Introduction to Cardiac Diseases
Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Advanced Cardiology: Preventing heart failures and more

Cardiologists and doctors in general have to face various diseases and issues threatening the functions of the human heart. Therefore, average knowledge concerning its physics and functions won't suffice for students of medicine.

Within his role as medical director of cardiac rehabilitation, Dr. Joseph Alpert regularly examines complex aspects like heart failures, disorders of the endocardium or hypertension.

Moreover he exemplifies:

  • Heart valve defect
  • Disorders of the myokard
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac dysrhythmia

Course Details

  • Videos 37
  • Duration 4:32 h
  • Quiz questions 164
  • Articles 19


Your Educators of course Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.

Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.

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By emeka i. on 08. November 2017 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

very good lecture from experienced cardiologist. Simple explanation and easy to understand

Could use imaging
By Bjarni J. on 07. November 2017 for Conclusion – Congenital Heart Disease

Could really include some of the image diagnoses, seeing as you talk about them. Other than that good lecture.

Not for practicing MDs
By renae a. on 24. October 2017 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Not quite advanced enough for MDs. Nor is it in-depth enough.

Very interesting
By James A. on 30. September 2017 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Really like the way Dr Alpert explains everything with a lot example and concept to apply in the real life.

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