peptides, examining how testing may support clinical judgment, reduce cost, and decrease serious medical events. In addition, this seminar will include an exploration of the relationship between natriuretic peptide levels and guideline-directed medical therapy in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Key learning objectives:
- Review the use of natriuretic peptide testing in the diagnosis and determination of disease severity in heart failure
- Identify the latest trends for use of natriuretic peptide testing in today’s clinical practice
- Examine the potential use of natriuretic peptides in relation to guideline-directed medical therapy
Who should attend?
Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, laboratorians, pathologists, biologists, and medical technologists.
Certificate of attendance
All webinar participants can request a certificate of attendance, including a learning outcomes summary, for continuing education purposes.