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 7
  • Duration 4:33 h
  • Quiz questions 29
  • Topic reviews 14


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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learned alot
By Neuer y. on 05. January 2017 for Congenital Heart Disease

there was a lot to learn, he spoke very well and made it to where i could understand.

Very Informative
By Grace S. on 03. December 2016 for Heart Failure

The lecture was informative and explained well. I am a sonographer and I would recommend other sonographers.

Very clear!
By Gabriel F. on 03. November 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Great lecturer! Easy to understand and the visuals help a lot.

Great lecture
By Younghee S. on 01. November 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Great overviews with very concise explanations!! Dr. Alpert's lecture is very easy to be understood. Thanks much! Hope the application become more affordable soon.

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